Researching adults with learning disabilities from an adult-development perspective.

@article{Gerber1994ResearchingAW,
  title={Researching adults with learning disabilities from an adult-development perspective.},
  author={Paul J Gerber},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={1994},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={6-9}
}
As the field of learning disabilities begins to discover the manifold issues of adulthood, there is a need for a framework for studying adults with learning disabilities. Currently, the research on adults focuses primarily on service delivery systems. If a life-span developmental perspective is utilized as a conceptual approach in future research, then the knowledge gained will be more meaningful. Considerations for incorporating such essential concepts as mediating variables, context, and age… CONTINUE READING