you concerned that your learning disabilities will hinder you
from attending the college of your choice? Do you need advice
on how to take standardized tests in a form best suited to your
needs? Are you looking for a postsecondary program that will support
your future goals and learning styles? If so, then Learning
How to Learn may be the book for you.
Written for high school and college students with learning disabilities
(LD), this thorough, down-to-earth manual gently steers students
through the process of preparing for college, choosing the right
school, and succeeding academically.
Drawing from her own experiences, Joyanne offers concrete, step-by-step
advice on how LD students can do the following:
- take standardized tests in a form best suited to their needs,
- best select a postsecondary program that will support their
future goals and learning styles
- take advantage of a wide range of supports and services
- advocate for their rights under the Americans with Disabilities
Act, to highlight their learning strengths, and to survive and
succeed in college and beyond.
This edition includes a newly revised guide to colleges and universities
with substantial services for LD students.
Most significantly, in Learning How to Learn, Joyanne
Cobb offers a simple yet powerful message to high school and college
students with learning disabilities.