ERIC Number: ED598539
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Abstractor: As Provided
College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities: Strategies and Tips to Make the Most of Your College Experience
Simpson, Cynthia G.; Spencer, Vicky G.
Prufrock Press Inc.
Planning for college can be one of the biggest moments in a teen's life, but for those students with learning and other disabilities, the college experience can be fraught with frustration, uncertainty, and lowered self-confidence. "College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities" offers teens the confidence, strategies, and guidance they need to effectively choose a college, get prepared for university life, and make the most of their collegiate experience. Special sections also discuss ADHD and Asperger's syndrome. The book covers pertinent topics such as understanding the rights and responsibilities of students with special needs, talking to professors and peers, getting involved, asking for and receiving accommodations, and utilizing one's strengths to meet and exceed academic standards. This unique reference book also includes a handy guide to universities with special programs and advice from current college students with disabilities to empower future students and provide them with hope for success.
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, College Students, College Readiness, College Choice, College Preparation, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Student Rights, Student Responsibility, Teacher Student Relationship, College Faculty, Peer Relationship, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Student Characteristics
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
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