This book is a road map for adults with learning disabilities regardless of what stage they are at in their journey to successful lifetime management. A wonderful overview of some of the most worrisome topics facing adult with learning disabilities including legal issues in the work place, impact on graduate school, and what to expect from diagnostic testing. Concise chapters by a variety of professionals target feelings and concerns, give solutions, and offer encouragement.
Teresa Allissa Citro is the executive director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Massacusetts and editor of the award winning book Parenting the Child With Learning Disabilities: The Experts Speak.
Chapter 1 The Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Learning Disabilities in Adults Chapter 2 Understanding Your Learning Disability Chapter 3 The Impact of Learning Disabilities on Adult Social Relationships Chapter 4 The Impact of Learning Disabilities In the Workplace Chapter 5 Legal Issues in Education and Work Chapter 6 Keys to Success in College for Students with Learning Disabilities: Self-Knowledge, Self-Advocacy, and Individualized Support Services Chapter 7 Students with Learning Disabilities in Graduate School: Access and Accommodation Considerations Chapter 8 Communication Skills of Adults with Learning Disabilities