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Success in college and technical programs for teens and adults with learning disabilities requires planning. Discover strategies for learning disabled students.
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  3. College Study Skills (7)
  4. Money and Financial Tips (11)

Discovering Campus Resources
Learn where to find the many helpful resources available to you at your college.

Managing College with Asperger Syndrome
Find tips for thriving in college with Asperger Syndrome.

High Tech Gadgets for Learning Disabled College Bound Students
Discover new high tech gadgets to help students with learning disabilities in college.

Learning Disabilities in College - Successful Strategies for LDs in College
Is your child with a learning disability heading off to college? This is an exciting time in your young adult's life. Along with the regular concerns like finding a good roommate and a safe and affordable place to live, you will need to find new ways to help your him succeed in the college environment. These tips will help you learn about your rights in college, develop powerful study strategies, write better essays, and plan A+ presentations.

Is a GED Right for You? General Educational Development
General Educational Development (GED) programs have provided adult education and alternatives to the traditional high school diploma to adult learners with and without disabilities for many years. If you are an adult or a teen struggling in school because of learning disabilities, behavioral limitations, or job and family obligations, a GED program may be the right choice for you. Learn more.

Testing Accommodations for Section 504 and IDEA
Learn about testing accommodations for students under Section 504 and IDEA. Understand when they are needed and why they aren't always a good idea.

Standardized Tests - How to Help Your Child Prepare for Standardized Testing
Whether your child is in K-12 school or facing college entrance exams, standardized testing will play an important role in his educational future. For schools, standardized testing is an important part of accountability and effectiveness measures. Learn more about standardized testing and how you can help your child prepare.

Deliver Great Presentations
Presenting before a group causes jitters for most of us. Students with learning disabilities are no exception. Regardless of your child’s specific type of learning disability, here are some tips to help her create and deliver a terrific presentation for school.

Improve Your Writing Skills - Write a Better Essay - Improve Writing Grades
Whether you are a student with learning disabilities in writing, just looking for ways to improve your writing grades on classroom papers and assignments, or studying for upcoming written exams, learning how to write a three point five paragraph paper will help you get better grades and improve your writing skills. Learn how!

Facts on Underachievement - Why Students With LDs Underachieve in School
Many students with learning disabilities struggle in their area of weakness, but did you know they often perform below their potential in subjects where they have no disability? Learn about underachievement among students with learning disabilities, its signs, causes, and what you can do about it.

Handling Low Grades on Your Child's Report Card
When your child receives low grades on a report card, expected or not, it can be a difficult time for you and your learning disabled child. Learn ways you can prepare for poor report cards in advance, and what you can do to turn this difficult time into a constructive learning experience.

Mapping Your Future.org
Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative, public-service project of the financial aid industry - bringing together the expertise of the industry to provide free college, career, financial aid, and financial literacy services for students, families, and schools.

ACT Testing Accommodations - College Entrance Testing Accommodations for the ACT
Need ACT Testing Accommodations for your child? If your child will need ACT testing accommodations, learn what you need to know to improve your chances of getting them.

College and Learning Disabled Adults - Easing College Transition
College transition for learning disabled children can be a challenge. You can ease your learning disabled child's transition to adulthood and college with these helpful tips from learning disabilities guest writer, Tim Handorf.

College - Transitioning Your Child to College
College transition for students with disabilities is an adjustment for parents and students alike. Learn about some of the major changes you and your child will face regarding the change from special education to reasonable accommodations and your child's transition into adult status.

Helping Your Learning Disabled Child Find the Right College
Find tips to help you help your learning disabled child find the right college.

The College Board: Examination Accommodations
The College Board provides information on entrance exams and how students with disabilities can apply for and receive adaptations and modifications on those assessments. Tests included are: SAT Reasoning and Subject Tests, Advanced Placement Tests (AP), and PSAT/NMSQT.

Specialized Colleges and Programs for Learning Disabled Students
Discover helpful information on specialized colleges and programs for learning disabled students.

Time Management Tips for Working Students
Balancing work and school is no easy task; both are important in their own ways and here are some tips for managing the juggling act.

Can the Internet Replace School?
An intriguing article exploring the idea of the internet's ability to replace the need for traditional schooling.

Disability Rights - College vs. High School Disability Rights
Learn about the major differences between the your child’s disability rights in high school and in college.

Important Careers For Those Who Are Still Deciding
While choosing a career there is a need to choose something which you are passionate about. Here are helpful suggestions to consider.

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