GRADUATE Course – Understanding Special Learning Populations

“Today the chances are good that you know someone with autism or autism – like characteristics.”
“Have you ever come across a child who’s always on the move? They might have ADHD.”
“Gifted learners have competencies and abilities that go two or more years beyond their grade and/or age level.”

1  Graduate Credit

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SELF-STUDY: Supporting Special Needs in the Classroom (10 hours)

“This course is an excellent overview of extremely complex student issues faced by all of us in the teaching profession today.”
Welcome to this dual course aimed to help you understand more about supporting special needs in the classroom. This dual course consists of the following 5 hour courses:

Recognition of Early-onset Mental […]

SELF-STUDY: Understanding Special Learning Populations (15 hours)

 
“Today the chances are good that you know someone with autism or autism – like characteristics.”
 
“Have you ever come across a child who’s always on the move? They might have ADHD.”
 
“Gifted learners have competencies and abilities that go two or more years beyond their grade and/or age level.”

Type of […]

How Can I Help Students with ADHD to Visually Focus?

How Can I Help Students with ADHD to Visually Focus?

Students with ADHD often have weak visual focus and weak muscles in the eyes can also make visual focus more difficult.
When eyes focus, they usually lead the ears to focus. This is why we often want students to look at us when giving instruction.
For younger students, try to get to their level and look them […]

Professional Development 1 Credit: Understanding Special Learning Populations

Professional Development 1 Credit: Understanding Special Learning Populations

 
 
“Today the chances are good that you know someone with autism or autism – like characteristics.”
“Have you ever come across a child who’s always on the move? They might have ADHD.”
“Gifted learners have competencies and abilities that go two or more years beyond their grade and/or age level.”

Spring enrollments closed.
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How can I help Students with ADHD Follow Written Instructions?

How can I help Students with ADHD Follow Written Instructions?

It is possible for students with ADHD to have trouble sustaining focus with their eye muscles. For this reason, students with ADHD face difficulties in written instructions. If the material is not interesting the students tend to get bored easily and tediousness commences.
A number of students with ADHD tend to skip or quickly scan through […]

SELF-STUDY: Understanding Special Learning Populations (15 hours)

“Gifted learners have competencies and abilities that go two or more years beyond their grade and/or age level.”
As teachers, we all face situations where we accommodate students with special needs in our classrooms. In such situations, how can we modulate our teaching to ensure that we reach each and every child? […]

SELF-STUDY: Understanding ADHD (5 hours)

Have you ever come across a child who’s always on the move?
They might have had ADHD.
Have you ever come across a child who’s always on the move? They might have had ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder or ADHD is seen commonly in today’s classroom. Children with this condition are restless, find […]

How can I help Students with ADHD deal with Negative Thoughts?

How can I help Students with ADHD deal with Negative Thoughts?

Many experts study and write about the issue of self-esteem in students. Dr. John Ratey focuses in this area for students with ADHD. He writes about “ANTS” – which stands for Automated, Negative Thoughts – and claims that this is something students with ADHD often tend to develop.
These ANTS can either crush the spirit of the […]

What are the Strengths of Students with ADHD?

What are the Strengths of Students with ADHD?

Students with ADHD have many positive traits that are directly tied to their active, impulsive minds. While diagnostic criteria and treatment plans focus on negative aspects of hyperactivity, impulsive problems or attention deficits, there are a lot of positive aspects regarding children with ADHD. Teachers should note that not all children with ADHD will have […]

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