Alley, G.R., Deshler, D.D., Clark, F.L., Schumaker, J.B., & Warner, M.M. (1983). Learning disabilities in adolescent and adult populations: Research implications (Part II). Focus on Exceptional Children, 15 (9), 1-16.
Topic: Characteristics of Adolescents with Learning Disabilities
Subcategory: Big Picture/Research
Summary: Based on an epidemiological study, characteristics of generalization, motivation, and social skills in adolescents and adults with learning disabilities are examined, and the educational implications for each are presented.