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Understanding Dyslexia

EDUC 600

The purpose of this course is to understand dyslexia, a learning disability whereby children and adults have difficulty reading. Knowledge of the strategies to overcome learning difficulties using recent advances in technology and communication, provide students with a better chance of experiencing success in learning, school and living.


  • Our goal is to understand dyslexia, and how to overcome the difficulties through knowledge, communication, community, technology, strategies and accommodation.

Required Texts:

Product Details

Foss, Ben (2013). The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan. New York, NY: Ballantine Books