Language Based Learning Disabilities

Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Instructor: 
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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How children learn, especially ones with disabilities, depends upon their relationship and connection with their parents and teachers. Our Language Based Learning Disabilities course provides support for parents, teachers, and caregivers by discussing how to foster positive relationships, how to accurately assess disabilities, and how to support children both at home and at school.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize types of language-based learning disabilities
  • Identify how to correctly assess and support your child
  • Recall aspects of memory, information processing, and attention deficits
  • Describe how to navigate life outside of school and how to gain independence

Language Based Learning Disabilities Module 1
Difficulties and Assessments  

What exactly is a language-based learning difficulty? Our first module discusses the co-occurrence of language difficulties and how to properly have your child assessed. We also cover ways to support children and form strong bonds with them. 

  • Child’s Learning Environment
  • Levels of Support in Public Schools
  • Private Assessments
  • Collaboration
  • Forming a Strong Bond with Your Child

Language Based Learning Disabilities Module 2
Overview of Language Disabilities

In our second module, we describe techniques for establishing a good relationship with parents, teachers, and administrators. We also address some major language disabilities: dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia.

  • Navigating School
  • Promoting Active Learning
  • Dyslexia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Dyscalculia

Language Based Learning Disabilities Module 3
Nuts and Bolts of Memory

Children with language based learning disabilities struggle with auditory and visual processing skills. In this module we discuss concepts behind information processing, memory, and sustaining attention. We also describe how to manage symptoms of ADHD.

  • Information Processing
  • Memory
  • Managing ADHD
  • Sustained Attention
  • Managing Upper Level Demands

Language Based Learning Disabilities Module 4
Cultivating Independence

In our final module we take a look at how to navigate life outside of school. We describe ways to promote social skills, increase independence, gain employment, and create healthy lifestyles.

  • Succeeding at Life
  • Navigating Life Outside School
  • Promoting Social Skills
  • Cultivating Independence After High School
  • Independent Living

 

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The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player