Adult Education and Learning Disabilities

  title={Adult Education and Learning Disabilities},
  author={L. Price and S. Shaw},
  journal={Career Development for Exceptional Individuals},
  pages={187 - 204}
  • L. Price, S. Shaw
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Career Development for Exceptional Individuals
Almost two generations have now reached adulthood since they were originally diagnosed with learning disabilities in the 1960's. This population continues to grow at a rapid pace as others are diagnosed after adolescence. The collective knowledge base concerning the complex issues of adults with learning disabilities, however, is still in its infancy. As a result, this article applies theories of adult education, as conceptualized by Malcolm Knowles, to best practices for adults with learning… Expand

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