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

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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Author(s): 
Taymans, J.
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation: 
National Institute for Literacy
Published: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
138
Product Type: 
Required Training: 

Although this document can be used as a stand-alone resource, it is also a companion guide to the Learning to Achieve training.

Abstract: 

The six chapters reinforce and extend the content of the training modules. The chapters cover relevant characteristics of adults with learning disabilities matched with descriptions and examples of practical intervention strategies. A major theme in research and practice is that effective interventions for this heterogeneous group are appropriate for all individuals who struggle with learning.

Benefits and Uses: 

As a resource for practitioners, this guide:

  • Explains characteristics of adults with learning disabilities
  • Provides intervention strategies for teaching adults with learning disabilities
  • Details effective interventions that are relevant to all individuals struggling with learning
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