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Foreign Language Courses: To Waive or Not to Waive?

Linda Hecker at work.Should students with learning differences be encouraged to substitute other courses such as Latin or Linguistics, instead of taking a foreign language course in college? In this article by LCIRT's Linda Hecker, M. Ed, a founding faculty member at Landmark College makes a strong case for not waiving foreign language requirements for college students with learning differences.  For those who would like to learn more about Linda's insights on teaching foreign languages to students with learning differences we have made an archived recording of her webinar on the topic entitled The Challenge of Learning a Second Language: Teaching Students who Learn Differently available.

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