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Learning Disabilities and Instructional Techniques

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67.5 PDPs
Graduate Credits Available

Required for License(s): 

Biology/Chemistry/Earth and Space Science/Physics/Science/General Science/English/History/Humanities/Social Sciences – Initial (5-8)(8-12)

Moderate Disabilities – Initial (PreK-8)(5-12)

The course is a survey of the general field of learning disabilities, including history and definitions, as well as assessment and remediation. The course looks at the underlying neuro-developmental functions of the brain and how differences in brain functioning can lead to difficulties learning in school and can impact job performance in the workplace. The impact of these learning differences on individuals and on society are considered.

This course includes a pre-practicum field-based experience.

Credit

This course may be taken either as part of a Licensure Program or as an individual course for PDPs. Graduate Credit through Fitchburg State University is available at additional cost; Master’s Degree and CAGS options are available. This course is included in your CES Initial Licensure tuition cost if it is required for your program. If you are a Licensure Enrollee and your account is in good standing, please indicate your status when registering for the course. This course may also be taken individually for professional development and/or license renewal.

Important Notice for License Program Enrollees: Licensure Program Enrollees must take courses in sequence.

Course Structure

This course includes a mix of asynchronous and synchronous online learning experiences. The first meeting session will be held at 97 Hawley St. in Northampton (pending COVID guidance) with the remaining three via Google Meet. 

Coursework begins on the course start date. You will be required to log in and complete activities prior to the first online synchronous session. Please reserve all meeting dates listed.

Registration Options

Spring 2023
Registration Deadline: 01/03/2023 4:30pm EST
Spaces Available: 15
Instructors: Alice Bhukhmohan
Meetings Dates: Click to View Dates
Location: Hybrid - Online & CES Northampton
97 Hawley St., Northampton MA 01060

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$875.00/each

Registration

A maximum class size is set for each course and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of registrations for a course exceeds the maximum seats available or is too low to be able to conduct a quality learning experience, CES will inform you of available options.

Course Cancellation

If you wish to cancel your registration, please submit a request in writing (via mail, email or fax) no later than 7 business days before the workshop’s start date. After that, there are no refunds or billing adjustments.

In the event that a course is cancelled by the Collaborative for Educational Services, we will notify you as soon as possible. Please be sure to provide your best email address and phone number so we can contact you. Although every effort is made to avoid last minute cancellations, if an emergency arises, we will do our best to reach you at the phone number and email address you provide.

Inclement Weather

Any delays or cancellations are posted online at collaborative.org. You may also call 413.588.5979 after 6:30am for information about classes that day. Or for Early Childhood Professional Development information, please call 413.588.5570

Event Contact

Liza Manchester
Licensure Program
lmanchester@collaborative.org
4135885937
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