Learning difficulties

WWestnet Presents: Taking the next steps together (2004)

Final Report and Resource Guide

This document provides a summary of a two-day symposium organized by WWestnet (Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network) in Calgary in February 2004.

The symposium was not directed at the needs of a particular training sector but instead, provided an opportunity for trainers from all contexts to view essential skills training issues from a number of perspectives.

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2011-04-19

Survey of French-language research on adult learning in Canada: 1997-2007 (2008)

This document is a survey of the state of French-language research on adult learning in Canada based on the 227 research data entries selected. These entries provide access either to documents easily accessible online or to print materials available from the CDÉACF.

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2009-06-12

Educator Handbook for ADHD (2004)

This handbook for educators on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) provides readers with basic information about this disorder. It has been organized to address the following topics:

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2009-03-18

Recommendations for Improved Services for Islanders with Learning Disabilities (2004)

This document is the work of the PEI Provincial Joint Working Committee on Learning Disabilities. The committee was established in late 2003 and charged with devising a strategy to improve services to Islanders with learning disabilities. The committee included representatives of the Learning Disabilities Association of Prince Edward Island, the PEI Literacy Alliance, and the PEI departments of Health and Education.

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2008-08-06

Toward a "whole life" approach (2007)

A guide to learning disabilities resources for adult literacy educators

This reference guide is written for adult literacy educators looking for resources to support their practice in the area of learning disabilities(LD). The authors treat learning disabilities as a “whole life” issue that shapes not only literacy and learning, but also people’s self-esteem, family and work life.

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2008-02-29

A Conceptual Framework to Guide Professional Development (2007)

Toward a "Whole Life" Perspective on Learning Disabilities in Adult Literacy Settings

This review presents a selection of recent research on learning disabilities in adult literacy settings and considers the implications of this research for supporting professional development in adult literacy settings. It includes a conceptual framework that draws together the major strands of learning disability research into a cohesive tool to inform teaching, learning and professional development strategies.

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2008-02-20

Learning Disabilities (2004)

A Guide for Educators who Work with Adult Learners

Many adult learners enrolled in adult literacy and adult basic education programs experience learning difficulties, and different teaching and learning methods are required to help these learners. The Nunavut Literacy Council has partnered with learning disabilities and literacy consultant Pat Hatt to develop this guide to help literacy facilitators and adult educators deal with this challenge.

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2008-01-29

Boys' and Girls' Literacy: Closing the Gap (2004)

"The Boys' and Girls' Literacy: Closing the Gap" project is unique in that it aims to develop strategies that would particularly have a positive impact on boys' literacy. This holds substantial merit in that the strategies and methodologies selected to address the literacy performance of boys would not disadvantage girls. These strategies included literature circles, male mentors, and providing boy-friendly reading materials.

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2006-05-10

Voice Like An Angel (2005)

This book is intended for adults who already have acquired the reading skills and knowledge of a beginning and mid-stage one learner.

This book has five chapter, they include:

Chapter 1 - The Smith Family
Chapter 2 - Time for School
Chapter 3 - First Words
Chapter 4 - Open House
Chapter 5 - "Bluebirds"

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2005-11-30

Classroom Accommodations for Teachers of Students with Learning Difficulties (2004)

This document lists accommodations, intended to be examples for schools to use in developing a plan to address a student's needs.

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2004-09-09

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