Resources for Transition to College for Students with Learning Disabilities

 

Planning for college is a complex process for students, their parents, and their teachers. For students with a learning disability, it is even more important to begin the process early, to become informed as to options and potential difficulties, and to work with education professionals at both the secondary and postsecondary levels.

Selected Web Resources

The following are just a few of the many web resources available on transition to college and students with learning disabilities

College Preparation Resources for Students

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

HEATH Center an Online Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities:
http://www.heath.gwu.edu

Office for Civil Rights:  Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html

 

Selected Books

Learning Outside the Lines
By Jonathan Mooney and David Cole

Mindset
By Carol Dweck