Friday, November 24, 2017

Literacy

Reading, Writing and Quality of Life

Learning language and how to communicate starts from the day you are born. We use language to explain how we feel about things, and to communicate with people around us. While we are learning speech and ways to communicate, we are learning things that will also help us with learning to read and write (literacy). Being able to read and write is important as it helps us in school, in work and in life generally. So, literacy is one of those areas that if we have difficulties with it, that can have an impact on our quality of life.

LITERACY AND COMMUNICATION WITH PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

This is a report of the proceeding of a workshop that was held over two days in March 2013 in the Department of Education of the Faculty of Health Sciences in the University of Cologne...

INCLUDING ADULTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITY IN ADULT LITERACY SCHEMES

National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) is a non-profit membership organisation concerned with coordination, training and policy formulation in the adult literacy sector in Ireland. Our mission statement is to ensure all adults with reading and writing difficulties have access to high-quality adult literacy provision. The Agency works from the following definition of adult literacy: All...