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Disability & literacy

National Institute for Literacy (U.S.)

Disability & literacy

how disability issues are addressed in adult basic education programs : findings of a national focus group

by National Institute for Literacy (U.S.)

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Published by National Institute for Literacy in Washington, DC (800 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington 20006-2712) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning disabled -- Education -- United States,
  • Adult education -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 98-0326-P

    Other titlesDisability and literacy, How disability issues are addressed in adult basic education programs :
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15231221M

    Shared reading is a collaborative learning activity that emulates and builds on the bedtime book experiences that many children and parents have together. AGOSCI alphabet alternative access alternative pencils Angelman syndrome Apps assessment Big Mouth Camp Boardmaker bookshelves Centre for Literacy and Disability Studies Clicker 6 David. The next picture shows a book that is adapted tactilely, so it's - and it's actually a good example, too, because it might show an example of motivation for students who really like music and songs and singsongy type of stories. So this book, as the student opens the book, each page and each song have their own tactile cue.

    EMERGENT LITERACY FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES Developed and Presented by Anita Allison and Amanda Quesenberry Great Lakes QIC-D Adapted from Emergent Literacy for All by Patti King-DeBaun, M.S. CCC-SLP & Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs by Susan R. Sandal and Ilene S. Schwartz. Research on teaching techniques for adults with learning disabilities is limited. The majority of research on learning disabilities instruction has focused on children, and these techniques do not necessarily work well with adults. The following is a list of teaching techniques that have been suggested as effective with adults who have suspected or diagnosed learning disabilities.

    Teach Diverse Books. Include diverse cultural experiences in your instruction as reflected in quality fiction and nonfiction books. Identify exceptional multicultural books for all content areas; Bring culture and race to the forefront of literary conversations with authentic, primary source instructional materials. Everyday Literacy is the latest publication by Australian author Anne Vize. These literacy teaching books are written for struggling adolescent readers, and are ideal for teaching students with learning disabilities in the classroom. The focus is on practical activities suited to small and larger groups, as well as easy to use photocopiable literacy worksheets and suggested literacy .


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