ERIC Number: ED336591
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Adults with Learning Difficulties. Education for Choice and Empowerment. A Handbook of Good Practice.
This handbook, designed for British adult educators, contains examples of innovative approaches to the continuing education of adults with learning difficulties. It contains 10 sections: (1) using this handbook; (2) self-advocacy and citizen advocacy; (3) learning choices; (4) ways and means of learning; (5) learning for a purpose; (6) integration; (7) students with learning difficulties and additional complications; (8) transition to community living; (9) education of the wider community; and (10) issues for managers and planners. Each section provides suggestions for further reading. Also included are a glossary, a guide to abbreviations, useful addresses, and an index. (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Involvement, Empowerment, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Problems, Learning Strategies, Mainstreaming, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Disabilities, Self Advocacy, Self Concept, Skill Development, Transfer of Training, Transitional Programs
Open University Press, Celtic Court, 22 Ballmoor, Buckingham MK18 1XW, England (8.99 pounds).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers: Great Britain