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APLUS Teacher Leader: Dual Language Programs: Students with Special Education Needs is a Course

APLUS Teacher Leader: Dual Language Programs: Students with Special Education Needs

Ended Oct 1, 2022
1 credit

Full course description

1 Virtual Professional Development Hour

During this module you will:

  • explore factors that dual language educators should consider when determining whether dual language students’ struggles are due to a learning disability or language acquisition
  • review characteristics of language acquisition that may appear similar to a learning disability
  • discover some common misconceptions regarding second language learners with special needs, and
  • consider whether it is appropriate to provide dual language instruction to students with special needs.