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Teaching adults with learning disabilities

Series or Serial: ERIC digest; no. 99

Publisher: The Ohio State University

Published At: Columbus, OH

Date Published: 1990

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University

Source Address: 1900 Kenny Road

Source City/State/Zip: Columbus Ohio 43210

Phone: 614-292-4353

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Adult Education; Learning Disabilities; Special Needs Students

Adult educators concur that youngsters with learning disabilities (LD) do not simply outgrow them. They become adults with LD, and many of them participate in adult education programs. This ERIC Digest discusses the number of adult learners with LD, identifies relevant issues, describes intervention strategies, and suggests specific techniques that adult educators can use with their LD students.

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