Monthly Archives: November 2012

Learning Disability Services Differ in College

Students on IEP’s and 504’s in high school will undoubtedly do better in some college settings than others.  Before even looking for the “right fit” college, wrapping your mind around how services differ is key.  During the kindergarten through high school experience, students were protected under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). At the college level, the student is protected under the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the college need only supply “reasonable accommodations” to essentially level the playing field.  The experience in college will be quite different. Keep in mind:   Colleges offer ACCOMMODATIONS, not Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s). At … Continue reading

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