ERIC Number: ED311671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Resources for Adults with Learning Disabilities.
American Council on Education, Washington, DC. HEATH Resource Center.
The resource guide begins with a brief checklist of behaviors which adults with learning disabilities may exhibit and goes on to public suggestions for assessing the problem and locating a diagnostician. It then briefly describes 17 books, pamphlets, articles, and newsletters as well as 14 organizations. Seven sources of information on basic/remedial education for adults are then given as are sources of information on postsecondary education and training including college programs, vocational, trade, and technical programs, and financial aid. Several sources of information on employment are also listed. Finally, toll-free telephone numbers of key resources and related publications available from the HEATH (Higher Education and Adult Training for People with Handicaps) Resource Center are listed. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Clinical Diagnosis, Employment, Financial Support, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, National Organizations, Postsecondary Education, Remedial Instruction, Resources, Vocational Education
HEATH Resource Center, One Dupont Circle, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036 (free).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. HEATH Resource Center.