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Learning disabilities may affect adult learners.

How Do I Get Accommodations for the GED® Test?

A few months ago, GED Testing Service (the group that owns the GED® test) changed the way a person applies for test accommodations. The process can be a little tricky, so here’s a breakdown of what you need to know about GED test accommodations.   What are test accommodations? Accommodations
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Adults with undiagnosed dyslexia struggle to read

Judging a Fish: Learning with Undiagnosed Dyslexia

By Daniel Hinman, former Director of Income, United Way of Greater Cleveland “Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ~ Einstein When I was 16 years old, I was
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A student works in the evening class at Seeds of Literacy.

Learning Disabilities: Silent Barriers to Success

By Holly Roe, Executive Director of the LD Edge Network You may know the stereotypes that stigmatize adults in poverty: He’s just lazy. She’s always giving up – how can she succeed if she keeps doing that? He’s just not motivated. They should’ve stayed in high school and finished. His
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A GED student works on a packet

Learning Disabilities & Adult Education

Undiagnosed or unmanaged learning disabilities can be a detriment to adults returning to school. Especially for older adults, for whom learning disabilities were not as openly talked about or readily diagnosed while they were school-aged, learning disabilities can be a silent challenge they’ve dealt with all their lives. These adults
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Learning disabilities may affect adult learners.

5 Facts About Learning Disabilities

We can’t talk about education without talking about how people learn. Everyone learns a little bit differently, and it’s important to find ways to get every student the information they need in the way they need it — a task that takes time and attention, and can be made more
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