The Learning Disabilities Association of
New Hampshire

P. O. Box 127
Concord, NH 03032-0127
E-mail information@ldanh.org
Resources for Adults with
Learning Disabilities

Tutoring in Reading Skills

The level of reading instruction is based upon the student's level of language and reading development, not on the age of the student.

Read about the Stages of Reading Development

Read about finding a tutor (education therapist)

Find tutors (educational therapists) who use research based methods of instruction

Read about testing for dyslexia (reading disability)

Visit the Adult Page at the LDA website



Adult Basic Education in New Hampshire

  • Adult Education page at the New Hampshire Department of Education website
  • Adult Basic Education
    Free classes to improve basic skills in reading, math, and writing
    For people who are 16 or older and not enrolled in school

  • Adult High School Diploma Programs
    Classes for adults to complete the high school level courses they need for a diploma
    Most classes meet in the evening for a 15 week period during the school year

  • Adult Learner Services (Adult Tutorial) Program
    Small free classes for learner convenience
    Free tutoring by volunteer tutors for people who cannot attend classes
    Open to adults who are not enrolled in school

  • GED Preparation
    Classes to prepare for success on the General Educational Development (GED) tests
    For people who are 16 or older and not enrolled in school (People under 18 need a waiver to take the official GED tests.)
    More GED information

  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
    Free classes to improve speaking, listening, reading, and writing of English
    For people whose first language is not English
    For people who are 16 or older and not enrolled in school


College

Your Rights and Responsibilities in College - Read First

College Guides are updated every year. There are 3 main publishers of college guides. All 3 publish guides to all colleges as well as guides to colleges for students with learning disabilities. These guides are very helpful in finding a school that will or can accommodate your needs. Students with learning disabilities attend Harvard, Yale, the local community college, and everything in between. Look in the college guide section of your book store or search by the publishers name at amazon.com or barnesandnoble.com or bordersstores.com.
~Petersons
~K & W

~The Princeton Review

Scholarships

Visit the Adult Page at the LDA website


Employment

Disability Employment 101 - Jointly developed by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services and the Center for Workforce Preparation, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Text or PDF

Visit the Adult Page at the LDA website


Social and Emotional

Social and Emotional Issues Related to Dyslexia

Visit the Adult Page at the LDA website

   
 
   
 
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