Category Archives: Differently Abled Students

Accommodations for SAT, ACT and Other College Board Exams

Students with learning or other disabilities may be eligible to have accommodations when taking the PSAT, SAT, and AP tests. How does a student need to qualify for testing accommodations? To qualify, a student must 1) have a documented disability 2) show that taking the College Board exams will be impacted by the disability 3) … Continue reading Accommodations for SAT, ACT and Other College Board Exams

What Differently-Abled Students Need to Know When Preparing For College

Finding the perfect college takes a lot of work and planning.  Students with disabilities and special requirements should be especially careful to ensure their college choice can provide for their academic and social needs.  It’s important to note that schools cannot deny a student admission based on a disability.  While it’s not required to tell … Continue reading What Differently-Abled Students Need to Know When Preparing For College

Documented Disability? Your Student Can Still Excel

The good news is that colleges are looking for diversity and a documented disability is considered a form of diversity. Colleges often look at an applicant’s grades and test scores in a new light if presented with evidence of a learning disability, which is why it is important to share this information with the school. Your … Continue reading Documented Disability? Your Student Can Still Excel

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