Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Developmental Disabilities: It’s Never Too Late!

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”—Frederick Douglass For adults, literacy is the key to being more independent and functional. Many adults with developmental disabilities cannot read and are dependent on others to help them navigate daily life in most environments. This limits their ability to travel, shop, work in certain settings, order for themselves off a restaurant menu, and navigate through an unfamiliar building. It can decrease their ability to take safety measures in certain situations. Within a school environment, literacy is targeted on a daily basis and is part of a child’s educational goals. For many adults…  Read in browser »

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