Meeting the Challenge
Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities in the University Classroom

This workshop will focus on meeting the needs of individuals with learning disabilities in the university classroom. An overview of characteristics, laws, teaching strategies, accommodations, and modifications will be provided. A discussion of the role of faculty in working with students with learning disabilities will be presented. A simulation video will be used to provide insight into the problems individuals with disabilities encounter in the classroom. Small group sessions will be used to brainstorm ways of addressing these issues in the various disciplines. The Office of Disabled Student Services will be invited to share information on services on Xavier. If at all possible, students with learning disabilities will be invited to share their successes and challenges.

  • Led by: Drs. Deborah Bordelon, Theresa Rheams, and Rosalind Hale (Education)
  • Date: Saturday, February 1, 2003
  • Time: 9:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Note: A continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 AM; lunch will also be provided.

To register: Please e-mail or call Arriana at ext. #7512.

Tags: breakfast, lunch
Format: uncategorized
Event ID: 00089

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