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Accomodating adults with disabilities in adult education programs 1998 This paper details six tips for effectively accomodating learners with disabilities in adult education programs.
Adult basic education and general educational development programs for disabled adults: a handbook for literacy tutors and instructors 1988 The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped successfully teaches ABE/GED classes for handicapped adults. This ...
Adult ESL literacy student and learning disabilities 1996 The publication provides an overview of learning disabilities and techniques that teachers in adult education have found...
Adult tests: selected assessment instruments appropriate for adults with disabilities 1989 The document is a list of assessment instruments which may be used in assessing the learning needs of the disabled perso...
Adults with learning disabilities 1998 This ERIC Digest looks at current definitions of learning disabilities, the experiences of adults with LD, factors influ...
Adults with learning disabilities: definitions and issues 1995 The intention of this fact sheet is to raise awareness about the nature of learning disabilities and their impact on the...
Americans with Disabilities Act and adult, career, and vocational education 1994 This alert discusses the implications of the Americans for Disabilities Act for adult, career, and vocational education....
Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, fact sheet 1990 This fact sheet briefly summarizes the main requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act related to employment, t...
Assistive technology: meeting the needs of adults with learning disabilities 1996 The publication provides an overview of assistive technology, which offers an adult with a learning disability compensat...
Building effective program linkages to establish a coordinated system of lifelong learning for adults with disabilities [1991] This is the proceedings from a joint conference of the Office of Vocational and Adult Education and the Office of Specia...
Building effective program linkages, first regional symposium 1992 This is a report of a symposium on transitional services for youth with disabilities through the coordination of seconda...
Deaf literacy program 1992 This report describes the design and outcomes of a one year (1991-1992) program developed to address the educational nee...
Disability & literacy: how disability issues are addressed in adult basic education programs 1998 This document reports on a national focus group that in 1997 looked at the current state of services for persons with di...
How can practitioners develop self-esteem in adults with learning disabilities? 1995 The newsletter contains a list of activities practitioners can use to develop self-esteem in adults with learning disabi...
Instructional strategies for adults with learning disabilities 1990 Each year increasing numbers of adults with learning disabilities are entering and being instructed in both adult educat...
Job Accommodation Network [1993] This brief describes the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), an international information and consulting services which pro...
Learning and coping strategies used by learning disabled students participating in adult basic education and literacy programs: a final report 1987 Report of a project intended to identify the learning and coping strategies used by learning disabled adults for reading...
Learning differently: meeting the needs of adults with learning disabilities 1989 This document is a summary of current literature regarding teaching reading to learning disabled adults. It includes wo...
Learning disabilities and Spanish-speaking adult populations: the beginning of a process 2000 This report is designed for policy makers and practitioners. It details the steps in the first two phases of a project t...
Learning disability definitions for literacy providers 1996 The field of learning disabilities is dynamic and definitions are changing. This paper provides definitions and informa...
Learning enhancement for adults with disabilities 1993 This document, the proceedings of the LEAD 2000 Congress, a group assembled to discuss LD problems of diagnosis, remedia...
Learning to achieve: a professional's guide to educating adults with learning disabilities October 2010 Learning to Achieve is a comprehensive project developed by the National Institute for Literacy to provide adult service...
Learning to achieve: a review of the research literature on serving adults with learning disabilities June 2009 This meta-analysis covers literature on research findings useful to practitioners and others working with adults with le...
National resources for adults with learning disabilities 1995 This publication is intended to provide information for adults who suspect or know they have a learning disability and t...
Project Upgrade; Adult Learning Disabilities: An Update 1988 This a report of a study done to help the educator develop a philosophy and understanding for working with the learning ...
Screening for adults with learning disabilities: the role of the practitioner in the assessment process 1995 This document provides information for the literacy practitioner regarding both an informal learner assessment which can...
Self-esteem: issues for the adult learner 1994 The newsletter contains a series of articles on the topic of self esteem and the adult learner. Included are:"How Not t...
Serving adults with learning disabilities: implications for effective practice 1998 This item contains four monographs written for adult literacy practitioners who need to enhance the delivery of adult le...
Social skills and adult with learning disabilities 1995 The newsletter contains a series of articles on the topic of social skills issues and adults with learning disabilities....
Teaching adults with learning disabilities 1990 Adult educators concur that youngsters with learning disabilities (LD) do not simply outgrow them. They become adults w...
Testing accommodations for persons with disabilities: a guide for licensure, certification, and credentialing 1992 This document provides general information to promote voluntary compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA...
Tips on teaching adults with learning disabilities 1992 This paper describes five specific teaching methods for adults with learning disabilities. Resources for additional info...
Transitioning students with disabilities 1991 Demographics project increasing numbers of Americans with disabilities as our population continues to age. Adult educati...
Who are adults with disabilities? The brief defines disability as it relates to American adults and cites statistics from the 1986 Survery of Disabled Ame...
Workplace literacy: employment issues for the adult learner with learning disabilities 1995 The newsletter contains a series of articles on the topic of employment issues for the adult learner with learning disab...
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