SPCE 660 Dyslexia: Identifying, Assessing, and Designing Effective Interventions
Indiana Senate Bill 217
This bill requires school corporations and charter schools to employ at least one individual to serve as an authorized reading specialist trained in dyslexia no later than the 2019-2020 school year. Learn More
The detection, evaluation, and remediation for dyslexia requires a particular set of skills and a specialized knowledge base not found in a traditional teaching baccalaureate degree. Enroll in SPCE 660  Dyslexia: Assess and Design and gain these specialized, invaluable skills, so you can be a resource and aid to your school, community, and state. 

Course Information

Through this course, you will gain information and skills and knowledge regarding:

  • the understanding of the characteristics of dyslexia
  • the dispensing of information about dyslexia and related services with teachers, parents, and students
  • identification and develop of materials discussing information on dyslexia that can be incorporated in a student's IEP
  • effective screening for risk factors associated with dyslexia
  • the requirements of Indiana Senate Bill 217
  • effective interventions and treatments used to assist students with dyslexia

Questions? Contact:

Dr. David McIntosh, Chair, 
Department of Special Education


Ready to Get Started? 

If you hold a bachelor's degree in education from an accredited college or university, you can enroll in this course as a non-degree seeking student. You must first apply for admission to Ball State Graduate School. Learn about the graduate school application process. Please note that there is not a separate step of applying to the academic program for this course. 

Once you are accepted by the Graduate School, you may enroll in this course through the Office of the Registrar as a non-degree student. You will be notified by the Registrar about when you can log in and sign up for this course. Learn more about registering for this course.

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