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Assistive technology: meeting the needs of adults with learning disabilities

Corporate Name: National Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities Center (U.S.)

Series or Serial: NALLD

Publisher: Academy for Educational Development

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1996

Distributor: Academy for Educational Development

Source Address: 1875 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20009-1202

Material Type: Article

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 12 p.

Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Adult Students; Assistive Devices (for Disabled)

The publication provides an overview of assistive technology, which offers an adult with a learning disability compensatory techniques. Suggestions of different devices and approaches are organized by the various tasks for which they are useful, including personal management, listening, visual processing, math, reading, written language, and multimedia approaches. Services and resources for additional assistance are given.

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