Taught course at Prescott College in Arizona, Diagnosis and Assessment of Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities. Have the Course Syllabus and Contract saved on my memory stick.
Course Description: This course provides the student with an opportunity to develop a comprehensive view of evaluation and assessment for special education identification, placement, and instructional planning including diagnostic instruments, procedures for identifying and placing individuals with exceptional learning needs, appropriate uses and limitations of such assessments, legal and ethical considerations, pertinent state and national academic standards including national common core standards, measurement theory and key terminology, IEP procedures, and sensitivity to culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Students will review the most current assessment standards and practices from the Council for Exceptional Children. Attention is also given to informal assessment practices addressing learning and behavior of individuals with exceptional learning needs.