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Thank you for enrolling in the Learning to Achieve: Accommodations self-paced online course.

This course examines current trends and issues in defining learning disabilities (LD),
identifies some behaviors that indicate an individual may have a learning disability; and
explains how the controversy and debate in the field of LD may affect adult service providers.

Audiences:
• Instructors and practitioners in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and low Adult Secondary Education (ASE) programs
• Instructors of adults with learning disabilities (LD)

This course examines legal and ethical issues that specifically affect adults with learning disabilities (LD) and is meant to provide an understanding of the law to guide professional practice. It identifies the legal, self-disclosure and confidentiality issues that are relevant to service providers working with adults with LD; and discusses possible implications for service delivery when a student discloses a learning disability.

Audiences:
• Instructors and practitioners in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and low Adult Secondary Education (ASE) programs
• Instructors of adults with learning disabilities (LD)

This course explores an important attribute associated with successful adult living: self-determination. It examines factors that promote self-determination, as well as how self-determination can be developed in educational services for individuals with learning disabilities (LD).

Audiences:
• Instructors and practitioners in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and low Adult Secondary Education (ASE) programs
• Instructors of adults with learning disabilities (LD)

This course focuses on some practical strategies adult basic educators can use to help their students with learning disabilities (LD) develop effective skills for finding and retaining employment.

Audiences:
• Instructors and practitioners in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and low Adult Secondary Education (ASE) programs
• Instructors of adults with learning disabilities (LD)

This course presents information on the brain and brain functions to provide understanding of learning disabilities. You will learn about the human brain, cognitive neuroscience and research.

This course takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

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Please Note:

This course contains Adobe Flash content. To view the content, you must have the Adobe Flash Player installed. You can download and install the Flash Player from http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/.

From our experience, Adobe Flash content is best viewed in the Google Chrome web browser.

Unfortunately, the Flash Player cannot run on all operating systems. 

If you are using an iPad, an iPhone, or an Android device running Android Jelly Bean or later, you may not be able to view the Adobe Flash content, and will need to take the course using a different device.