Going to college is an assumed next step for many students. However, parents of students with learning differences often wonder if their kids will share that future. And, if their child does go on to college, will he/she be successful? While accommodations are available for K-12 students, what support is available for post-secondary students with learning differences?
A recent article, The Road to Higher Education With an ‘Invisible Disability’ which was written by Laura Castañeda and featured in The Atlantic, gives an overview of developing options. As learning differences are being diagnosed more frequently, colleges are providing more support mechanisms to meet the needs of students with learning differences. See the link below:
Introduction by Melinda Cameron, Head of Upper School, Fairhill School