About the Department of Learning Disabilities

The Department of Learning Disabilities focuses on in-depth learning of theoretical and empirical aspects of learning disabilities, as well as diagnosing and treating them. The curriculum includes theoretical studies and research expertise. In addition, the program enables students to specialize in diagnosing and treating learning disabilities in the life cycle. Specifically, the program offers specialization in learning disabilities in preschool, elementary school, junior high, high school and adults.
The purpose of the program of learning disabilities is to train specialists for research, teaching, assessment and individual therapy, curriculum development, systematic work in the field of learning disabilities.
 
The Brain and Behavior Center at Haifa University works together with the Department of Psychology, Department of Neurobiology and Ethology and Department of Learning Disabilities. This center offers a personally customized learning curriculum in an empirical course on the topic of “Brain and Behavior”, which focuses on the human brain.  The purpose of the program is to train researchers.

Program Goals: The goal of the program of learning disabilities is to train experts in research, teaching, assessment and individual therapy, curriculum development, systematic work in the field of learning disabilities.
The purpose of the program in the brain and behavior is to train researchers.
The Department of Learning Disabilities is unique in the country and is one of the few in the world.
The Department staff consists of leading researchers in the field, both on the national and international level.
The department offers a unique academic and clinical curriculum, the only one in the country.
Courses and training are conducted in small groups and individual training.
Clinical expertise focuses on several age divisions: childhood, young adult (junior or high school), adults.