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Landscape of literacy and disability

Landscape of literacy and disability

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Published by Canadian Abilities Foundation in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literacy -- Canada,
  • People with disabilities -- Education -- Canada,
  • Literacy -- Canada -- Maps,
  • Disabilities -- Canada -- Maps

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEzra B.W. Zubrow ... [et al.].
    GenreMaps
    ContributionsZubrow, Ezra B. W., Canadian Abilities Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC154 .L35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 168 p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23716612M
    ISBN 109780973712636
    LC Control Number2009424243

    Landscape Report on Early Grade Literacy3 Chapter 1. Introduction Section A. Overview T his Landscape Report on Early Grade Literacy takes stock of where we are, as a global community of educators within the field of international development, in improving literacy acquisition in the early grades in low-income Size: 4MB. “A book isn’t a book, nor a pencil a pencil, if a student isn’t able to use it. We need to adapt or create tools for literacy learning that students with physical impairments can hold, students with sensory impairments can see or hear, students with intellectual impairments can understand, and all students are motivated to use.”.

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