Course participants will be engaged in two supervised practica with students who have literacy disabilities, one student at the middle school level and one at the high school level. Course participants will use their content and pedagogical knowledge and skills to diagnose and remediate reading, writing, and language skills; they will learn to work with school personnel to optimize students' learning as they communicate with caregivers and families about students'' literacy and language growth, making suggestions for family and home support. Application for the practicum must be submitted three months prior to placement and course registration; approval by the Education Department is required. Class Notes: Closed Class. Permission Number Required from the Department Chairperson.