EDUCATION 3680: Characteristics of Congnitive Disabilities

EDU 3680 Course Description

Prerequisite: EDU 2510
This course provides a comprehensive study of the characteristics of specifi c learning disabilities
and intellectual disabilities. Specifi c learning disorders related issues (e.g., medical aspects,
assessment, early identifi cation and intervention, learning and teaching theories, reading, oral
language, writing, math, social and emotional behavior and study skills) and related teaching
methods will be studied. The course also provides extensive study on understanding the
characteristics of mental retardation, teaching and training approaches for school children with
mental retardation. This course requires 20 hours of a fi eld experience working with children
with cognitive disabilities.


EDU 3680 Syllabus