ERIC Number: ED411641
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-May
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Disabilities: Organizations and Resources, Reference Circular, No. 97-01.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
This reference circular describes sources of information for persons with learning disabilities, their families, and professionals. Section 1 is an annotated, alphabetical listing of 29 organizations, including information clearinghouses, research institutions, referral agencies, and advocacy groups. These organizations provide information on parenting, education, transition from high school to work or higher education, employment, independent living skills, and legal advocacy. Section 2 is a selective bibliography of 59 print and nonprint materials dealing with learning disabilities. Topics include information for parents, education, legislation, and adaptive technologies. Section 3 describes six federal laws concerning education and employment of persons with learning disabilities. Section 4 lists state agencies that administer rehabilitation programs for persons with learning disabilities. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.