Learning Disabilities course

Learn to create an effective inclusive classroom

Course synopsis

If you are planning to venture into the field of Learning Disabilities then opt for Asian College of Teachers’ courses on Learning Disabilities offered in Certificate, Diploma and Post Graduate levels and gain an in-depth understanding of Learning Disabilities and make a genuine difference as an educator in an inclusive classroom environment. The course aims to provide you with a thorough idea and will acquaint you with the types of behaviour related to various types of learning disabilities and how to identify them in learners. It will also equip you with the appropriate strategies and approaches to adopt in order to maintain a warm relationship with the learners and foster a proper learning environment in the classroom. The Certificate course will equip you in understanding the various learning disabilities or helping students with reading and writing problems which usually occurs in early childhood and can generally be diagnosed in the pre-school stage of a child. The Diploma level is an advanced stage of the program and deals with identifying children with LDs, helping them with varied problems and managing student behaviour among others. Post Graduate Diploma level is a much advanced level course which aids in understanding children with various disorders and disabilities. It provides a complete understanding of Learning Disabilities and aids in understanding social and emotional development of students with LD along with the much needed support required at various stages and their effectiveness as well as the possible outcomes.

The P G Diploma level comes with another CACHE endorsed course that will aid in strengthening your skills as an educator for children with learning disabilities.

Who is this course for?

The course is beneficial for:

  • Class teachers in inclusive classrooms
  • Aspiring/working teachers or SEN teachers
  • Shadow teachers
  • Preschool teachers
  • Assistant teachers
  • Kindergarten and Elementary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teachers
  • Secondary School Teachers
  • Advisors/ counsellors in educational institutes
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs willing to open a crèche or a day-care centre

Curriculum

Certificate Syllabus

  • Phase 1 : Understanding Learning Disabilities
  • Phase 2 : Identifying Students with LDs
  • Phase 3 : Making Sense of the IEP
  • Phase 4 : Understanding Service Locations
  • Phase 5 : Learning the Right Teaching Strategies
  • Phase 6 : Helping Students with Word Identification Problems
  • Phase 7 : Helping Students with Reading Comprehension Problems
  • Phase 8 : Helping Students with Written Expression Problems

Diploma Syllabus

  • Phase 1 : Understanding Learning Disabilities
  • Phase 2 : Identifying Students with LDs
  • Phase 3 : Making Sense of the IEP
  • Phase 4 : Understanding Service Locations
  • Phase 5 : Learning the Right Teaching Strategies
  • Phase 6 : Helping Students with Word Identification Problems
  • Phase 7 : Helping Students with Reading Comprehension Problems
  • Phase 8 : Helping Students with Written Expression Problems
  • Phase 9 : Helping Students with Math Reasoning and Calculation Problems
  • Phase 10 : Modifying Your Classroom
  • Phase 11 : Managing Student Behaviour
  • Phase 12 : Linking Home and School
  • Phase 13 : Instructional Methods to help students with LD overcome challenges in an Inclusive Classroom
  • Phase 14 : Learning Strategies & Assessment Techniques for students with LD
  • Phase 15 : Visual and Auditory Processing Disorder
    • Spatial Relation
    • Visual Agnosia
    • Visual Closure
    • Visual Discrimination
  • Phase 16 : Non Verbal Disability
  • Phase 17 : Specific Learning Disabilities:
    • Dyslexia
      • Phonemic Awareness
      • Phonics
      • Fluency
      • Vocabulary
      • Text Comprehension
  • Phase 18:
    • Dysgraphia
    • Dyscalculia

PG Diploma Syllabus

  • Phase 1 : Understanding Learning Disabilities
  • Phase 2 : Identifying Students with LDs
  • Phase 3 : Making Sense of the IEP
  • Phase 4 : Understanding Service Locations
  • Phase 5 : Learning the Right Teaching Strategies
  • Phase 6 : Helping Students with Word Identification Problems
  • Phase 7 : Helping Students with Reading Comprehension Problems
  • Phase 8 : Helping Students with Written Expression Problems
  • Phase 9 : Helping Students with Math Reasoning and Calculation Problems
  • Phase 10 : Modifying Your Classroom
  • Phase 11 : Managing Student Behaviour
  • Phase 12 : Linking Home and School
  • Phase 13 : Instructional Methods to help students with LD overcome challenges in an Inclusive Classroom
  • Phase 14 : Learning Strategies & Assessment Techniques for students with LD
  • Phase 15 : Visual and Auditory Processing Disorder
    • Spatial Relation
    • Visual Agnosia
    • Visual Closure
    • Visual Discrimination
  • Phase 16 : Non Verbal Disability
  • Phase 17 : Specific Learning Disabilities:
    • Dyslexia
      • Phonemic Awareness
      • Phonics
      • Fluency
      • Vocabulary
      • Text Comprehension
  • Phase 18:
    • Dysgraphia
    • Dyscalculia
  • Phase 19 : Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
  • Phase 20 : Language Processing Disorder
  • Phase 21 : Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
  • Phase 22 : Dyspraxia
  • Phase 23 :
    • Social and Emotional Development of Students with LD
    • Social Skill Training
    • Decision Making and Problem Solving Skill

(Additional course with PG Diploma Level by paying an additional amount of 120 USD : CACHE endorsed online course
- Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Needs).

How do you learn?

  • Online mode of learning
  • Course accessible from any corner of the globe at any time
  • Being an online program, you can pursue the course alongside other commitments in your life
  • Comprehensive study materials
  • Our co-ordinators and tutors provide support and guidance throughout
  • Assignments at the end of each module
  • Support team is there to clear your doubts and queries

Career Path

Get the opportunity to become an accomplished professional such as:

  • Teacher in an inclusive classroom
  • Shadow teacher
  • Assistant teacher
  • Teacher-in-charge
  • Advisor/ counsellor
  • Budding entrepreneur

The courses in Learning Disabilities prepare you as a certified teaching professional equipped with all the knowledge required to become an efficient teacher equipped to cater children with various learning disabilities. After successfully completing the respective levels of the course on Learning Disabilities, many new and exciting opportunities are sure to find their way in your professional teaching career. Any course you pick will enhance your skills that will help you in your current role or any role that requires you to learn about SEN.

Certificate Course Duration & Fees

  • Duration of Certificate course is 4 months, Diploma is 8 months, P G Diploma is 12 months
  • Access to the CACHE course will be valid for 12 months' period
  • Courses can also be pursued in the fast-track mode
  • You can learn at your own pace and time
  • Course can be accessed anytime, anywhere
  • Completely online with provisions for doubt-clearing sessions
  • Globally recognised certificate from ACT
  • For P G graduates, get an additional certificate from CACHE
Course Name Duration USD GBP THB
Certificate 4 months 200 USD 175 GBP 6600 THB
Diploma 8 months 300 USD 250 GBP 10000 THB
PG Diploma 12 months 550 USD 425 GBP 18000 THB

Support from ACT

  • Complete support throughout the course – email us your queries and we will reach out to you at the earliest
  • You can learn at your own pace
  • 100% placement assistance for all our students

Complete online support from our experienced tutors of Asian College of Teachers for the Learning Disabilities program. Our tutors are committed to helping you achieving your learning goals and are always there to share their knowledge and provide you solutions regarding your queries. Our tutors and coordinators provide you the much needed support and will guide you throughout. Since the course offers flexible learning you can take the opportunity to learn at your own pace and clear all your doubts as and when required.

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