by Chris Wenz, Ph.D.
Landmark College Institute for Research and Training
by Adam Lalor, Ph.D. Lead Education Specialist Increasing numbers of students with disabilities in higher education have served, in part, as a catalyst for…
By Christine Grutta, M.A. Landmark College Academic Advisor Note: This blog post was part of a Final Project in our online course for educators, …
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Guest post by Alicia Keating ‘17, LCIRT Research Assistant
The prevalence of learning disabilities and ADHD at the post-secondary level has been on the rise since around 1990, growing 18% between 1990 and 2005 (Cortiella & Horowitz, 2014 p. 29). This increase in the population of LD/ADHD students at the post-secondary level has led to a demand for better accommodations and systems in place to properly accommodate these students. The population growth has been accompanied by a rise in negative stereotypes surrounding students with LD/ADHD.