EDEM618

Dyslexia: Identification and Intervention

30 points

Occurrences

  • EDEM618-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020 - Not Offered
  • EDEM618-20S2 (D) Semester Two 2020 (Distance)

Description

The aim of this course is to provide the students with an understanding of dyslexia as it relates to educational practice. Identifying procedures will be covered, which will provide the student with an understanding of the main characteristics associated with dyslexia. This will also cover theories of causes of dyslexia and literacy problems, as well as ways of differentiating dyslexia from other learning difficulties. This background will be used to cover some of the methods that have been used to overcome some of the learning problems related to dyslexia.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School