Learning and the Brain (3)
Course Level: Graduate
A case study approach using interdisciplinary research with focus on brain-behavior relationships as they relate to learning and developmental disorders including dyslexia, language disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and autism spectrum disorders. Students complete a comprehensive case study on a child, involving interviews with professionals working with the child, review of assessment data, and review of research from scientific journals on instructional and remediation strategies. Usually offered every spring.