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4 edition of Adults With Learning Disabilities found in the catalog.

Adults With Learning Disabilities

A Practical Approach for Health Professionals

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by John Wiley & Sons .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community care,
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Learning Disorders (Neurological Aspects),
  • Medical,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Psychology,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical care,
  • People with mental disabilities,
  • Services for

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJean O"Hara (Editor), Anthea Sperlinger (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7632041M
    ISBN 100471976652
    ISBN 109780471976653

    This book contains 16 chapters dealing with services for adults with learning disabilities (LDs). "Adults with LDs" (Noel Gregg, Carolyn Phillips) questions whether the prevalent paradigm that advocates the self-contained individual is an obstacle to adults with by: Learning Disabilities and Mental Health. Researchers have found that children and adolescents with learning disabilities have high rates of mental health and behavioral problems. Because, learning difficulties often result in low self-esteem, which is a root cause of depression, substance abuse, and other mental health issues.

      Music Therapy with Adults with Learning Disabilities explores how music therapists work in partnership with people with learning disabilities to encourage independence and empowerment and to address a wide variety of everyday issues and difficulties. Comprehensive and wide-ranging, this book describes in detail the role and work of the music therapist with . Next Chapter Book Club. We offer a unique community-based book club program for adolescents and adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our members (including some who cannot read) love books for the same reasons most people do.

    Readers will find Learning About Learning Disabilities, Third edition suitable for use as a reference source for researchers or a graduate level text. Reviews from previous editions: "An undergraduate text that strikes a careful balance between the intellectual (psychological) and practical aspects of learning disabilities." —BOOK NEWS, INC. Bookshare makes reading easier. People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school, work, or the joy of reading. Customize your reading experience with ebooks in audio, audio + highlighted text, braille, large.


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Written in a readable and friendly style, Adults With Learning Disabilities is an invaluable resource not only for learning disabled adults, but also highschool and college students with learning disabilities, parents, professionals across disciplines, and the lay public.

Here is the most up-to-date information on the causes and symptoms of Cited by: Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities is a comprehensive and well written book. Authors Helen Sonnet and Ann Taylor have given, and continue to give, so freely of their time and energy to enhance the lives of people with a learning disability and to inspire other people so to do/5(8).

Introduction. Learning disabilities (LD), sometimes referred to as “specific learning disorders,” are life-long, but adults who have LD can experience great success in all aspects of life when using their strengths together with the strategies, accommodations and technology that are most appropriate and effective for their individual needs.

Learning Disabilities occur in 20% of the population. Three million children in the US have a learning disability and receive special education in school. 30% of children with learning disabilities drop out of high school, and 48% of those with learning disabilities are out of the workforce or unemployed.

Learn your rights under the Americans With Disabilities Act, Equal Employment Opportunity laws, and section of the Rehabilitation Act of ; Contact your state or local office for vocational rehabilitation. Reach out to non-profit organizations for information and to develop a support network of other adults with learning disabilities and : Ann Logsdon.

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Learning Disability Web Site – Website primarily aimed at providing education, information resources, advocacy and services for those working with adults with learning disabilities,including their carers, advocates, friends, professional carers, social and health care workers and students.

Music Therapy with Adults with Learning Disabilities explores how music therapists work in partnership with people with learning disabilities to encourage independence and empowerment and to address a wide variety of everyday issues and difficulties. Comprehensive and wide-ranging, this book describes in detail the role and work of the music Cited by:   This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun and engaging activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning sessions are divided into different types of activity including cookery, arts and crafts, drama and dance, and outside events.

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A specific learning disability that affects a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts. Individuals with this type of LD may also have poor comprehension of math symbols, may struggle with memorizing and organizing numbers, have difficulty telling time, or have trouble with counting.Book Description.

Music Therapy with Adults with Learning Disabilities explores how music therapists work in partnership with people with learning disabilities to encourage independence and empowerment and to address a wide variety of everyday issues and difficulties.

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