Finding a College for Students with Learning Disabilities
HEATH Resource Center 1-800-544-3284
web site:HEATH Resource Center
The National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities (HEATH Resource Center) has information specialists available who provide resource papers and information on national organizations. Also available on the web site is an annual publication available to download which is very informative:(New Publications) Creating Options: a resource for financial aid for students with disabilities
Request free informational packet
Learning Disabilities Association of America
4156 Library Road Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349 (412) 341-1515 (voice)
(412) 344-0224 (FAX)
There was an interesting article that provided a different perspective of LD titled: "They Speak for Themselves:A Survey of Adults with Learning DisabilitiesLDA, 1996 (Shoestring Press)
National Center for Learning Disabilities
381 Park Ave.
South, Suite 1401 New York, NY 10016
Telephone: 212/ 545-7510 Fax: 212/545-9665
Toll-free Information and Referral Service 1-888-575-7373
Learning Disabilty Resource center
This is an extremely informative web site . For example , on this page there is a useful article: (here) "25 Questions for Finding the Right College" © Harry Heiser Courtesy of The Schwab Foundation for Learning. "Mr. Heiser has been working with LD college students since 1982. He is currently the LD counselor at University of Nevada at Reno and an educational consultant who assists high school students and their families to find the appropriate college."
Available books: (just a few of many!)
Try Barnes and Noble on -line or your local bookstore:
Peterson's guide to finding a college with programs for Learning Disabled Student (here)
Authors: Mangrum and Strichant, 1997
Survival Guide for College Students with ADD & LD(here)
ADD and the College Student(here)
Unlocking Potential: College and Other Choices for Learning Disabled People: A Step-by-Step Guide (here)
Schieber & Talpers Adler & Adler Pub.