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USC to Open a New Center for Students with Learning Differences

on May 16, 2011 in Special Needs
USC to Open a New Center for Students with Learning Differences

The University of Southern California has received a donation of over $10 million for the creation of the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity, which will provide innovative services to students with dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other identified learning differences.

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Unique Programs Providing Support to Students

on February 12, 2011 in New This Month, Special Needs

The transition to college can be difficult for students dealing with autism spectrum disorders, Asperger’s, nonverbal learning disorder, ADD/ADHD and other learning disabilities. One program that provides support in a student’s transition to life after high school while pursuing academic or vocational interests is College Living Experience (CLP). With five locations around the country (Denver, […]

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Update on Washington Colleges and Universities

I recently attended The Washington Council Fall Counselor Workshop which included presentations from representatives of many of Washington State’s private and public colleges. The following is a brief summary of some of the key points addressed at the workshop: WSU has posted the Fall 2010 application and for the first time this year will not […]

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Excellent Compilation of Programs

on May 28, 2009 in Special Needs, Tips & Resources

Explore this resource for students with learning disabilities who are in the college search process. This link is an excellent compilation of programs that go beyond the standard support offered by most colleges.

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