What if They Don’t go to College?

  This post is sponsored by Praxis. Alternatives to College Over the past two weeks, we’ve been looking at how to get our dyslexic, out of the box thinkers in and out of college successfully.  We finished the series with a look at alternatives to college.  Many linear, left-brain thinkers like myself stand aghast […]

Alternatives to College

  As the mother of 8, seven with dyslexia and two 10th graders looking to their futures, I set out to write this 10-day series on Preparing Your Student with Dyslexia for College Success so that I would have the info that I need to help my dyslexic kids to be successful should they choose […]

Financial Aid and Scholarships for Students with Dyslexia

      Thank you for joining me on for this 10-day series on Preparing Your Student With Dyslexia for College Success.  To read the whole series, click here. You may be prepared for college and even been accepted into your college of choice, but what about paying for college? It used to be that when […]

Understanding the College Application Process

  Photo Credit Thank you for joining me on for this 10-day series on Preparing Your Student With Dyslexia for College Success.  To read the whole series, click here. We’ve taken a good look at getting ready for college, acquiring the skills needed, understanding the different kinds of programs available, and how to find a good […]

How to Get Your Student Accommodations on College Entry Exams

  Thank you for joining me on for this 10-day series on Preparing Your Student With Dyslexia for College Success.  To read the whole series, click here. One major roadblock for dyslexic students trying to get into college is often the standardized testing – ether the SAT or the ACT – that is required. […]

Options for After High School

 Photo Credit Thank you for joining me here for week two of a 10-day series on Preparing Your Dyslexic Student for College Success.  To read the whole series from the beginning, click here. Dyslexic learners have been attending and graduating from college for as long as college has been around.   With the right […]

How to Find the Right College for Your Dyslexic Student

  Thank you for joining me for this 10-day series on Preparing Your Dyslexic Student for College Success.  This week has been a busy one. We’ve covered: College Readiness:  What Successful Students Do Technology Helps for the Dyslexic College Student Understanding the Differences Between High School & College  Types of College Support Programs We know […]

Types of College Support Programs for Dyslexia

 Photo Credit   Thank you for joining me on for this 10-day series on Preparing Your Student With Dyslexia for College Success.  To read the whole series, click here.   We spent the last few days learning a lot about what our kids can expect in the college years.  There will be challenges for our […]

Understanding the Differences Between High School and College

    Thank you for joining me on for this 10-day series on Preparing Your Student With Dyslexia for College Success.  To read the whole series, click here.   There are some significant differences between high school and college with which you and your students should be familiar.  Essentially, students become much more independent in college; […]

Technology Helps for the Dyslexic College Student

  Thank you for joining me on for this 10-day series on Preparing Your Student With Dyslexia for College Success.  To read the whole series, click here. With the explosive growth in technology available today, dyslexic students have more opportunities than ever before to find work arounds for their areas of academic weakness. As with […]

Preparing Your Student With Dyslexia for College Success

    If college is on the horizon for your dyslexic student, you may be concerned about whether or not they are prepared to handle the rigours of a traditional college course of study. Over the next 10 weekdays I will be writing about many of these questions and concerns.  This series will elaborate […]

Preparing Your Dyslexic Student for College Level Reading

Photo Credit One of the most intimidating thoughts about going to college as a dyslexic is the sheer amount of reading required.  It is thought that students will need to be able to read and comprehend as many as 200 pages per week while carrying a full course load of classes.  This post will […]

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