Introduction to the Journal of Learning Disabilities Special Issue

  title={Introduction to the Journal of Learning Disabilities Special Issue},
  author={Juliana M. Taymans and Sagarika Kosaraju},
  journal={Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  pages={3 - 4}
In a survey sponsored by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, 89% of the 1,200 participating federally funded adult education programs reported working with adults with learning disabilities (Tamassia, Lennon, Yamamoto, & Kirsch, 2007). Only 34% of these programs actually evaluated adults for having a learning disability, although a majority of these, 62%, relied on self-reports (Tamassia et al., 2007). When looking at the credentials of the service providers, 5% of the full-time and… Expand

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