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Title Learning disabilities, literacy, and adult education / edited by Susan A. Vogel and Stephen Reder.

Imprint Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., c1998.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    371.90475 LEA    Available
Description xvii, 377 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Introduction. Adults with learning disabilities : what learning disabilities specialists, adult literacy educators, and other service providers want and need to know / Susan A. Vogel -- The Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504, and adults with learning disabilities in adult education and transition to employment / Laura F. Rothstein -- Educational attainment of adults with learning disabilities / Susan A. Vogel and Stephen Reder -- Literacy education for adults with learning disabilities : perspectives from the adult education side of the mirror / Jovita M. Ross-Gordon. II. Screening and assessment. The National Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities Center : standards, criteria, procedures, and strategies for screening and teaching adults with learning disabilities / Neil Sturomski ... [et al.] -- The rationale, components, and usefulness of informal assessment of adults with learning disabilities / Nancie A. Payne -- PowerPath to Adult Basic Learning : a diagnostic screening system for adults who are at high risk for being diagnosed as having learning disabilities / Laura P. Weisel -- Screening and diagnosis of dyslexia in adults in the United Kingdom / Angela J. Fawcett and Roderick I. Nicolson -- Screening and assessment results of the Learning Disabilities Initiative : identification of individuals with learning disabilities in the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills program / Melinda Giovengo, Elizabeth J. Moore, and Glenn Young.
III. Instructional strategies. Professional development in learning disabilities for adult literacy providers / Blanche Podhajski -- Matching student needs to instruction : teaching reading and spelling using the Wilson Reading System / Barbara A. Wilson -- Math literacy : the real-life math demands of adulthood / James R. Patton, Mary E. Cronin, and Diane S. Bassett -- Literacy for adults with learning disabilities through assistive technology / Marshall H. Raskind. IV. Employment issues. Developing abilities-based literacy and employment services for adults with learning disabilities / Rob Crawford -- Learning disability characteristics and job success : a holistic situational assessment model for vocational planning / James R. Koller and Gregory A. Holliday -- Off the beaten path : a model for employment success for adults with learning disabilities / Henry B. Reiff. V. Future directions in learning disabilities, literacy, and adult education. Reflections on theory, practice, and research : what we have learned and what we still need to know / Stephen Reder.
Subject Learning disabled -- Education -- United States.
Adult education -- United States.
Learning disabled -- United States -- Identification.
Functional literacy -- United States.
Added Author Vogel, Susan Ann.
Reder, Stephen M.
ISBN 1557663475 : $49.95

 
    
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