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Home > Academics > Academic Programs > MLDE (Endorsement Learning Disabilities K-12)

The Learning Disabilities Endorsement program provides a comprehensive program of study to address the needs of students with learning disabilities to help them reach their fullest potential in an academic setting. Certified teachers are prepared to understand the field of LD as it relates to general education issues and practices, as well as other exceptionalities in special education from inception to current practice.

Students in the MLDE program learn to effectively administer, interpret, and report formal and informal assessments of students to accurately identify disabilities and current levels of performance. Students also learn to develop and employ research-based instructional strategies to address individual needs in all educational environments. Course work and field experience emphasize consultation and collaboration with parents and allied service providers in light of inclusion and transition planning.

Candidates may opt solely for the Learning Disabilities Endorsement alone or incorporate it into a master’s degree.

Check current tuition rates.

Reduced rates are available for Madonna University alumni and teachers in the Archdiocese of Detroit. The Archdiocese also offers a tuition assistance program for qualified candidates working in the Archdiocese of Detroit Schools. Please contact the Office of Catholic Schools at 313-237-5770 for information.

For more information about our Austism Spectrum Disorders Master's Program, contact:

Dr. Jill Robinson
College of Education
Room 2228

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