Special Education Law and Dyslexia (prev #: EDU-736C)

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Dyslexia Training Institute Participants Only

Participants will have an overview of the Individuals with Disabilities and Education Act (IDEA), IEPs, 504 Plans, appropriate accommodations, letter-writing, receiving appropriate services and interventions, dispute processes and resolutions, as they relate to a student with dyslexia.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 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.

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What You Will Learn

  • Evaluate IDEA law as it relates to dyslexia
  • Evaluate and develop IEPs or 504 Plans
  • Review and understand evaluations and testing
  • Determine appropriate goals and services for students with dyslexia
  • Understand the steps to dispute resolution


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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I really appreciate the emphasis on current legislation and its relevance to dyslexia and the IEP process.