ERIC Number: ED322668
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jul-22
Designing Support Services and Instruction for College Students with Learning Disabilities: Use of Diagnostic Data. Special Education Center Publication Series, Document Number LDC7.
Anderson, Patricia L.; And Others
This paper addresses the need for tailor-made support services for college students with learning disabilities based on sound diagnostic/prescriptive evaluation data. Literature on program design and the development of effective individualized education programs is reviewed, and performance contracts developed with student input are viewed as highly beneficial to the student/institution relationship. Program issues including remedial versus compensatory instructional services and helping services work toward independence are also discussed. A program planning worksheet is attached. Contains six references. (PB)
Descriptors: College Students, Contingency Management, Counseling Services, Curriculum Development, Diagnostic Teaching, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Planning, Individualized Education Programs, Learning Disabilities, Performance Contracts, Postsecondary Education, Services, Student School Relationship
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Univ., Storrs. School of Education.
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association on Handicapped Student Service Programs in Postsecondary Education (Washington, DC, July 22, 1987).