ERIC Number: ED326008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Postsecondary Education for Students with Special Needs.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Missouri LINC.
The paper examines issues for consideration by students with special needs who are interested in postsecondary education. Information is provided in the form of answers to frequently asked questions including: where should a student begin in making plans for postsecondary education? what kinds of general concerns should a student consider in making a decision about postsecondary programs? are students with special needs required to take standard admission tests? how do I find more information about specialized testing for the American College Testing program and the Scholastic Aptitude Test? (addresses are given); once a school or college has been selected, what offices should be contacted? what kinds of special needs services do schools and colleges offer? are there directories and books available which discuss selecting a program and which offer advice on financial aid and special services? and is it important to make a personal visit to a school or college before deciding to attend? Sixteen resources are listed with brief abstracts and source addresses. (DB)
Descriptors: Admissions Counseling, College Admission, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Entrance Examinations, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Student Personnel Services
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri-Columbia, 10 London Hall, Columbia, MO 65211 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Missouri LINC.