ERIC Number: ED334729
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
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)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, College Students, Educational Diagnosis, Higher Education, Individualized Education Programs, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Personal Narratives, Student Characteristics
Director, Project Learning Strategies, DePaul University, 2323 Seminary, Chicago, IL 60614.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: De Paul Univ., Chicago, IL.