Adults with learning disabilities
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... A learning disability (LD) is defined as a neurological disorder. It is the result of a difference in wiring in some adults and children. Those who experience a LD may be as intelligent, or even smarter, than their cohorts, although they have difficulty with an activity/s, such as; reading, writing, spelling, recall and reasoning, as well as the organisation of learnt material (Vaughn & Fusch, 2003). Interventions to aid adult learners with LD have changed dramatically over the past century (D'Amato, Crepeau-Hobson, Huang, & Geil, 2005). This paper will critically review the development of the present day approaches to intervention to demonstrate the benefits of the social-model.
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