Adult Learning Disability Assessment Process October 6, 2013 By Harrison Morgan 151 Comments If you are an adult and suspect that you have a learning disability (LD) you may be at a loss about how to obtain testing and the assessment process. Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, speech and language disorders, communication disorders, or issues such as ADD/ADHD. If you do go through the testing process and discover that you have a learning disability, chances are you'll also receive help in the form of tools, resources, and processes to make life easier at home, school, or work.
Assessment for Adults with LD and/or ADHD. By: Kathleen Ross Kidder. Among adults who have not graduated from high school there may be an unusually high rate of undiagnosed learning disabilities and/or AD/HD. Adult students, teachers and other professionals who work with adults should consider the possibility that learning disabilities and/or. Many adults who are newly diagnosed with learning disabilities could benefit from counselling to help them understand their strengths and weaknesses. Career counselling and adult support groups may be helpful as well. ADAPTED FROM A FACT SHEET PREPARED BY: Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (March,1997).
Assessment and support for people with learning disabilities One or more sections on this page provide access to easy-read information - look out for this logo. Your local council and health services will have a team of professionals dedicated to providing and arranging support for people with learning disabilities. ADULTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES AND ASSESSMENT A comprehensive assessment by a member of the College of Psychologists is required to diagnose a learning disability. This process should involve an interview and a series of different types of tests, which may take several hours and require more than one appointment. The assessment should.
programs for potential learning disabilities, referring adult students for diagnostic assessment, or barriers to obtain-ing diagnostic assessment for a learning disability. Without current documentation of a learning disability, ABE students are excluded from obtaining accommodations on the GED, in the workplace, and in postsecondary educa-.