NYU Steinhardt

Literacy of the Special Learner

  • Course Number: SPCED-GE 2055
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Exploration of diverse cognitive, neurological, & emotional characteristics & how these manifest in learners' literacy development. A focus on the atypical development & educational needs of students who experience difficulties in acquiring the literacy skills of listening, speaking, reading & writing. Overview of the practices of individual assessment of student literacy performance & teaching interventions for students with a special focus on dyslexia.
  • Old Course Number: E75.2055