ERIC Number: ED382866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Learning about Literacy and Disability at St. Christopher House Adult Literacy Program.
This handbook was created through participatory research between November 1989 and July 1990. It includes ideas, experiences, and stories contributed by learners, tutors, teachers, and organizers at St. Christopher House, a group home for people with disabilities in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The handbook contains five sections: (1) who are the learners?; (2) one-to-one partnerships; (3) the Morning group (the group home participants and tutors); (4) conclusions, including two models of learning, issues for literacy organizers, and goals for the future; and (5) three appendixes listing handbook participants, defining 21 items related to disability, and providing 25 resources. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Group Homes, Language Experience Approach, Literacy Education, Participatory Research, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Tutors, Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction
Adult Literacy Program, St. Christopher House, 248 Ossington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6J 3A2, Canada.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: Saint Christopher House, Toronto (Ontario).