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Get resources and up to date information about educational and career planning; Job readiness skill building and learn about what is going on at the national level that may impact your future. Hear from youth that have been there and succeeded.
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Written for high school and college students with learning disabilities, this thorough, down-to-earth manual, designed in an LD friendly format, gently steers students through the process of applying to college, selecting the right classes and succeeding academically.
The author offers concrete, step-by-step advice on how LD students can discover their learning strengths; take standardized entry tests in a form best suited to their needs; obtain special services; find and select a college program that will best support them and their goals; take advantage of a wide range of supports; and learn about and advocate for their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The author also gives lots of personal tips and strategies for doing course work, writing papers, and taking tests. A guide to LD-friendly colleges and universities and additional resources are also included.