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Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes

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)

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

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)