NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Understanding Dyslexia

EDUC 600




Instructor: Dewey J. Walsh

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Correspondence

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $280

Course Description:

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

Special Instructions:

The total cost includes the NDSU graduate credit however textbook(s) are not included.

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