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University of St. Thomas - Study Guides and Strategies http://www.iss.stthomas.edu/studyguides/index.htm

Chemeketa Community College - Study Skills
http://studyweb.chemeketa.edu

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

Clayton College & State University Study Strategies
http://ctl.clayton.edu/studystrategies.htm

Clayton College & State University Learning Styles
http://ctl.clayton.edu/learningstyles.htm

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

Virginia Tech Counseling Center Specific tips for ADD and ADHD
as well as general study guides
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/

University of Waterloo
http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infocs/Study/studyindex.html

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

Student Development Center at the University of Western Ontario
http://www.sdc.uwo.ca/

Links to 12 Study Skills pages (several Canadian) also has
comments about each site.
http://www.abnorth.ab.ca/learnertools/studyskills.html

Study Skills online at James Cook University (Australia) http://www.jcu.edu.au/studying/services/studyskills/online.html

Center for Advancement of Learning (Specific to LD) at Muskingham
college Extensive information about general transition issues
(different sections for parents and students). http://www.muskingum.edu/~cal/database/tocollege/
transition_strategies_h_s_to_college.html

Virginia Tech Study Skills Site
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html

University of Texas (Austin) Learning Center http://www.utexas.edu/student/utlc/handouts.html

Harding University Academic Support Center
http://www.harding.edu/asc/strategies.htm

Academic Skills Center - Study Skills Library
-California Polytechnic State University
http://sas.calpoly.edu/asc/ssl.html

Site that details different citation styles expected to be used
in writing essays. Includes APA, MLA, Chicago, AMA and Turabian. http://www.liunet.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citation.htm

Memory: A site with games to play to explore different memory
building strategies.
http://www.exploratorium.edu/memory/dont_forget/playing_games.html

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant will help guide you through
the essay writing process.
http://www.powa.org

Online Learning Strategies Series from Middlesex Community College http://www.mxctc.commnet.edu/clc/lrnwkshp.htm

Self-Advocacy

Transitions and self-Advocacy Article http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/adult/heath_collegesuccess.html

Requesting Accommodations
http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/postsecondary/
requesting_accommodations.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

An on-line workbook to learn more about your LD.
Although geared to school-aged children, the resources and information
are still valuable for post-secondary students. http://www.ldinfo.com/self_advocacy_manual.htm

Technology

A web site designed to assist service providers, peer supporters,
strategists and students to learn to use Adaptive Technology to assist written language difficulties.
http://commons.ucalgary.ca/at-wld

Technology Research for Students with Learning Disabilities with
videos and pdf files on subjects including, note-taking math, reading and writing. http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/technology/opening_the_door_luke.html

LD Resources

The following sites provide general information about Learning Disabilities.

Site with general resources.
http://www.ldresources.com/index.html

Simmons College site which includes an interactive learning styles assessment.
http://www.simmons.edu/students/support/asc/lds.html

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.
www.neads.ca

Canadian Abilities Foundation
www.abilities.com

Disability Information for Students
www.abilityinfo.com

National Institute of Disability Management
www.nidmar.ca

AHEAD Association on Higher Education and Disability
www.ahead.org

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario
www.ldao.on.ca

Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
www.ldac-tacc.ca

LD Pride Online
www.ldpride.net

Canadian Hearing Society
www.chs.ca

Canadian Association of the Deaf
www.cad.ca

Canadian National Institute for the Blind
www.cnib.ca

Canadian Mental Health Association
www.cmha.ca

Canadian Paraplegic Association
www.canparaplegic.org

Disability Info and Resources
www.makoa.org

Closing the Gap
www.closingthegap.com

Disabilty Mall
www.medmarket.com

Untangling the Web... Where Can I Go to Get Disability Info? www.icdi.wvu.edu

Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities Resources
www.waisman.wisc.edu

Enable Link
www.enablelink.org

Developmental Disabilities Resources
www.nornet.on.ca

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

All Disability Links
www.dinf.org/disability_resources/all.htm

Canadian Health Network
www.canadian-health-network.ca

Teacher Resources
www.eagle.ca/~matink/teacher.html

For Parents

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

Miscellaneous

Site which lets you take the Myers-Briggs personality type test. http://keirsey.com

An "Assignment 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!
http://www.lib.umn.edu/help/calculator/

Abiator's Online Learning Styles Inventory http://berghuis.co.nz/abiator/lsi/lsiframe.html

Abiator's Active Classroom.A wealth of resources that must be searched for within the site.
http://www.berghuis.co.nz/abiator/index.html

A companion site to the recently released documentary on Learning Disabilities.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/intro.html

A collection and description of existing Transitions videos. http://www.iser.com/eclg.html

Financial Aid

http://osap.gov.on.ca/eng/not_secure/bswd.htm

http://www.neads.ca/movingon/funding/index.html

http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/awards/disabled.html

http://www.canlearn.ca

http://studentawards.com

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Print Resources

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.

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Video

How Difficult Can This Be? Produced by Richard Lavoie. 2000 (Available at the Queen's Faculty of Education A.V. 317 H68 VIDKIT)

Page Fright?

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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Queen's Library

Feeling lost in Resources? Library Services for students with special needs may be the answer. Stauffer Library has a full-time Coordinator for Special Reader's Services, who can help you arrange extended loan periods, alternate formats, reduced photocopy rates, use of adaptive technology labs and library instruction.

For more information contact Michele Chittenden at 533-2833 or email at chittend@queensu.ca.

Adaptive Technology Centre (ATC)

Queen's Libraries

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