College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities

College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities

Strategies and Tips to Make the Most of your College Experience

Book - 2009
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The complete handbook for college-bound kids with learning disabilities.

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 ADD/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 ahandy 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.

Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Prufrock Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9781593633592
1593633599
Branch Call Number: 371.91 S613
Characteristics: xv, 172 p. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Spencer, Vicky G.

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