This course focuses on current theories of reading comprehension, and the cognitive and language underpinnings of reading comprehension difficulties. Restricted to course-based MEd Special Education Cohort students. EDPY 580 is the 5th course in the prescribed sequence. Prerequisite: EDPY 577. Students will not receive credit for both EDPY 597: Reading Comprehension Difficulties: From Assessment to Intervention and EDPY 580.