Intellectual Disabilities Overview

This chapter was developed to provide resources for job training, recreational and social skills opportunities that may be more appropriate for some ABE students. Since many disabilities are hidden, it…

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Mental Health Overview

Mental Health Challenges Mental health is as variable and individualistic as physical health. It is something most people aspire to but few people are able to maintain throughout a lifetime. …

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Physical Disabilities Overview

Defining Disability Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an individual with a disability is a person who: Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more…

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Student Progress Policy

MINNESOTA ABE STUDENT PROGRESS POLICY Effective October 1, 2007 ABE Student Progress Policy Summary and Key Points Policy Summary: In order to receive ABE services or instruction, eligible students must…

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Transitions Overview

Definition of Transition Transition is defined as:  “A change in status from behaving primarily as a student to assuming emergent adult roles in the community. These roles include employment, participating…

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Website Contributors

The following people provided their expertise in writing content for this website.  Thank you to all of the contributors!  Carey Wack, JaniceMinnesota Brain Injury AllianceColwell, JimRetired GED AdministratorAdult Basic Education,…

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Interview Questions

Sample Interview Questions for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Student Name: First Language: Approximate language or literacy level: Educational goal: What do you know about the students’s level…

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