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Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

(2 students)

This course includes:

02:15:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

8 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion


Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course:

  • Understanding learning disabilities and dispelling misconceptions
  • Identifying different types of learning disabilities
  • Creating effective Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
  • Adapting the classroom environment for inclusive learning
  • Implementing teaching strategies for reading, writing, and math difficulties

Course Overview:

Learning disabilities are a group of disorders that affect the way students process, store and retrieve information. They can cause reading, writing, math, memory, attention and behaviour difficulties. Students with learning disabilities often struggle to keep up with their peers and may experience low self-esteem, frustration and isolation. Delve into the intricacies of learning disabilities, from understanding the various types, such as dyslexia and ADHD, to the critical role of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) in providing tailored support. Discover how to adapt your teaching methods to cater to students' unique needs, fostering their reading, writing, and math skills.

Course Benefits:

By enrolling in this course, you're not just gaining knowledge but becoming an advocate for students with learning disabilities. You'll be equipped to create a classroom where every student can succeed regardless of their challenges. This knowledge is your gateway to a career that goes beyond traditional teaching. It opens up opportunities to work in special education, inclusion programs or as a resource for fellow educators seeking guidance in supporting students with learning disabilities.

Career Path:

  • Special Education Teacher: Provide specialised instruction and support to students with learning disabilities.
  • Inclusion Coordinator: Oversee inclusive education programs and collaborate with teachers to support students with disabilities.
  • Education Consultant: Offer expertise in inclusive teaching strategies to schools and educational organisations.
  • Behaviour Intervention Specialist: Address behaviour challenges associated with learning disabilities and implement positive behaviour strategies.
  • IEP Coordinator: Facilitate the development and monitoring of Individualized Education Plans for students with disabilities.
Course content

Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

1 Introduction to Learning Disabilities


2 Types of Learning Disabilities


3 Understanding Individualised Education Plans (IEPs)


4 Classroom Adaptations for Students with Learning Disabilities


5 Teaching Strategies for Reading Difficulties


6 Teaching Strategies for Written Expression


7 Teaching Strategies for Math Difficulties


8 Behaviour Management and Social Skills for Students


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