College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities (2nd ed.) offers students the knowledge, guidance, and strategies they need to effectively choose a college, prepare for university life, and make the most of their collegiate experience. This revised edition:
Outlines the rights and responsibilities of students with learning disabilities.
Gives advice on talking to professors and peers, getting involved, and asking for and receiving accommodations.
Helps students utilize their strengths to meet and exceed academic standards.
Provides additional information on autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and ADHD.
Includes a handy guide to universities with special programs and advice from current college students with disabilities.
Planning for college can be one of the biggest moments in any student’s life, but for students with disabilities, the experience can be challenging on many different levels. This book will empower future students and provide them with hope for success.
Cynthia G. Simpson, PhD, has more than 15 years of experience as a preschool, special education, and elementary teacher. Cynthia currently is an associate professor at Sam Houston State University.
Richard T. Boon, associate professor at The University of Georgia, and colleague Vicky G. Spencer, assistant professor at George Mason University, have more than 30 years of combined experience in the field of special education. Their research has focused on cognitive-strategy instruction for students with mild to moderate disabilities.