learning disabilities

Myths and Facts about Dyslexia

How much do you know about dyslexia? Review this infographic to check your understanding. (Click the image for a larger version.) This infographic is part of the new Understanding Dyslexia toolkit from the National Center on Improving Literacy. It includes an online tutorial, research briefs and infographics, expert advice and tools and resources. Another new… Read more

Rising to the Reading Challenges of Adult Learners

Rising to the Reading Challenges of Adult Learners: Practitioners Toolkit was developed by CanLearn Society to help practitioners work effectively with adults with reading difficulties. The toolkit provides strategies based on findings from both reading and learning disabilities research – strategies that work with all adult learners, including those with learning disabilities. It also builds… Read more

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month. It’s a good time to learn more about learning disabilities. The following posters from the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario illustrate what learning disabilities can be like for adults. Thanks to the LD and Whole Life Learning Project of Literacy BC, the Decoda Library has a substantial collection of… Read more

Learning Disabilities in Adults

Are you working with adults who may have a learning disability? Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy has created two resources: Finding Our Own Way: Adult and Learning Disabilities: A guide for finding learning success for adult learners and Toolkit: Current Best Practices and Supportive Interventions for Learners and Clients with Learning Disabilities for practitioners. While the services… Read more