Adults with Learning Disabilities
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Adults with Learning Disabilities - OEL718
Credits: 3 (Online)
This course provides insight into the needs and issues of Adults with Learning Disabilities in the educational or training setting and society as a whole. You will gain general knowledge and awareness of the various exceptionalities with a primary focus on understanding adults with learning disabilities. Strategies and skills are explored so that educators/trainers can provide appropriate modifications and accommodations to course content, delivery and evaluation, to ensure that all learners have an opportunity to be successful.
Note: Students are required to view the video - How Difficult Can This Be? A F.A.T. City Learning Disability Workshop - by Richard Lavoie. (F.A.T. stands for Frustration, Anxiety and Tension.) This video can be rented for a minimal fee from most chapters of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario or by calling the main office in Toronto. Additional sources may include your local school or school board and local community, college and university libraries.
January 14, 2020 - April 21, 2020
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