ERIC Number: ED244446
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Early Adolescence to Early Adulthood: Volume 5, The Best of ACLD. Selected Papers from the International Conference of the Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (20th, Washington, District of Columbia, 1983). First Edition.
Cruickshank, William M., Ed.; Kliebhan, Joanne Marie, Ed.
Fifteen author-contributed papers focus on the learning disabled adolescent and young adult. The first section provides a general overview while subsequent sections address educational and social techniques, steps to employment, and programs for adolescents. The following titles and authors are included: "Prevention: Primary, Secondary, or Otherwise" (R. Hagin); "ACLD-R&D Project Summary: A Study Investigating the Link between Learning Disabilities and Juvenile Delinquency" (D. Crawford); "Independent Living for Learning Disabled Adults: An Overview" (C. Goodman et al.); "Social and Emotional Development of Learning Disabled Children" (G. Blanton); "Coping Means Survival for Learning Disabled Adolescents" (E. Fine and S. Zeitlin); "The Application of Study Techniques with Learning Disabled Adolescents" (L. Clary); "Beyond Academics: Programming for Young Learning Disabled Adults" (W. Adamson et al.); "Learning Disabilities and Social Skill Development; Research-Based Implications for the Developmental Life Span" (P. Gerber and R. Kelley); "An Integrated System for Providing Content to Learning Disabled Adolescents Using an Audio-Taped Format" (J. Schumaker et al.); "Group Screening for Language Learning Disabilities in Junior High, High School, and Community College Populations" (J. Gillepie); "Seven Steps to Employment for Learning Disabled Students" (L. Tindall); "A Neuropsychological Model for Vocational Planning for Learning Disabled Students" (C. Telzrow and L. Hartlage); "Denver Academy: A Program for Learning Disabled Adolescents" (P. Knott and S. Tattum); "The Barat College Writing Lab" (D. Konrad); and an invited paper, "Background on the Canadian ACLD Definition Adopted by CACLD, October 18, 1981" (B. McElgunn). (Author/CL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Educational Methods, Employment, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Program Descriptions, Young Adults
Syracuse University Press, 1600 Jamesville Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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