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SPEDĀ 517 Literacy for Students with Exceptionalities

Content: Curriculum and instructional practices based on validated research for teaching reading and writing to students with disabilities and the Council for Exceptional Children and International Dyslexia Association standards for practice. Topics include the causes and correlates of reading difficulties including dyslexia, research-validated reading curricula, results of the National Reading Panel, models of reading instruction (K-12) emphasizing reading comprehension outcomes, basic reading skills, learning strategy acquisition, and progress monitoring with Specifically Designed Instruction in reading based on the Common Core State Standards.
Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 2 semester hours.