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The following are links to recommended organizations and web sites that provide information on learning disabilities, ADHD, and other issues.

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College Board: Advising Undocumented Students

This resource section for guidance counselors and educators includes information on admissions, financial aid, and the counselor's role and options in advising undocumented students.

College Board: College Search Step by Step

The College Board offers this interactive tool to help students learn about some key college search categories, identify their priorities, and access advice from college students and educators.

College Board: FAQs About Community Colleges

This list of FAQs compiled by the College Board answers questions about community college applications, transfers to four-year institutions, and financial aid.

College Board: Know Yourself

This resource section from The College Board offers students tools for identifying their short-term and long-term goals, as well as for guidelines on how to figure out what kinds of colleges will be the right fit.

College Board: Resources for Undocumented Students

The College Board has compiled resources for undocumented students, including information about financial aid, helpful videos, and interviews with students who share their experiences.

College Board: Supporting a College-Going Culture

A number of ideas from the College Board for supporting a college-going culture at your school.

College Board: Types of Colleges (The Basics)

The College Board walks students through an introduction to different kinds of colleges, including about liberal arts programs, two- and four-year colleges, universities, and public and private colleges.

College Bound

College Bound is a free online parent education program that offers simple ways for parents to help children do well in school, available in English and Spanish. Registration required.

College Scholarships Website

Online database listing college scholarships by state, student profile, degree, etc.

College Summit: College-Going Culture

This section of the College Summit website compiles reports and articles focused on creating a college-going culture, including articles focused on minority and first-generation students.

College Summit: Strengthening College-Going Culture

Information about College Summit's "Peer Leaders" program, which gives students a central role in encouraging their classmates to consider applying for college.

Colleges with Programs for Learning Disabled Students

This page is designed to offer college bound students, parents, and counselors easy access to information about colleges and universities that offer programs, some quite comprehensive, designed to support students with learning disabilities.

Color&;acute;n Colorado: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Color&;acute;n Colorado celebrates family traditions and the rich diversity of Asian and Pacific Americans with books, activities, and a variety of resources and ideas for ELL educators.

Colorín Colorado: Fun Reading Activities and Tips

Fun activities and ideas for parents to do with their child. Topics include getting ready to read, beginning sounds, writing and comprehension tips.

Colorín Colorado: Getting ELLs on the College Track

Interview with Colorín Colorado advisor, Christine Rowland, about the ways she helps her ELL students through the college application process.

Colorín Colorado

Colorín Colorado is a bilingual web site that provides information, activities, and advice on helping children learn to read and succeed at school. Developed by the Reading Rockets project, Colorín Colorado features practical information for Spanish-speaking parents, beautiful illustrations from Caldecott Award-winning illustrator David Diaz, video clips of celebrities such as the late beloved Celia Cruz, and skill-building activities that draw upon Spanish-language songs and rhymes.

Colorín Colorado Webcast: ELL Comprehension

This webcast featuring Dr. Cynthia Lundgren and Kristina Robertson discusses effective reading comprehension strategies for teaching English language learner students.

Colorín Colorado Webcast: ELL Students with Learning Disabilities

Featuring bilingual speech pathologist Dr. Elsa Cardenas-Hagan. Includes powerpoint presentation, discussion questions, and related readings.

Colorín Colorado Webcast: English Language Learners in Middle and High School

This webcast features Dr. Deborah Short and discusses effective instructional strategies for teaching English language learner students in middle and high school, such as the SIOP model.

Colorín Colorado Webcast: Reading to Learn in Grades 4-6

This Colorín Colorado webcast features Dr. Nonie Lesaux, and addresses the challenges facing English language learners — and their teachers — in grades 4-6.

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