Revisiting debates on learning disabilities in adult education
Article first published online: 12 DEC 2011
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New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education
Special Issue: Challenging Ableism, Understanding Disability, Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning Spaces
Volume 2011, Issue 132, pages 75–84, Winter 2011
How to Cite
Belzer, A. and Ross-Gordon, J. (2011), Revisiting debates on learning disabilities in adult education. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2011: 75–84. doi: 10.1002/ace.433
- Issue published online: 12 DEC 2011
- Article first published online: 12 DEC 2011
Since the 1980s, educators in adult basic education and special education have speculated that a substantial if unknown percentage of adults have specific learning disabilities and have sought to identify and address effectively the needs of these learners.