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ERIC Number: ED334729
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
College Students with Learning Disabilities: A Student's Perspective.
Wren, Carol; Segal, Laura
This booklet is intended to help parents and students better understand the nature of learning disabilities at the college level and to help faculty and staff involved with learning-disabled students in higher education programs. The personal story of a female college student with a learning disability appears on the left-hand side of each two-page section, and general information related to her experience appears on the right-hand side. The booklet describes common problems of learning-disabled college students, student characteristics, the diagnostic process, developing a learning profile that illuminates strengths and weaknesses, understanding the diagnosis, individualized educational plans, and notes and suggestions for faculty. A list of 17 additional resources is provided. (JDD)
Director, Project Learning Strategies, DePaul University, 2323 Seminary, Chicago, IL 60614.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: De Paul Univ., Chicago, IL.