Participants will learn how to become effective advocates for parents/caregivers of students with dyslexia. This will include: developing an understanding of the Individuals with Disabilities and Education Act (IDEA); FAPE; developing effective IEPs or 504s; how to request and receive appropriate services and interventions; appropriate accommodations; letter writing, dispute processes and resolutions, as they all relate to a student with dyslexia. Participants will complete a case study.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for educators participating in online course provided by Dyslexia Training Institute.
Students must be registered for this course prior to registering with USD for credit: https://www.dyslexiatraininginstitute.org/certification.html
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation courses after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: March 3, 2023 (11:59pm PST)
Enrollment Open Through: November 9, 2023 (11:59pm PST)
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