Gain the expertise required to identify undiagnosed dyslexic students and provide
targeted intervention to those in need.
UND's undergraduate Dyslexia and Language-Based Reading Disorders certificate will
teach you how to assess students with learning difficulties, and give them tools to
succeed in the classroom and beyond.
Certificates/Programs - Undergraduate
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Why earn a dyslexia certificate?
You'll have the opportunity to provide instruction and support to individuals and
groups of students who have complex reading and writing profiles.
This 3-course certificate provides educators and/or health care professionals with
background knowledge in the science of reading, screening, and assessment of reading
difficulties. Evidence-based intervention strategies to help children overcome reading
difficulties will also be taught.
This course incorporates current reading research to provide a solid foundation for understanding the linguistic components of reading. Aspects of language comprehension (background knowledge, vocabulary, language structure, verbal reasoning, literacy knowledge) and word recognition (phonological awareness, decoding, sight recognition) will be explicitly taught. F.
This course introduces students to evidence-based standardized and non-standardized methods to assess foundational reading skills. Students will practice assessing foundational skills and interpreting the results. S.
CSD 312. Intervention for language-based reading difficulties. 3 Credits.
This course will provide an overview of evidence-based methods to teach students with dyslexia or language-based reading difficulties. Particular emphasis will be placed on systematic, multi-sensory phonological processing models. Prerequisites: CSD 310 and CSD 311. SS.
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