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Ready for Take-Off: Preparing Your Teen with ADHD or LD for College
In todays world, getting accepted to college is only half of the battle. Staying in there is another matter altogether. And for students ADHD or learning disabilities, staying, thriving, and graduating from college can be very challenging even for the most academically prepared students. Ready for Take-Off lays out a plan to keep students with ADHD or LD in college by ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published November 16th 2010 by Magination Press
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I am reading this book with two focuses. The first is how we can use my middle daughter's high school years as preparation and a building up of her strengths to be ready for college, despite her LD/ADD. The second is that our eldest is a junior in high school now and how we can be sure she too is prepared, despite not being LD/ADD like her sister. Parenting is such a tough job. We want to help and I've learned that often my helping is more harm than good. This book has made me think..
Theresa E. Laurie Maitland is currently the Coordinator of the Academic Success Program for Students with LD/ADHD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been on the staff at UNC since 1994. It is Dr. Maitland's passion to work with individuals with learning, attention, and emotional challenges so they can turn those challenges into gifts. Prior to joining the staff at LDS, she ...moreMore about Theresa E. Laurie Maitland...