Students with Special Needs
The following websites have helpful information and resources for students with special needs.
Differences Between High School & College: www.virginia.edu/studenthealth/lnec/transition.html
LD OnLine's Guide to Postsecondary Education: http://www.ldonline.org/indepth/college
College Planning for Students with Special Needs: www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content3/college.planning.LD.html
AHEAD - Association on Higher Education and Disability: www.ahead.org
College Preparation Resources for Students: www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/college_prep.html
Compensation Strategies Used by High-Ability Students with Learning Disabilities Who Succeed in College: http://gcq.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/44/2/123
FERPA General Guidance for Students: www.ed.gov/offices/OM/fpco/ferpa/students.html
Winning in College: A Guide for Students with Disabilities: http://www.edsmart.org/students-with-disabilities-college-guide/
College Search Tool for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: https://thinkcollege.net/college-search
College Search Considerations for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: https://thinkcollege.net/sites/default/files/files/resources/Conducting_College_Search_HTTC1v2.pdf
Helpful Resources: Books and Publications
If you are a student with special needs, there are many helpful resources available. Below is a list of Publications that we have read or had recommended to us.
*The College Sourcebook for Students with Learning and Developmental Differences. Published by Wintergreen Orchard House. Written by Midge Lipkin, PhD.
*K & W Guide to Colleges for Student with Learning Disabilities or ADHD. Published by Princeton Review
*Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or ADHD. Published by Peterson's
Learning Disabilities: A to Z. A Parent's Complete Guide to Learning Disabilities from Preschool to Adulthood. Published by Free Press. By Corinne Smith.
Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD. By Kathleen G. Nadeau
College and Career Success for Students with Learning Disabilities. By Roslyn Dolber
ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with Attention Deficit Disorder. By Patricia O. Quinn
Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorders: Issues and Strategies for Students, Counselors, and Educators. By Jennifer S. Bramer, PhD.
College Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities. By Annette Joy Scalfani.
A Guide to College for Learning Disabled Students. Published by Academic Press. By MA Lisiscio.
How to Choose A College: Guide for the Student with a Disability. Published by The American Council on Education. HEATH Resource Center.
*Items are available for review in our CCRC.