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CAST is a non-profit education and research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. www.cast.org CAST - You Tube UDL…

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Identification and Diagnosis

The overall goal of a Learning Disability (LD) assessment is to clearly identify the existence and impact of a biological, neurological or acquired (from brain injury) learning disability. Recommended ‘best-practice’…

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Classroom Challenges

Frequency The estimated incidence of learning disabilities in the general population is between 10 and 15 percent. Past surveys from ABE report an estimated incidence between 10 and 80 percent!…

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Instructional Strategies

When working with adults with learning disabilities, it is crucial to understand their academic profile of strengths and weaknesses. The purpose of informal assessment is to determine what students know…

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ELL Applications

Learning Difficulties and English Language Learners People from other cultures who enroll in Adult Basic Education classes often come from varied backgrounds, cultures, and a wide range of school experiences. …

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Resources

PANDA Adult Instructional Intervention This is a service for any student having learning challenges. Click here to obtain more information about the Adult Instructional Intervention. Formal Learning Disorder Testing If…

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Assistive Technologies

Chronic, Acquired, and Congenital Disabilities There are a multitude of assistive devices used by individuals with physical disabilities. Some common terminology includes: Electronic Aid of Daily Living (EADL) gives independence…

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Identification and Diagnosis

AllergiesAllergies are an abnormally high immunologic sensitivity to certain stimuli such as drugs, foods, environmental irritants, microorganisms, or physical conditions, such as temperature extremes. Make sure any allergies are known…

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Classroom Challenges

The methods, materials and strategies that are currently used in the ABE classroom generally work well for students with disabilities. These include: Basic Physical Access Classrooms and bathrooms that will…

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