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Learn about common language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), such as dyslexia, and about specific strategies to support adult learners with LBLD.


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Teachers and tutors of students with LBLD
  • Teachers and tutors of students with other learning challenges, including the challenge of learning English

Language-based learning disabilities (LBLDs) are common among adult learners, whether diagnosed or not. This 90-minute presentation will provide an overview of common LBLDs, and will highlight specific strategies and scaffolding for teachers to enhance their direct explicit instruction for these students. The strategies provided can be used across a wide array of courses.

Please note: You cannot access this session from the SABES website. You will receive an email 1-2 days before the session with instructions for how to access it.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts and meaning of the term “Language-based Learning Disability”
  • Be more competent in identifying the signs of language-based learning disabilities in your classroom
  • Choose effective instructional strategies to help students with language-based learning disabilities and other learning challenges demonstrate academic progress
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)
06/14/2022 - 3:00 pm to 06/14/2022 - 4:30 pm

United States

PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
ADEI (anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion)
ESOL/English Learners
Learning Disabilities / Differences
Mathematics and Adult Numeracy