Learn about common language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), such as dyslexia, and specific strategies to support adult learners with LBLD.
- Teachers and tutors of students with LBLD
- Teachers and tutors of students with other learning challenges, including the challenge of learning English
This professional development activity/course is designed for:
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.
- 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
Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to: