ERIC Number: ED380980
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
How To Provide Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities. Creating Employment Opportunities.
Gregory, Martha Wille, Ed.
This training module of the Creating Employment Opportunities Project is designed to inform college professors and instructors on how to accommodate college students with learning disabilities. The module provides a definition and characteristics of a learning disability; provides an understanding of what it means to have a learning disability and dismisses myths associated with disabilities; introduces legislation concerning learning disabilities, highlighting the responsibilities of the institution, the instructor, and the student; introduces learning styles and how instruction and materials can be adapted to accommodate an individual's learning style; and provides a list of facilities available on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia and nationally to assist the instructor or the student. The training module provides objectives, a training agenda, background information, notes to the trainer, handouts, and overhead transparency originals. (Contains 20 references.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Compliance (Legal), Definitions, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Media Adaptation, Misconceptions, School Responsibility, Student Characteristics, Student Personnel Services, Student Responsibility, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teacher Responsibility, Teaching Methods
Creating Employment Opportunities Project, Center for Innovations in Special Education, Parkade Center, Suite 152, 601 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65211 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Special Education.; Center for Innovations in Special Education, Columbia, MO.