Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities Major

A major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities is a program that focuses on the design of educational services for children or adults with orthopedic and other health impairments which adversely affect their educational performance and that may prepare individuals to teach such students.

Includes instruction in identifying physically disabled students, developing individual education plans, teaching, and supervising students with orthopedic and other health impairments, counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities (use the College Search feature and enter "learning disabilities” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities?

With a major/degree in this program, individuals may find a career as (but not limited to) a special education teacher, a special education resource teacher, an educational diagnostician,  and a special education coordinator.  With all, you will likely work as part of a team to assess and address the learning needs of those individuals with special learning disabilities.

 

Associations and Professional Organizations in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities