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FOR ADULTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

These courses are designed for enrolled students with a verified Learning Disability and will teach you skills to succeed in your academic or vocational courses. To enroll in LRS 10-14 courses, contact Tascha Whetzel at 468-3151. She will discuss your specific needs, and help you choose the class that will be most helpful for your situation. She will give you a signed Registration Card that you can take to the Admissions & Records Department.  For information about LRS 2, contact Susan Orozco  at 468-3032.

 LRS 2  Adapted Computer Access for Students with Disabilities

 Individualized instruction in the use adaptive computer software and equipment, such as Kurzweil, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Screen Readers, and adaptive keyboards.

 LRS 10 Reading Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

 Group instruction and lab time. Strategies for improving reading accuracy, vocabulary, comprehension, phonics and word decoding.  Study and organizational skills will also be discussed.

 LRS 11 Writing Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

 Group instruction and lab time. Strategies for improving grammar, sentence structure, word order, word usage and spelling. Composition of effective sentences and paragraphs. Assistive software to develop organizational skills for essays and research papers.  Study and organizational skills will also be discussed.

 LRS 12 Math Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

 Group instruction and lab time. Strategies to improve skills in basic arithmetic computation, word problems, and general math concepts. Development of skills and concepts for Algebra and higher Math. Study and organizational skills will also be discussed.

LRS 14 Mainstream Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

Group instruction and lab time. Specific strategies to improve reading comprehension, oral communication, written communication, and study skills. Targeted practice to maximize student success in academic and vocational coursework. 

FOR DISABLED ADULTS

   ***As of 2/3/12, LRS 500 has been removed from the schedule on a temporary basis & may return in the Spring 2013 semester.  Please contact us with your questions and/or concerns at 707-468-3031 or drc@mendocino.edu*** 

    

Created: April 02, 2009 @ 10:21 AM
Last Modified: December 19, 2012 @ 10:28 AM

 





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