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Posted Aug 01, 2004 at 9:22:14 AM
Subject: ohio colleges

We live in North East Ohio....can anyone reccommend a good school for LD?

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Posted:Aug 01, 2004 9:46:14 PM

Cuyahoga Community College has basic courses so your child can catch up. They have the ACCESS program, which is a program for disabled students. There is a lot of tutoring support, I did excellent there. Check out www.tri-c.edu.

Muskinghum college (or close) also has an LD program. It's in Muskingham Ohio. I haven't known anyone who went there, but you can always ask your kid's guidance counselor about it.

Good luck!

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Posted:Aug 04, 2004 3:06:32 PM

We looked at Muskinghum college in Muskinghum Ohio. They have a comprehensive support program, that has been around for a long time. They have a new director who has bee there for a few years. You might look at it.

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Posted:Aug 06, 2004 12:41:52 AM

I just spent some time looking at the Muskingham website. I like what I saw and their LD support program looks good, too. I read the book "Colleges That Change Lives" and saw several midwestern colleges that look possible. In Ohio, I am looking at Hiram. Now, I'll add Muskingham to my list. I see it is not covered in any of the internet college search sites (Peterson's, Go College or College Board). Do they just not advertise that much?

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Posted:Aug 12, 2004 4:01:50 PM

I think sometimes colleges don't fulfill some arbitrary requirement to get put into a category, so Petersons's et al don't find them and list them as having LD programs. SOmetimes support services are integrated throughout the college, so it doesn't look like there is a lot of specifically LD support. I was hired for my LD expertise, but since my services aren't designated to documented disabilities, it probably doesn't show up on Peterson's radar... but I gotta tell ya, if I had a kiddo with LDs, I'd send 'em here.

Sue J, webmastress www.resourceroom.net

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Posted:Aug 13, 2004 3:21:47 PM

I did find Muskingum in the guide book for colleges for students with learning disabilities. Just now, I figured out why I couldn't find it on College Board, etc. I was spelling it Muskingham, not Muskingum. Who says spelling doesn't count?? Anyway, I like what I see. Thanks for the recommendation. My gut keeps telling me that our son would do best in a small, personal college. He was pretty shut out in our large, public middle school. He has been very successful in his small (ld) high school. It is the logical jump to have him attend a small college where his strengths really show. He needs a flexible college with ld programs. We're looking!!

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Posted:Aug 14, 2004 6:27:13 PM

Keep in mind that sometimes there are close-knit communities at bigger places, and even formal "learning communities" of people who take two or three courses together with teachers doing extensive collaboration (at small & large colleges).

Sue J, webmastress www.resourceroom.net

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Posted:Sep 16, 2004 3:38:42 PM

Wonderful news story on the front page of ldonline about college and it mentions very favorably Muskingum. I sent for the brochure and I could send my son just for the beautiful scenery (bridge...). We have a college interview tomorrow, so the article reminded me of the important questions I need to ask - plus I'll run a copy to read with my son.

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Posted:Sep 19, 2004 3:22:48 PM

In Ohio The College of Mount St. Joseph is excellent as is Muskingum College. They both believe in kids who need special help.

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Posted:Sep 19, 2004 8:12:03 PM

Thanks for the suggestion of Mount St. Joseph. I looked at there web site and like what I saw. I plan to check into it some more.

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