You have disabilities and wish to go to college, but you donâ€™t know too much about educational opportunities available after high school. This guide provides information on just that, as well as information on what to expect and how to secure the proper resources and support networks needed for success. Topics include: choosing the correct school for you, locating resources at school, how to pay for college, what student life is like, etc.
Information on the basic differences in educational resources between high school and college, a checklist for students to follow for their transition from high school to college, and self-advocacy tips.
Four steps in improving discussions with your childâ€™s teacher about his or her ADHD disorder and progress in school.
There is a plethora of information and research on the web about ADD/ADHD, but how does one sort through it all to find accurate facts? By learning how to distinguish the internetâ€™s reliable sources and authors from the not-so-reliable, one can better assess how to sift through the false information from the factual.
Many ADHD students are very intelligent, but their grades may not convey how smart they truly are. Thus, how can parents assess their ADHD childâ€™s success in school?
â€œAllowing extended time for adolescents with ADHD to complete tests involving reading may help to compensate for their impairments of working memory and processing speed, allowing them to score closer to their actual verbal abilities.â€
It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)â€”also known as critical cognitive skillsâ€”deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?
Audio presentation by Dr. Barkley on executive functioning.
A comprehensive guide for Special Education in New York State for children ages 3-21. (Not updated for the 2004 requirements of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).