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Finn, Laurie Lawler – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1998
Thirty-three undergraduate and graduate students with learning disabilities (LD), aged 16-56, from five colleges and universities who participated in focus groups identified five beneficial services, skills, and accommodations beneficial to LD students: coursework accommodations; testing accommodations; LD staff; peer support groups; tutors. Other…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitude Change, Classroom Techniques
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Suritsky, Sharon K. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1992
A survey of 31 college students with learning disabilities found few used comprehensive and effective notetaking techniques, with only a small number requesting notetaking accommodations. Major difficulties included speed of writing, paying attention, making sense of notes afterward, and deciding what information to record. Programing and research…
Descriptors: Attention Span, College Students, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities
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Greenspan, Stephen; And Others – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1991
Of college students with learning disabilities (n=45), those with high social competence ratings were more likely to have earned over $6/hour and worked nonhourly and less likely to have difficulty finding work. Students diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder had lower social competence and marginal work histories. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, College Students, Higher Education, Hyperactivity