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Local Program Administrators

Getting Started with Assistive Technology

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2007
This article gives an overview of the most common categories of assistive technology (AT) that support literacy and language development.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Learners
Curriculum Developers

Academic Writing and Generation1.5: Pedagogical Goals and Instructional Issues in the College Composition Classroom

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2004

The adult education field is beginning to look more closely at assisting students in transitioning to secondary schooling opportunities, meaning, programs need to focus on developing academic...

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Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles (ASRP)

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2009

Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles (ASRP) provides research-based assessment strategies to improve reading instruction for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Adult Secondary Education (ASE)...

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Professional Developers
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Guidance and Career Counselors’ Toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options

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2006
This toolkit is intended to help guidance and career counselors to better assist high school students with disabilities to transition into postsecondary education and employment. 
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Learners
Parents
Family Members
Counselors
Mentors
Advisors
Curriculum Developers

Learning to Achieve: A Review of the Research Literature on Employment Experiences and Outcomes

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2010
This literature review builds upon and supplements the research review and analyses conducted by A Review of the Research Literature on Serving Adults with Learning Disabilities.
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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
Teachers
Career Counselors
Service Providers

Learning to Achieve: A Professional’s Guide to Educating Adults with Learning Disabilities

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2010
This companion guide to the training is a stand-alone resource for professionals who work with adults with LD and haven't taken the Learning to Achieve training. 
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Adult Learners
Curriculum Developers

Learning Disability: Life after High School

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2006
In this article, the authors provide guidelines and summarize research on the challenges faced by adults with LD when transitioning to post-secondary schooling and employment. It also highlights...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Adult Learners
Learners
Parents
Counselors
Employers
Curriculum Developers

A Primer: Diagnostic, Formative, & Summative Assessment

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2002
The article discusses the ‘assessment component’ of teaching and learning and outlines the purposes of assessment, along with the differences between diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment. 
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Local Program Administrators
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Issues in Teaching Speaking Skills to Adult ESOL Learners

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2006
This resource offers an excellent review of the primary issues involved in assessing and furthering adult ESOL learners’ oral skills. 
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

A Basic Primer for Understanding Standardized Tests and Using Test Scores in Adventures in Assessment, Volume 16

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2004
The purpose of the article is to equip readers with a basic understanding of what goes into standardized test making and what test scores purport to show about learners' skills and abilities. 
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Counselors
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