Accommodations (For Disabilities)

Adults with Learning Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

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2002
In this literature review, the authors report on the research and current knowledge regarding adults with learning disabilities. The literature review covers a number of areas including defining...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Accommodations and Compliance Series: Employees with Learning Disabilities

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2006
The article gives a general explanation of learning disabilities, states what is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and lists some accommodation ideas for the workplace. It...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Building the Bridge Between Community College and Work For Students with Learning Disabilities

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2002
This article presents information to assist students with LD, counselors and employers to build the bridge between community college and work. Students must learn to articulate how their LD impacts...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Learners
Parents
Counselors
Employers

The Neurobiology of Reading and Dyslexia

2007
This article summarizes the research in the area of dyslexia (the most common type of LD) in a very user-friendly manner. It emphasizes the need for appropriate and effective accommodations for...
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Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities

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2010
This guide aims to help youth service professionals better understand issues related to learning disabilities so they can help youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning disabilities develop...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Learners
Counselors
Career Advisers
Curriculum Developers

Making Universal Design a Reality

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2007
This article reports on a project at Renton Technical College in Washington State with a goal to provide a complete LD service system that creates a learner-friendly environment for students with...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
State Staff
Teachers
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

Keys to Effective LD Teaching Practice: The Teaching/Learning Process (Chapter 4)

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2002
This chapter from a larger publication describes three key guidelines for LD-appropriate instructional design and includes a discussion of specific teaching strategies for the content areas of...
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Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

What Is Dysgraphia?

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2006
This article talks about writing disabilities also known as dysgraphia. It indicates that learners having trouble with written expression will benefit from instructional accommodations and...
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Professional Developers
Teachers
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