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Recognizing the signs of dyslexia

Recognizing the signs of dyslexia | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
Children begin learning to read early in their education. Very often, some children seem to excel at reading and writing, while others may struggle.
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How Technology Can Improve Post-Secondary Outcomes for Students with Autism

How Technology Can Improve Post-Secondary Outcomes for Students with Autism | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
The challenges associated with autism are costly to the affected individuals, their families, and society. Individuals with autism face difficulties in communication and socialization, as well as inc
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College & College Prep | LD OnLine

College & College Prep | LD OnLine | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences.
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More and more students with LD attend college.

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ADHD College Survival Guide: Tips and Resources for ADD/ADHD and LD Students | ADDitude: Information on Attention Deficit Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Parenting and More

ADHD College Survival Guide: Tips and Resources for ADD/ADHD and LD Students | ADDitude: Information on Attention Deficit Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Parenting and More | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment information for adults and children from experts in attention deficit and learning disabilities like dyslexia.
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ADHD is not a terminal disease. You can reach your academic goals and have ADHD/ADD diagnosis.

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About AHEAD | AHEAD: Association on Higher Education And Disability

About AHEAD | AHEAD: Association on Higher Education And Disability | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
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Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) is a professional membership organization. AHEAD focuses on higher education personnel who work with persons with disabilities.

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ADHD - What is it and what's the difference with ADD?

In this animation we explain what ADHD is and how it differs from another attention disorder: ADD. The characteristics and symptoms will be discussed. Also, ...
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Simple explanation about ADHD and ADD.

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Center for Students with Disabilities › University of Connecticut

Center for Students with Disabilities › University of Connecticut | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
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Super duper cool. Summer camp for students with LD who are preparing to go to college. It's like college readiness 101 for entering college freshmen with a disability. Is anyone doing this in Texas???

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ADHD | LD OnLine

ADHD | LD OnLine | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences.
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Tons of information about ADHD and how it impacts learning.

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Living with a 'borrowed brain'

Living with a 'borrowed brain' | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
Imagine waking up one morning to find you can't remember the most simple of tasks. That's been Lindsay Corley's life for the past year.
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This article is about a grad student with traumatic brain injury (TBI). She managed to finish grad school with the help of friends. Her brain after TBI is her "new" brain she must learn to use and live with.

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CAST: About UDL

CAST: About UDL | Learning Disabilities and College | Scoop.it
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Universal Design for Learning makes curriculum accessible to diverse learners.

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