TITLE

The Increasing Need for Postsecondary Accommodations

PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the increase of postsecondary accommodations for students with learning disabilities in the United States. Factors prompting need for accommodations; Issues hindering positive passage to collegiate level; Importance of understanding self learning processes.
ACCESSION #
5545740

 

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