One explanation for why students with learning disabilities are not successfully completing postsecondary programs is that they are not disclosing their disability to their college or university, and, therefore, are not eligible for disability-related accommodations. In fact, only 24% of students with LD inform their college or university of their disability. With this in mind, Landmark College’s Lead Education Specialist Dr. Adam Lalor and his colleagues conducted an analysis of data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2 (NLTS2) to better understand the effect of support use on the college persistence and completion of all students with LD — those who disclose their LD to their college or university and those who do not disclose.
We often get asked for strategies that help teach appropriate social communication skills to students, especially for neurodivergent students. A few tips: Student with…
by Chris Wenz, Ph.D.
Landmark College Institute for Research and Training
Dr. Manju Banerjee, Landmark College's Vice President for Educational Research and Innovation, recently spoke with the editors of Understood.org, one of the largest and most influential websites supporting students with learning differences and their families. In this two-minute-long "Expert's Corner" feature, she discusses why students should take the lead in finding a college.