Academic Support Services at the College Level for Students with Learning Disabilities

Read more posts about Navigating the College Admissions Process for Students with Learning Disabilities.  Most colleges have a support service office to help students with learning disabilities access the resources they need to succeed. The services are outlined below. Level of Support Description Basic Accommodations and Services Provides accommodations as required under ADA and Section 504. Students…

Academic Expectations & Self Advocacy: High School vs College

Read more posts about Navigating the College Admissions Process for Students with Learning Disabilities.  Making the leap from high school to college can be overwhelming for students. The transition can be easier if they know what to expect in college. This table outlines what is expected of students in high school and college in regard to academics…

Navigating the College Admissions Process for Students with Learning Disabilities

Read more posts about Navigating the College Admissions Process for Students with Learning Disabilities.  Applying to college can be a stressful, time-consuming journey for students and their families that requires travel, hours of research and essay writing, gathering transcripts, recommendations, and other documentation, and filling out forms and applications—lots of them. Students with learning disabilities (LD)…

Comparison of the SAT and ACT

This is part of a series about the college application process for students with learning disabilities. Other posts include Tips for Writing the College Essay, Making the Most of Summer: Preparing for the College Application Process, and New Guidelines: Standardized Testing Accommodations. Most colleges accept both SAT and ACT test scores. Use this comparison of…