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Accommodations--or Just Good Teaching?

by Bonnie M. Hodge and Jennie Preston-Sabin

This is an excellent book for college professors, college students with disabilities, or people working with disabled college students. it explains the different accommendations available for these students, and what exactly the law covers. Definitely worth reading if you are a student planning to go to college and who have a disability.

Date Added: 04/03/2019


College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities

by Vicky G. Spencer and Cynthia G. Simpson

The complete handbook for college-bound kids with learning disabilities. Planning for college can be one of the biggest moments in a teen's life, but for those students with learning and other disabilities, the college experience can be fraught with frustration, uncertainty, and lowered self-confidence. College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities offers teens the confidence, strategies, and guidance they need to effectively choose a college, get prepared for university life, and make the most of their collegiate experience. The book covers pertinent topics such as understanding the rights and responsibilities of students with special needs, talking to professors and peers, getting involved, asking for and receiving accommodations, and utilizing one's strengths to meet and exceed academic standards. This unique reference book also includes advice from current college students with disabilities to empower future students and provide them with hope for success.

Date Added: 04/03/2019


College Success for Students with Physical Disabilities

by Chris Wise Tiedemann

College Success for Students With Physical Disabilities is a college planning guide for students with physical disabilities and chronic medical conditions. Students will learn about their rights under the laws governing education and disability, self-advocacy, choosing a college, how having a physical disability affects admissions testing, the increased responsibilities in college, and how to make sure they get everything they need. The book contains forms, checklists, interviews with other students, advice from college disability services personnel, and profiles of disability-friendly colleges across the United States.

Date Added: 04/03/2019


7 Steps For Success

by Elizabeth Hamblet

This book gives students the proper preparation for college by empowering them to pursue success-- not just at college, but after graduation, too.

Date Added: 04/03/2019


Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability

by Christy Oslund

The STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) attract many students with autism, ADD, affective disorders and related invisible disabilities who are highly intelligent and analytical, but who, upon entering higher education, may find that they struggle with independent living and a different way of learning. This is a preparation guide for students and their families that explains everything they need to know about the university experience including classroom behavior, study skills, self-reliance, accessing support services, and when parents should and shouldn't get involved. Offering practical advice and strategies, this is a useful handbook that students can refer to again and again throughout their college years guiding them on their paths to becoming the inventors, scientists, engineers, and computer entrepreneurs of the future.

Date Added: 04/03/2019


College for Students with Disabilities

by Temple Grandin and Stephen M. Shore and Ehrin Mchenry and Dena Gassner and Mitchell Nagler and Francine Conway and Anita Frey and Alyssa L. Conigliaro and Chanelle Tyler Best and Karleen Haines and Sonia Minutella and Kelsey Mclaughlin and Melissa Mooney and Patrick Kelty and Pavan John Antony and Diana Damilatis and Kerry Magro

Sharing the personal stories of individuals with disabilities who describe both the challenges and successes of their time in higher education, and with a major section on the findings of broad ranging research into the experiences of such students, the book explores the current situation, what works, and how things can be improved.

"You are not college material" or "you don't belong in college" are comments frequently heard by students with disabilities. Despite this, college education is now an expected part of the transition to adulthood for many individuals with disabilities. The book includes practical advice to encourage self-advocacy in students with disabilities, and to support the professionals who are facing the challenges alongside them.

Covering cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, and much more, this is vital reading for parents, individuals with disabilities, school teachers, college professors, and professionals working with adults with disabilities.

Date Added: 04/03/2019


Preparing Students with Disabilities for College Success

by Joseph W. Madaus and Stan F. Shaw and Lyman L Dukes

For students with mild to moderate, non-visible disabilities, navigating a college education without the support team they had in high school can be challenging. Help students become effective self-advocates and maximize their postsecondary possibilities with this cutting-edge book, which balances current research with the most practical guidance to date on this topic.

Date Added: 04/03/2019


ACT Prep 2019

by Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan's ACT Prep 2019 provides expert strategies, online practice, and video tutorials to help you ace the test and give your college applications a boost. Kaplan is the Official Partner for Live Online Prep for the ACT. For more information visit kaptest.com/onlinepreplive.Essential Review3 full-length Kaplan practice tests with detailed answer explanationsScoring and analysis for 1 official ACT testKaplan's SmartPoints system to help you earn the most points by guiding you toward the most popular topics and question types on the examExpert GuidanceKaplan's expert teachers make sure our tests are true to the ACT9 out of 10 Kaplan students get into one or more of their top choice colleges

Date Added: 04/03/2019


ACT Prep Plus 2019

by Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan's ACT Prep Plus 2019 provides expert strategies, online practice, and video tutorials to help you ace the test and give your college applications a boost. Kaplan is the Official Partner for Live Online Prep for the ACT. For more information visit kaptest.com/onlinepreplive.With ACT Prep Plus 2019 you can study from anywhere. Log in to watch video lessons, complete quizzes, and take practice tests on your mobile device.The Best Practice5 full-length Kaplan practice tests with detailed answer explanationsScoring and analysis for 5 official ACT testOnline Center with additional practice, quizzes, and videos to help guide your studyKaplan's SmartPoints system to help you earn the most points by guiding you toward the most popular topics and question types on the examExpert GuidanceKaplan's expert teachers make sure our tests are true to the ACT9 out of 10 Kaplan students get into one or more of their top choice colleges

Date Added: 04/03/2019


SAT Total Prep 2019

by Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan's biggest book available for SAT prep! SAT Total Prep 2019 provides the expert tips, strategies, and realistic practice you need to score higher. Video lessons, practice tests, and detailed explanations help you face the SAT with confidence.With SAT Total Prep 2019 you'll have everything you need in one big book complete with a regimen of prepare, practice, perform, and extra practice so that you can ace the exam.The Most PracticeMore than 1,500 practice questions with detailed explanationsFive full-length Kaplan practice tests: two in the book and three onlineExpert scoring, analysis, and explanations for two official College Board SAT Practice TestsOnline center with one-year access to additional practice questions and prep resources so you can master all of the different SAT question typesContent review, strategies, and realistic practice for each of the 4 parts of the SAT: Reading, Writing and Language, Math, and the optional SAT EssayExpert GuidanceInformation, strategies, and myths about the SATWe know the test: Our Learning Engineers have put tens of thousands of hours into studying the SAT—using real data to design the most effective strategies and study plansKaplan's books and practice questions are written by veteran teachers who know students—every explanation is written to help you learnWe invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years, and more than 95% of our students get into their top-choice schools

Date Added: 04/03/2019


Cracking the SAT Premium Edition with 8 Practice Tests, 2019

by Princeton Review

THE ALL-IN-ONE SOLUTION FOR YOUR HIGHEST POSSIBLE SCORE—including 8 full-length practice tests for realistic prep, content reviews for all test sections, techniques for scoring success, and access to premium online extras.Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.· Comprehensive subject review for every section of the exam· Valuable practice with complex reading comprehension passages and higher-level math problems· Hands-on experience with all question types (multi-step problems, passage-based grammar questions, and more)Practice Your Way to Perfection.· 8 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 4 online) with detailed answer explanations· Drills for each test section—Reading, Writing and Language, and Math--plus writing exercises to help prepare for the Essay· In-depth online score reports for all practice tests to help analyze and track your progressTechniques That Actually Work.· Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the SAT· Pacing tips to help you maximize your time· Detailed examples of how to employ each strategy to your advantageIncludes Access to Premium Online Exclusives:· Videos to teach you SAT test-taking strategies and commonly-tested topics· Access to college and university rankings, college admissions advice, and financial aid tips· Multi-week study guides· Special “SAT Insider” section packed with helpful info on picking your perfect school and writing essays that stand out

Date Added: 04/03/2019


Cracking the SAT with 5 Practice Tests, 2019 Edition

by Princeton Review

SUCCEED ON THE SAT WITH THE PRINCETON REVIEW! With 5 full-length practice tests, in-depth reviews for all exam content, and strategies for scoring success, Cracking the SAT covers every facet of this challenging and important test.Techniques That Actually Work.· Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the SAT· Pacing tips to help you maximize your time· Detailed examples of how to employ each strategy to your advantage Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.· Comprehensive subject review for every section of the exam· Valuable practice with complex reading comprehension passages and higher-level math problems· Hands-on experience with all question types, including multi-step problems, passage-based grammar questions, and morePractice Your Way to Excellence.· 5 full-length practice tests (4 in the book & 1 online) with detailed answer explanations· Drills for each test section—Reading, Writing and Language, and Math--plus writing exercises to help prepare for the Essay· In-depth online score reports for all practice tests to help analyze your performance and track your progress

Date Added: 04/03/2019


Cracking the SSAT & ISEE, 2019 Edition

by Princeton Review

WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER, WITH THE PRINCETON REVIEW. Get all the prep you need to ace the SSAT & ISEE with 6 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, and tons of extra drills in the book.Techniques That Actually Work.• Time-saving tips to help you effectively tackle the exam• Problem-solving tactics demonstrated on the trickiest test questions• Point-earning strategies for multiple-choice questions Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.• Complete coverage of the Math, Verbal, and Reading sections for both tests• A thorough review of fundamental math skills and frequently appearing SSAT and ISEE vocabulary words• A detailed syllabus online that you can download and print for easy reference and notesPractice Your Way to Excellence.• 5 full-length, in-book practice tests (2 for SSAT, 3 for ISEE) with detailed scoring instructions• 1 full-length, downloadable SSAT Elementary Level exam online• Practice questions and drills inside the book for every level, subject, and question type to keep track of your progress

Date Added: 04/03/2019


Cracking the ACT Premium Edition with 8 Practice Tests, 2019

by Princeton Review

THE ALL-IN-ONE SOLUTION FOR YOUR HIGHEST POSSIBLE ACT SCORE—including 8 full-length practice tests for realistic prep, content reviews for all test sections, techniques for scoring success, and premium online extras.Techniques That Actually Work.• Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the ACT• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically• Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.• Complete coverage of all test topics, including the Reading and Writing portions• Thorough review of the skills necessary to help you ace all five ACT sections• Bulleted chapter summaries for quick reviewPractice Your Way to Perfection.• 8 full-length practice tests (4 in the book and 4 online) with detailed answer explanations• Drills for each test section—English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and Writing• Hands-on experience with all question types, including multi-step problems, dueling reading passages, and moreOnline Access to Our Exclusive Premium Online Student Tools.• Online practice exams to hone your test-taking techniques• Video tutorials with expert advice from leading course instructors• Customized multi-week study plans• Exclusive access to college and university rankings• College admissions and financial aid tips• Special downloadable "ACT Insider" booklet packed with information about planning college visits, picking a perfect school, and writing standout essays

Date Added: 04/03/2019


Cracking the ACT with 6 Practice Tests, 2019 Edition

by Princeton Review

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the ACT with 6 full-length practice tests, thorough ACT topic reviews, and extra practice online.Techniques That Actually Work.• Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the ACT• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically• Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.• Complete coverage of all test topics, including the Reading and Writing portions• Thorough review of the skills necessary to ace all five ACT sections• Bulleted chapter summaries for quick reviewPractice Your Way to Perfection.• 6 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 2 online) with detailed answer explanations• Drills & questions for each test section—English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and Writing• Hands-on experience with all question types, including multi-step problems, dueling reading passages, and more

Date Added: 04/03/2019


Cracking the PSAT/NMSQT with 2 Practice Tests, 2019 Edition

by Princeton Review

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the PSAT with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough PSAT topic reviews, and everything you need to know about National Merit Scholarships.Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.• Up-to-date information on the PSAT• Comprehensive review for every section of the test• Key information and advice about National Merit Scholarships• Special section on additional math topics to ensure you have all the practice & review you needPractice Your Way to Perfection.• 2 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations• Expert content reviews and drills for all PSAT topics• Targeted math drills for geometry, quadratic equations, and functionsTechniques That Actually Work.• Time-saving tips to help you effectively tackle the exam• Problem-solving tactics demonstrated on the trickiest test questions• Point-earning strategies for multiple-choice questions

Date Added: 04/03/2019



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