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Recommended Books

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The following are recommended books for parents and educators.

Accommodations in Higher Education Under the ADA:  A No-Nonsense Guide for Clinicians, Educators, Administrators, and Lawyers
Accommodations in Higher Education Under the ADA: A No-Nonsense Guide for Clinicians, Educators, Administrators, and Lawyers
By: Michael Gordon (Editor), Shelby Keiser (Editor)

This practical manual offers essential information and guidance for anyone involved with ADA issues in higher education settings. Fundamental principles and actual clinical and administrative procedures are outlined for evaluating, documenting, and accommodating a wide range of mental and physical impairments.

College and Career Success for Students with LD
College and Career Success for Students with LD
By: Roslyn Dolber

This is a user-friendly text which is written for the student. It explores both college and job options for high school grads.

Colleges for Students with Learning Disibilities and ADD
Colleges for Students with Learning Disibilities and ADD
By: Peterson's Publishing

This guide features comprehensive profiles of LD programs at more than 1,100 two- and four-year colleges in the U.S. and Canada. Program listings are categorized as structured/proactive programs or self-directed/decentralized programs for both two- and four-year schools.

K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities
K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities
By: Princeton Review

Finding the perfect college for a student with a learning disability can be a frustrating and time-consuming process — so the experts at The Princeton Review have thoroughly researched college programs across the country to help students and their families find the best match to suit their needs.

LD SAT Study Guide: Test Prep and Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities
LD SAT Study Guide: Test Prep and Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities
By: Paul Osborne

Paul Osborne's LD SAT Study Guide is an SAT prep manual designed for students with learning disabilities. By using three different types of instruction—instruction based on specific disabilities or difficulties, advice for anyone with a learning disability, and general SAT prep instruction—the LD SAT Study Guide provides information students need to help their score reflect their aptitude and not their disabilities.

Self-Advocacy Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities
Self-Advocacy Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities
By: Henry B. Reiff

Filled with strategies, and resources, this book uses the author's groundbreaking research about successful adults with learning disabilities, to promote self-advocacy. This work is brimming with useful and practical information. It is easily understood and embraced by students with learning disabilities, their parents, guidance counselors, and stakeholders in the fields of both higher education and special education.

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