Teaching Students with Communication Needs (Learning Disabilities)

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Teaching students with communication needs (Learning Disabilities) provides an in-depth body of study, knowledge and information that will build teacher capacity, with respect to teaching students with Learning Disabilities (LD). This course focuses on the following key areas:

  • Identifying and recognizing LDs
  • Assessment
  • Instructional strategies
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Transitions
  • Advocacy
  • Community supports

Teachers will utilize Ministry documents, Policy/Program Memorandums (PPM) and other various print and/or web resources that reflect current practices. The course focuses on the needs of learners that present with an LD profile by developing and implementing responsive and respectful programs based on appropriate, holistic assessments.


  • Certificate of Qualification and Registration or Interim Certificate of Qualification and Registration (ICQR) or ICQR (Limited) with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Basic Qualifications in Primary or Junior divisions or Intermediate or Senior divisions in general studies.