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4 edition of Literacy programs for adults with developmental disabilities found in the catalog.

Literacy programs for adults with developmental disabilities

by Gerard Giordano

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Singular Pub. Group Co. in San Diego .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Learning disabled -- Education -- United States.,
    • People with disabilities -- Education -- United States.,
    • Adult education -- United States.,
    • Literacy programs -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-311) and index.

      StatementGerard Giordano.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC4818.5 .G56 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 343 p. :
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL806538M
      ISBN 101565936299
      LC Control Number95043149

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      Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) Watercolors, canvas or fabric painting, educational coloring books for adults, scrap booking or making jewelry from beads are just some of the art activities that may be enjoyable and therapeutic for adults with IDD. exercise programs or other activities that strengthen.   Bethel University senior Ben Hernes and his sister Anna Substad, a Bethel graduate, are preparing to launch a platform that will help individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilitie.

        New Mexico Developmental Disabilities Supports Division - The Meaningful Day Idea Book - Introduction - 2 - The idea papers are kept separate from each other, so readers can print and use only the papers most useful to them. The authors welcome ideas to make the Meaningful Day Idea Book even more simple and effective. Ideas. By increasing knowledge among DD Councils on the topic of financial literacy for people with developmental disabilities, NACDD is exploring making this topic a national initiative in collaboration with the National Disability Institute (NDI), Consumer Educational Services Inc. (CESI), Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN), Self-Advocates.


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