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ERIC Number: ED446232
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Pages: 260
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
SARC Supplementary Tutor Handbook: Supporting Literacy for People with Intellectual/Developmental Challenges.
Lockert, Richard
This handbook, which is intended for tutors, disability practitioners, and others working with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, contains supplementary materials for and about supporting literacy for people with intellectual/developmental challenges. The handbook is a product of the following activities: extensive research of the existing literature; discussion and exchange with literacy experts, practitioners, and some learners; and input from pilot agencies delivering literacy programming in Canada. The following topics are examined in sections 1-6: (1) significance of the handbook; (2) intellectually/developmentally challenged learners; (3) keys to success; (4) advice to tutors; (5) assessment; and (6) literacy activities. Section 7 offers recommendations regarding advocating for disabled learners and related topics. Section 8 contains acknowledgments, and Section 9 contains the following additional readings: "A Literacy Bill of Rights" (David E. Yoder, Karen A. Erickson, David A. Koppenhaver); "A Charter of Rights" (drafted by an unnamed group of developmentally disabled learners); "Get Your Message Across" (Janet Pringle); "Paving Our Road to Inclusion: Directions 2000" (Cindy Crichton); "What Do You See When You See Me?" (Carla Roppel); "Creating the Landscape for Inclusion: Directions '99"; and "How I Got into Literacy" (Marlene Dray). Section 10 is an annotated bibliography that lists 84 publications, Web sites, online documents, and computer software titles. (MN)
Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres, 111 Cardinal Crescent, Saskatoon, SK Canada S7L 6H5, Tel: 306-933-0616, Fax: 306-653-3932. For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).; Saskatchewan Dept. of Postsecondary Education and Skills Training, Regina.
Authoring Institution: Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres, Saskatoon.
Identifiers - Location: Canada