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College success for students with disabilities : a guide to finding and using resources, with real-world stories /
Irene Ingersoll ; foreword by Nido R. Qubein.
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Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
description
x, 238 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN
1476624054, 1476662886, 9781476624051, 9781476662886 (softcover ;)
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imprint
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
isbn
1476624054
1476662886
9781476624051
9781476662886 (softcover ;)
contents note
The basics: New hurdles for college freshmen with disabilities; What can be done to turn around a bad academic start; Understanding documented disabilities and ADA laws for college -- Specific disabilities with accommodations, resources and student testimonies: Physical disabilities; Medical disabilities; Dyslexia; Reading and writing disabilities; Experiencing college with ADHD/ADD; Deaf and hearing loss students; Achieving success for students on the autism spectrum; Psychological disabilities; Blind and visually impaired; Veterans with disabilities; Role of the parent -- Triumph over adversity-resources you can put in place: Self advocacy and working with your advisor; Colleges across the country with excellent support services for students with disabilities; Technology resources for students with disabilities.
abstract
"The demanding workload and fast pace of college often overwhelm students. Without access to the right resources, many of the three million U.S. college students with disabilities fail or drop out. This guide helps students, parents, counselors and psychologists find the appropriate resources and accommodations to help students with disabilities successfully transition to college"--
catalogue key
10579802
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-235) and index.

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