ERIC Number: ED324867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Disabilities: National Information and Advocacy Organizations. Reference Circular No. 90-1.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
Section I of this 3-part reference circular provides information about national organizations that serve as information clearinghouses and referral agencies, or that act as advocacy organizations for learning-disabled youths and adults, their families, and professionals serving them. It consists of an alphabetical listing of 18 such organizations with name, address, and phone number. A brief annotation for each organization lists its basic activities, services, and publications. Section II is a select bibliography of 54 books, special-subject periodicals, articles in magazines, pamphlets, and other literature on learning disabilities. Items cover such topics as early childhood intervention, higher education, vocational training, employment search, job accommodation, societal attitudes, and psychological issues. Section III lists state level agencies that administer public programs providing special education and rehabilitation for learning-disabled persons. An address and phone number are provided for each agency. Also listed are additional reference circulars available from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. (DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Advocacy, Agencies, Children, Learning Disabilities, Referral, Rehabilitation, Resources, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Reference Section, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20542 (free).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.