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Learning Effectiveness Program

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About Us

Our Mission

The mission of the LEP is two-fold:

1. To support and serve DU students
2. To serve as a resource to the University community

We partner with students in individualized settings to support and enable them as they:

• understand their learning difference and how it impacts their experience
• develop organizational and learning strategies based on their strengths
• identify, access, and effectively use resources
• develop executive functioning abilities and enhance metacognitive awareness
• find a healthy balance between social, personal, and academic activities
• develop educational goals consistent with their life's passion and objectives
• identify vocational goals that enable them to lead lives of meaning and purpose, as
defined by them

The LEP works with the greater University of Denver community to expand the definition of Inclusive Excellence, to include those who learn "differently".

We do this by:

• offering information and trainings to academic departments, faculty, and other
student service professionals related to neuro diversity and learning differences
• making self- advocacy skill building a central focus for students so that academics,
as well as other activities on campus, are accessible to all types of learners
• offering information and trainings related to the principles of Universal Design for
• expanding awareness related to learning differences as important aspects of identity
and identity development