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Learning Disabilities

Academic Diversity: Ways to Motivate and Engage Students with Learning Disabilities

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2014
A part of a series of info sheets that looks at the particular attention needed to motivate students with learning disabilities 
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Effective Vocabulary Instruction for Kindergarten to 12th Grade Students Experiencing Learning Disabilities

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2013
This short guide covers vocabulary instruction for K-12 students with learning disabilities. 
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Teachers
New Teachers

Universal Design in Education: Principles and Applications

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2012
This article provides an overview of Universal Design in Education and offers links to additional resources.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
State Staff
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Learning to Achieve: A Review of the Research Literature on Employment Experiences and Outcomes for Youth and Adults With Learning Disabilities

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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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Career Counselors
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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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Assessment for Adults with LD and/or ADHD

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1999
Testing and diagnosis of a learning disability are important for an adult seeking accommodations in both work and school. This article answers four questions around this topic:Who diagnoses a...
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Teachers
Learners
Parents
Counselors

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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Learners
Parents
Counselors
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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

Enhancing Outcomes for Struggling Adolescent Readers

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2006

This article’s key features include information on: the reading skills of adolescent readers, a theory of the adolescent reading process, and features of effective programs for struggling...

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Teachers

Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities

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2001
The authors describe the concept of number sense as an important component in the teaching of mathematics, and discuss relevant research from cognitive science, that can lead to more effective...
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