EDRL 50810 Reading Methods and Strategies for Students with Dyslexia and Struggling Readers

Students will research the characteristics of the struggling readers with special attention for Dyslexia. The course will emphasize manifestations, warning signs, and symptoms in the classroom setting as well as the selection of appropriate strategies, methods, and materials for increasing success in reading for all students. Observation hours are required for this class. Students will be assisted in locating a setting where students with Dyslexia are receiving services. Students will be expected to devise personalized learning experiences for struggling readers. Upon completion, students will be able to effectively work with readers, their families and school districts to ensure that appropriate accommodations will be put in place.