Transition Planning for College

For students with learning differences, the law recognizes that transition to adulthood may require specialized services to help them attain the skills and education they’ll need to succeed after high school. The IDEA requires that transition planning must begin, at… Read the rest

Scholarships for Students with LD

Students with learning difficulties whose grades and test scores may not reflect their true abilities are often overlooked in the race for college scholarships. If that describes your child (or a child you know), check out the RiSE Scholarship Foundation,… Read the rest

College 101: Freshman Smarts

As exciting as going off to college is, freshman year can also be challenging—especially for students with learning disabilities who have relied on school and parental support to help them navigate K-12. By taking time before summer ends to strategize… Read the rest

College Transfer Guide for Students with LD

The National Association for College Admission Counseling reports that 1 in 3 students who enroll in college will likely transfer at some point. While making the decision to transfer can be challenging, going through the actual process has its pitfalls… Read the rest