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College and College Prep

More and more students with learning disabilities are enrolling in college and universities. And more and more higher education institutions are offering support programs for students with LD. Here we’ve assembled information to assist in the planning and selection process, plus lots of advice on creating a successful post-secondary education experience.

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Top Ten Things to Think About as You Prepare for Your Transition to Adulthood

Make a plan for your transition from school to college. Some things to think about include 1) Know your disability. 2) Know your needs. 3) Weigh your postsecondary options. 4) Handle college entrance exams. 5) Document your disability. 6) Be your own advocate.7) Manage your time and 8) Handle your own mistakes.

Transition of Students with Disabilities to Postsecondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators

How do a student's rights and responsibilities change when they move from high school to post-secondary education? Read these questions and answers from the Department of Education to find out.

Transition to College

Transitioning Students with Disabilities to Higher Education: Attitude and Self-Advocacy

How can you help high school students get ready for post-secondary education? Review these recommendations from the Department of Education and find out how to help students understand their disabilities, explain their disabilities to their professors well enough to obtain accommodations, and develop the computer and time-management skills required of college students.

Using Multimedia to Support Reading Instruction

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