• Resources for Students with Learning Differences

      Colleges and universities provide some level of services and/or accommodations for learning disabled students, as mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

      Resources in Print - 

      The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences - by The Princeton Review. 

      Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or AD/HD - by Peterson's.

      Some website resources include - 

      Attention Deficit Disorder Association
      “ADDA is a worldwide inclusive community of supportive ADHD adults who make it possible to thrive with ADHD in today’s world. We are building a culture that celebrates ADHD and empowers our members to discover and reach their potential. We support adults with ADHD, provide a welcoming and safe environment, deliver reliable information, encourage innovative approaches and model ADHD best practices.”

      Learning Disabilities Association of America – Support. Educate. Advocate. (ldaamerica.org)
      “Since 1964, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make LDA the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.”

      LD Resources
      “LDResources was started by Richard Wanderman back in the mid 1990’s and has been one of the longstanding go-to sites for sharing resources and news for the LD community.”

      "LD OnLine offers accurate and up-to-date information about learning disabilities and related issues."

      Living and Learning Enrichment Center

      "Our mission is to enhance the lives of our participants with disabilities. Through therapeutic, social, work-based, and community engagement, we seek to support, enrich, inspire, and embolden our participants and their families so they can achieve their goals."

      Living and Learning Enrichment Center: Exceptional Academy

      "An advanced work skills training program focused on IT networking certification (CCNA-Cisco Certified Network Associate) and cybersecurity training for adults with disabilities."

      National Center for Learning Disabilities
      “The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.”

      Oakland University Center for Autism (OUCARES)

      The Oakland University Center for Autism (OUCARES) offers a variety of summer day camps for individuals on the autism spectrum ages 3 years old through Teens.






      Links to some university student services websites:

      Eastern Michigan University - Disability Resource Center

      Michigan State University - Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

      Northern Michigan University - Disability Services

      University of Michigan - Services for Students with Disabilities