Adult Learners With Special Needs Strategies and Resources for Postsecondary Education and Workplace Training (Professional Practices in Adult Education and Human Resource Development Series) by Nancy F. Gadbow

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Published by Krieger Publishing Company .

Written in English

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  • Adult Education,
  • Teaching of those with special educational needs,
  • Special Education - General,
  • Human Services,
  • Services For The Mentally & Physically Challenged (General),
  • Social Science,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Services for,
  • People with disabilities,
  • Case studies,
  • United States,
  • Education (Higher)

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8249120M
ISBN 100894649612
ISBN 109780894649615

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Designed as an overview of the range of adult special learning needs, this book discusses the related tools and strategies that can help these adults to learn.

It identifies resources to help the practitioner understand and deal effectively with these needs. This text is intended for teachers, trainers, HRD specialists, program developers, and Cited by: 6. Intended for those who work with adult learners in postsecondary institutions, this book discusses special learning needs adults may have and related issues, tools, and strategies.

Chapter 1 presents an overview of the demographics and issues that adults with disabilities face as they seek opportunities to learn.

Chapter 2 explores the diversity of adult learners and describes disabilities and Cited by: 6. Adult learners with special needs by Nancy F. Gadbow, David A. Du Bois,Krieger Pub. edition, in English - Original : Understanding Adult Learners’ Needs - Faculty Focus.

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Some Adult Learners Have Special Learning Needs They may have special physical concerns or disabilities related to vision or hearing problems, mobility impairments, health conditions, or simple aches and pains.

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Since 80 percent of students with learning disabilities have a reading deficit, it is vital that general education classroom teachers be well grounded in the concepts and methodologies of reading (Learner, Learning Disabilities: Theories, Diagnosis, and Teaching).

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General education, not special education, should be primarily responsible for the education of students with special learning needs that cannot be attributed to disabilities, such as migrant students who may miss critical instruction over the course of the year or immigrant children why may arrive in U.S.

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