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Learn about common language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), such as dyslexia, and specific strategies to support adult learners with LBLD.


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Teachers and tutors of students with LBLD
  • Teachers and tutors of students with other learning challenges, including the challenge of learning English

Language-based learning disabilities are common among adult learners, whether diagnosed or not. This 90-minute presentation will provide an overview of common LBLDs such as dyslexia. The session will also highlight specific strategies and scaffolding for teachers to enhance their direct explicit instruction for these students. The strategies provided can be used across a wide array of courses.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Begin to identify the signs of language-based learning disabilities in your students
  • Begin to employ effective instructional strategies to help students with diagnosed learning disabilities demonstrate academic progress
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)

United States

PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
ABE/Adult Education
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
ESOL/English Language Learner
Learning Disabilities
Mathematics and Adult Numeracy