Tools for Success
University of St. Thomas - Study Guides and Strategies http://www.iss.stthomas.edu/studyguides/index.htm
Community College - Study Skills
James Cook University - Study Skills Online http://www.tld.jcu.edu.au/netshare/learn/studskls/online.html
Louisiana State University - Center for Academic Success! http://appl003.lsu.edu/slas/cas.nsf/index
Concordia Counseling and Development - Student Learning Services http://cdev.concordia.ca/CnD/studentlearn/framesetsls.html
The Nine Quick Learning Strategies for Success http://www3.telus.net/~slwoitte/NineQuick/index.htm
& State University Study Strategies
& State University Learning Styles
York University - Counseling and Development Center http://www.yorku.ca/cdc/lsp/lsphome.html
Brock University-Center for Student Development http://www.brocku.ca/studentdevcentre/leadership/index.html
Counseling Center Specific tips for ADD and ADHD
A collection of ten useful Study Skills websites http://www3.dist214.k12.il.us/guidance/study.htm
Southern Methodist University Learning Enhancement Center http://www.smu.edu/alec/home.html
Survey of Learning Skills services at Ontario Universities http://www.sdc.uwo.ca/learning/ont_survey.html
Development Center at the University of Western Ontario
Links to 12
Study Skills pages (several Canadian) also has
Study Skills online at James Cook University (Australia) http://www.jcu.edu.au/studying/services/studyskills/online.html
Advancement of Learning (Specific to LD) at Muskingham
Study Skills Site
University of Texas (Austin) Learning Center http://www.utexas.edu/student/utlc/handouts.html
University Academic Support Center
Center - Study Skills Library
details different citation styles expected to be used
Memory: A site
with games to play to explore different memory
Writing Assistant will help guide you through
Online Learning Strategies Series from Middlesex Community College http://www.mxctc.commnet.edu/clc/lrnwkshp.htm
Transitions and self-Advocacy Article http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/adult/heath_collegesuccess.html
Self-Advocacy for College Students http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/postsecondary/ncld_selfadv.html
One Person's story about adjusting to College life http://www.ldresources.com/articles/williams_college.html
workbook to learn more about your LD.
A web site
designed to assist service providers, peer supporters,
Research for Students with Learning Disabilities with
The following sites provide general information about Learning Disabilities.
site which includes an interactive learning styles assessment.
Great meta-site with articles, research, and an internal search engine. http://www.ldonline.org
Website of the
National Educational Association of Disabled Students Contains a wealth
of information about transition and advocacy issues, FAQ's, success
stories and much more.
Information for Students
Institute of Disability Management
Association on Higher Education and Disability
Disabilities Association of Ontario
Disabilities Association of Canada
LD Pride Online
Association of the Deaf
National Institute for the Blind
Closing the Gap
Untangling the Web... Where Can I Go to Get Disability Info? www.icdi.wvu.edu
Developmental Disabilities Resources
Women and Disability Resources http://members.tripod.com/~Barbara_Robertson/Women.html
Centre for Communicative and Cognitive Disabilities www.edu.uwo.ca/cccd/index.html
University of Montana parent's guide to transitions. http://www.umt.edu/dss/trans.html
This site includes a quiz for parents to take about their child to help discover his/her "outlining" style for essays and note-taking. www.familyeducation.com/quiz/0,1399,23-28956,00.html
Site which lets you take the Myers-Briggs personality type test. http://keirsey.com
Calendar" from the University of Minnesota. You type in your start and
end dates and it will set up a schedule for you-it will even email you
reminders if you want!
Abiator's Online Learning Styles Inventory http://berghuis.co.nz/abiator/lsi/lsiframe.html
Active Classroom.A wealth of
resources that must be searched for within the site.
site to the recently released documentary on Learning Disabilities.
A collection and description of existing Transitions videos. http://www.iser.com/eclg.html
Nadeau, Kathleen. Survival Guide for College Students with ADD or LD. Magination Press: New York, 1994.
Patton, James and Edward Polloway. Learning Disabilities: The Challenges of Adulthood. PRO-ED: Austin, Texas, 1996.
Quinn, Patricia O. ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with Attention Deficit Disorder. Magination Press: New York, 1993.
Rodis, Pano, Garrod Andrew, and Mary Lynn Boscardin. Learning Disabilities and Life Stories. Pearson Education Company: Needham Heights, MA, 2001.
Vogel, Susan and Pamela B. Adelman. Success for College Students with Learning Disabilities. Springer-Verlag: New York, 1993.
Cobb, Joyanne. Learning How to Learn: Getting into and Surving College when you have a Learning Disability. CWLA Press:Washington DC, 2001.
Sousa, David A. How the Special Needs Brain Learns. Corwin Press: California, 2001.
How Difficult Can This Be? Produced by Richard Lavoie. 2000 (Available at the Queen's Faculty of Education A.V. 317 H68 VIDKIT)
Through our Eyes LDAO November 26, 1991. (Available at the Queen's Faculty of Education 761.T46 (VID)).
Transitions to Postsecondary Learning (video and instructional materials for students with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit disorder). Produced and Directed by Susanne Tabata. 1998 (Available at the Queen's Faculty of Education 761.T63 VIDKIT)
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