Accommodations and Self-advocacy

Recommended Accommodations for College Students with ADHD

The transition from high school to college is a critical and sensitive stage, especially for those with ADHD. College students with ADHD face many challenges in the new college community with more distraction, less external structure, more responsibilities, and new…
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What College Students with ADHD Need to Know About Advocacy and Accommodations

Individuals with special learning needs are guaranteed special supports in elementary and high school by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.  However, in college, the protections are somewhat different. Two federal laws guarantee…
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Finding the Right College for You

College is an exciting part of life. There are many good colleges (two year, four year, and technical) spread across the country.  When searching for a college to attend, it is important that you find ones that are right for…
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Thriving in College When You Have ADHD

Surviving your college experience can be tough, but actually thriving in college depends on having a particular mix of personal qualities. What personal attributes turn surviving into thriving? Here are some of the most important. (By the way, you don't…
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