Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities and ADHD: by Noel Gregg PhD

Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities and ADHD: by Noel Gregg PhD

By Noel Gregg PhD

Lots of the literature on studying disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity illness (ADHD) specializes in the wishes of common school–age childrens, yet older scholars with those stipulations additionally require major help. accomplished and authoritative, this booklet is helping educators and clinicians navigate the maze of legislation, rules, and medical learn with regards to diagnostic and intervention choice making for teens and adults. best professional No?l Gregg offers transparent advice on easy methods to behavior and record evidence-based checks and choose applicable tutorial and trying out lodgings. that includes important case vignettes, decision-making flowcharts, and assurance of the most recent assistive applied sciences, the publication supplies distinctive awareness to assisting scholars throughout the the most important transition from highschool to raised schooling or vocational settings. (20100501)

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Individuals with LD appear to use different, and often less efficient, cognitive and linguistic processes than do their peers without disabilities. In addition, the predictive relationships of cognitive and linguistic measures to reading and written language Documentation for Accommodation Access 23 performance differ significantly between the groups. Adolescents and adults with LD may learn to compensate, but they do not outgrow their problems. Therefore, regarding LD as simply low academic performance or underachievement is a misconception that can limit an individual’s chances for equal access (Mather & Gregg, 2006).

L. 105-394). Its purpose was to support programs and grants to states to encourage greater participation by individuals with disabilities in accessing technology. The Assistive Technology Act of 2004 (Public Law No. 108-364) changed the focus of the Tech Act of 1988 from supporting state technology infrastructures to delivering AT to persons with disabilities. States are allowed to use 60% of AT state grants on direct-aid programs, including AT reutilization programs, AT demonstration programs, alternative financing programs, and device loan programs.

Students who are found to be eligible for special education services under IDEA 2004 must have their accommodation needs specified in their individualized education programs (IEPs). A student’s IEP team (by law) includes at least one general educator, at least one special educator, a representative of the local educational agency, and the parents. The IEP team determines, if appropriate, the need for reasonable accommodations that are consistent with federal and state guidelines. However, a student’s right to use an accommodation is not generalizable throughout his or her lifespan, or across different settings or situations.

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