CollectionsDiscussionsMy LINCSHot SitesAmerica's Literacy Directory Home Site Map Help Search Search
Understanding LD drop down menu Assessment drop down menu Planning drop down menu Teaching and Learning drop down menu Training drop down menu
  LD/Workforce Comprehensive and Teacher Best Practices Resources  

Change background color

Title:  Fact Sheet: Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Audience:                  Teacher; Employer

Key Words:               Comprehensive; Webliography

Publication Date:      2002

URL:                          http://www.onestops.info/article.php?article_id=45

Abstract/Summary: This fact sheet provides information about attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder, some characteristics to look for in an employee, and a resource list for additional information.


Title:  Fact Sheet: Learning Disabilities

Audience:                  Teacher; Employer

Key Words:               Comprehensive; Webliography

Publication Date:      2002

URL:                          http://www.onestops.info/article.php?article_id=47&subcat_id=15

Abstract/Summary: This fact sheet provides general information about learning disabilities, some characteristics to look for in an employee, and a resource list for additional info.


Title:  Learning Disabilities Adaptations & Accommodations Guide

Audience:                  Teacher

Key Words:               Comprehensive, teacher best practices; Accommodations

Publication Date:      2001

URL:                          http://www.aelweb.vcu.edu/publications/LDGuide/index.htm

Abstract/Summary: After a brief introduction to understanding learning disabilities and accommodations, this guide lays out a framework to match adaptations to a variety of literacy skills.


Title:  Learning Disabilities and Career Development

Audience:                  Teacher

Key Words:               Comprehensive, teacher best practices

Publication Date:      2002

URL:                          http://www.cete.org/acve/docgen.asp?tbl=pab&ID=110

Abstract/Summary: This Brief reviews research on the career development needs of persons with learning disabilities and describes practices to assist them with the process of gaining and maintaining employment.


Title:  Learning Disabilities Association of America

Audience:                  Teacher; Learner with LD

Key Words:               Comprehensive; Accommodations; Disclosure; Self-advocacy; ADA

Publication Date:      2005

URL:                          http://www.ldaamerica.org/index.cfm

Abstract/Summary: This website provides support for adults with Learning Disabilities and their parents and teachers by providing information on understanding learning disabilities and negotiating the help the person needs to be successful.


Title:  Learning Disabilities in the Workplace: A Professional Development Packet

Audience:                  Teacher

Key Words:               Comprehensive, teacher best practices

Publication Date:      2002

URL:                          http://pro-net2000.org/CM/content_files/95.pdf

Abstract/Summary: Learning Disabilities in the Workplace was designed as a training module for adult literacy providers. It is divided into 2 three-hour sessions that have been field tested in a variety of different settings. If providers are new to adult education in the workplace or working with adults with disabilities they may need to spend more time on specific sections. The first three hour session is an awareness session that will help participants understand what learning disabilities are and recognize the consequences of those disabilities on performance in the workplace. The nature and characteristics of learning disabilities and their relationship to the SCANS competencies, skills, and personal qualities are discussed. An overview of screening and diagnostic testing for LD is presented. Self-determination, self-advocacy, and disclosure, as well as the importance of these issues to the full and independent functioning of adults in the workplace are also discussed.


Title:  Living with LD

Audience:                  Learner with LD

Key Words:               Comprehensive

Publication Date:      2002-  

URL:                          http://www.ncld.org/content/view/382/339/

Abstract/Summary: This National Center for Learning Disabilities site serves as a guide to help adults manage LD in different and multiple areas of their lives.


Title:  Making Choices about Learning and Work

Audience:                  Learner with LD; Teacher

Key Words:               Comprehensive; Self-advocacy; Skills ID

Publication Date:      2004

URL:                          http://ldlink.coe.utk.edu/making_choices.htm

Abstract/Summary: Curriculum options for an adult with LD would include basic skills, learning strategies, critical content, social skills, and self-advocacy.  Each area is explained providing key curricular elements and resources for teaching.


Title:  Social Skills and Adults with Learning Disabilities

Audience:                  Teacher; Employer

Key Words:               Comprehensive

Publication Date:      2005

URL:                          http://www.ldonline.org/article/6010

Abstract/Summary: This is a narrative of how Learning Disabilities can affect social skills.


Title:  Succeeding in the Workplace: Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning

Audience:                  Teacher; Learner with LD

Key Words:               Comprehensive

Publication Date:      1994

Abstract/Summary: This book discusses coping with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder in the workplace. It is designed to assist individuals with ADD and learning disabilities and their advocates. It is a collaborative effort of physicians, psychologists, and lawyers who combine their expertise with personal experiences. The sections included are: attention deficit disorder and learning disabilities in adults, strategies, accommodations, how to find the right job, how to get the right job, how to advance and handle trouble if it arises, related issues, and legal rights. The information contained in this book is comprehensive and a practical guide for those with ADD or Learning Disabilities in or entering into the workplace.


Title:  Transitions: Issues for the Adult Learner with Learning Disabilities

Audience:                  Teacher; Administrator

Key Words:               Comprehensive, teacher best practices

Publication Date:      1997

URL:                          http://www.nifl.gov/nifl/ld/archive/linkv4n1.htm

Abstract/Summary: This newsletter should be helpful to program administrators and teachers in considering the special needs of adults with learning disabilities and in planning services that are both effective and responsive to this population.


Title:  Understanding Processing Deficits

Audience:                  Teacher

Key Words:               Comprehensive

Publication Date:      2005

URL:                          http://www.ldonline.org/article/6376

Abstract/Summary: This information is presented in the form of a table listing 14 different processing deficits, their manifestations, and strategies to facilitate success.

 


Search the LD collection
  Features
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet
  Literacy Resources for
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet
  Quick Reference
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet

 
Center for Literacy Studies
600 Henley Street, Suite 312
Knoxville, TN 37996
Tel: 865-974-4109
Fax: 865-974-3857
Copyright 1998-2003
Disclaimer

Contact Us