Our Social Integration Services (SIS) Program is for adult learners with intellectual, psychological, social, or physical difficulties and exceptionalities. Our specialized team of teachers, attendants, and community groups work to provide students with a learning environment that promotes a sense of community, belonging and team work. Adult Learners: Characteristics, Qualities, and Needs. Andragogy is the study of how adults learn and is a theory developed by Malcolm Knowles based on a variety of research centered on adult development, needs, and learning styles.
Helping All Learners to Find Success Acellus Academy takes a whole new approach for engaging students with special learning needs. With courses specifically designed for reaching these students, we are able to assess, adapt, and individualize course material for each student. Designed as an overview of the range of adult special learning needs, this book discusses the related tools and strategies that can help these adults to learn. It identifies resources to help the practitioner understand and deal effectively with these needs. This text is intended for teachers, trainers, HRD specialists, program developers, and Cited by: 6.
Adults with with special needs and learning disabilities (also called adult learning difficulties or intellectual difficulties in some countries) often have difficulties with communication which can be related to speech and language, social skills and/or behaviour. Set goals with adult learners with special needs. Some may need assistance in articulating academic goals, but many can indicate a desired outcome in terms of life skills. An adult with special needs might wish to become more active in the community, utilize the library, read a newspaper or manage a bank account more independently.