Myths about college disability services and accommodations can leave students without the critical knowledge that they need. Thinking that colleges dont offer any of these services may discourage students from attending college, but, on the other hand, believing that colleges provide every service that students had in high school might not properly prepare students for the transition either. Laws and expectations at the college level are different, but with the proper preparation and understanding, students can be successful! Learn what really happens at college and what skills students need to succeed in this exciting new environment.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Identify the critical elements in a disability document that will support the accommodation requests for students with learning disabilities.
TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Recognize the challenges facing students with learning or attentional challenges with respect to transitioning to college.
Disclosure: Elizabeth Hamblet is the author of 7 Steps for Success: High School to College Transition Strategies for Students with Disabilities, which may be referenced during the sessions. No relevant financial relationship exists.