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ERIC Number: ED388010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 303
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89079-581-9
Learning Disabilities: The Challenges of Adulthood.
Patton, James R., Ed.; Polloway, Edward A., Ed.
This collection of 13 essays focuses on the many challenges that adults with learning disabilities face in educational, work, and social settings. The essays are: (1) "Adults with Learning Disabilities: An Emerging Area of Professional Interest and Public Attention" (James R. Patton and Edward A. Polloway); (2) "Adult Development Theories: An Overview and Reflection on Their Relevance for Learning Disabilities" (J. David Smith); (3) "Transition of Youth with Learning Disabilities to Early Adulthood" (Ginger Blalock); (4) "The Postschool Adjustment of Persons with Learning Disabilities: Current Status and Future Projections" (Warren J. White); (5) "Learning Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation" (Carol A. Dowdy and others); (6) "Promoting Access, Accommodations, and Independence for College Students with Learning Disabilities" (Loring C. Brinckerhoff and others); (7) "Assessing Students with Learning Disabilities in Postsecondary Education Settings" (Melissa Behrens-Blake and Brian Bryant); (8) "The Success of College Students with Learning Disabilities: Factors Related to Educational Attainment" (Susan A. Vogel and Pamela B. Adelman); (9) "Identifying Alterable Patterns in Employment Success for Highly Successful Adults with Learning Disabilities" (Paul J. Gerber and others); (10) "Current and Future Research Priorities" (Anna Gajar); (11) "The Neurobiology and Neuropsychology of Adult Learning Disorders" (Erin D. Bigler); (12) "Personal Perspectives" (Edward A. Polloway and others); and (13) "Resources for Adults with Learning Disabilities" (Diane Bassett). Each essay contains a list of references. (MDM)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: Portions of this material appeared in the "Journal of Learning Disabilities," volume 25, numbers 7 and 8, 1992.