Adult Learning Disability Assessment Process October 6, 2013 By Harrison Morgan 151 Comments If you are an adult and suspect that you have a learning disability (LD) you may be at a loss about how to obtain testing and the assessment process. Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, speech and language disorders, communication disorders, or issues such as ADD/ADHD. If you do go through the testing process and discover that you have a learning disability, chances are you'll also receive help in the form of tools, resources, and processes to make life easier at home, school, or work.
programs for potential learning disabilities, referring adult students for diagnostic assessment, or barriers to obtain-ing diagnostic assessment for a learning disability. Without current documentation of a learning disability, ABE students are excluded from obtaining accommodations on the GED, in the workplace, and in postsecondary educa-. Adults who have not graduated from high school, or who are underemployed due to a learning disability and/or AD/HD, often cannot afford the cost of a private psycho/educational evaluation. 1 This presents a problem of urgent concern. Assessment is a key that can open doors. It provides needed documentation.
12.00-Mental Disorders-Adult. Skip to content. Social Security Search Menu Languages Sign Disability Evaluation Under Social Security 12.00 Mental Disorders - Adult. Section. or learning of a traumatic event occurring to a close family member or close friend, and the psychological aftermath of clinically significant effects on. Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA): LDA, an Understood founding partner, provides information and resources to people with learning disabilities and their parents. Each state has a local chapter that may be able to assist you in finding free or low-cost evaluation options in your area.Author: Amanda Morin.