Course: SPED 502MM. Reading/Language Arts Instruction for Diverse K-12 Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities (3)
Prerequisites: SPED 400, SPED 406, SPED 416; SPED 403MM or SPED 506MMA/B. Pre/Corequisite: SPED 501MM. Prerequisites for the Dual Single Subject/Education Specialist Program: EPC 420, SED 521, SPED 403MM; Pre/Corequisites for the Dual Single Subject/Education Specialist Program: SPED 416, SPED 501MM. This course develops understanding of reading processes and the reading and written language problems of students with mild/moderate disabilities. Emphasis is given to informal diagnostic assessment procedures and intensive focused intervention. Evidence-based approaches to supporting the development of individualized interventions in phonemic awareness, word decoding, fluency, vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension are critically examined and applied.