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The National Institute for Literacy’s Special Collection on Policy & Legislation http://www.nifl.gov/lincs/collections/policy/policy.html

Policy Updates from NIFL

Learning Disabilities in Adult Education
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/dislearning.html

Adult Education and People with Disabilities.
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/disability.html

"Adult Basic Education Programs for Adults with Disabilities”. Explore hundreds of archived articles on this topic. http://www.ed.gov/searchResults.jhtml?oq=Adults+with+Disabilities&rq=1&tx=Adult+Basic+Education+Programs+for+Adults+with+Disabilities&GO+-+Submit+Search.x=24&GO+-+Submit+Search.y=13

Adult Education & Family Literacy Act
http://www.ed.gov/policy/adulted/leg/legis.html

Americans with Disabilities Act Information on the Web http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm
This site is a collection of links that explain the Americans with Disabilities Act, the various titles within the Act, proposals to amend the titles, and myths and common questions about the ADA. Americans with Disabilities Act Information on the Web

How States are Improving Literacy Services for Adults with Disabilities http://www.nifl.gov/nifl/policy/updates/disability.htm This state policy update (July 1999)from the US Department of Education Office of Vocational and Adult Education and the National Institute for Literacy offers case studies from Connecticut, Illinois, and Oklahoma on how access can be improved for adult learners with learning disabilities.

Federal Laws. There are several federal laws that apply to entities serving adults with learning disabilities. These laws, among other things, aim to assist adults with learning disabilities to reach their educational goals.

LD Advocate http://www.ncld.org/content/view/264/314/
This page provides information on ways to become involved

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