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) face the added challenge of finding a school that accommodates their needs with appropriate services and supports and fulfills other criteria, such as location, academic programs, and size.
This series offers information on what services are available on campuses for students with LD and how to access them, tips on writing the college essay and interviewing, printable worksheets to organize the schools students are considering, and information about testing.
- Writing the College Essay
- Making the Most of Your Summer: Preparing for the College Application Process
- Comparison of the SAT and ACT
- New Guidelines, Standardized Test Accommodations
- Accessing Learning Disability Services in College
- Academic Expectations & Self Advocacy: High School vs College
- Academic Support Services at the College Level for Students with Learning Disabilities
- Tips for a Successful College Interview
- The College Visit: Questions to Ask the Disability Support Services Office
- Questions to Ask Students Who Access College Support Services
- Important Things to Do Before Going to College