Tag: learning disabilities


Join us for a special afternoon with adult education and literacy researchers from throughout the U.S. Choose from among five different sessions, covering relevant research and evidence-based strategies designed to help you to enhance programming and instruction for your adult Read more…


My goal was to do a blog on teaching tips for working with adults with learning differences. In the process, I found several things that sounded really interesting. Unfortunately, they have very little to do with each other. I apologize Read more…


Thanks to Hopelink Adult Education and LVA-Illinois If a student has difficulty remembering how to spell words, using a kinesthetic (touch and movement) approach can help in the retention of spelling new words. Materials A list of words that your Read more…


I was reading the Council for Learning Disabilities quarterly forum and found an excellent article called “5 ways to increase student participation in the secondary classroom”. While this focuses on younger students, several of these techniques can be practiced in Read more…


Adult learners can improve their literacy skills, but the challenge for tutors is figuring out the most important skills to teach.  Before beginning that first lesson, I suggest that adult learners need to understand and experience self-determination. L2A offers the Read more…

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