Learning Disabilities

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

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

2013

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

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Universal Design in Education: Principles and Applications

2012

This article provides an overview of Universal Design in Education and offers links to additional resources.

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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

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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Accommodations and Compliance Series: Employees with Learning Disabilities

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 includes several examples of job situations and how the employee was provided with an accommodation to help them succeed.

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Assessment for Adults with LD and/or ADHD

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 learning disability?
  • What is involved in the process?
  • What is the cost of testing?
  • What information do I need after diagnosis is complete?
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Building the Bridge Between Community College and Work For Students with Learning Disabilities

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 them in a variety of situations, especially those requiring learning and performing work related tasks. Preparing for job interviews, anticipating barriers throughout the employment process, and developing ways to mitigate these barriers are essential skills that must be learned.

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

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 individual strategies that will enable them to succeed in the workplace.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities

Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities

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 mathematical instructional practices.

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