Transitions to Postsecondary Learning – Course Starter Kit (12920)  ISBN: 9781416403968

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Price: $197.00


TARGET GROUP: 9th Grade to Adult

This complete program facilitates students' transition to postsecondary learning through the use of an engaging video, well-structured Student Work Guide, and an extensive user-friendly Self-Advocacy Handbook.

The DVD features eight real-life high school students with specific learning disabilities and/or ADHD who have made successful transitions into college, university, or vocational institute. They openly discuss the challenges they have faced and how they have attained success through self-advocacy and positive self-efficacy beliefs.

This program is being implemented by regular & special education teachers, learning assistance staff and school counselors to facilitate students' transitions to postsecondary learning. Students gain greater confidence, become effective self-advocates, and learn how to plan for their academic future.

Sections & Key Concepts
Section One: How We Learn, About LD & ADHD

  • Understanding LD, ADHD
  • Discussing the importance of self-advocacy for the transition to college
  • Understanding your profile – strengths and difficulties
  • Learning the language to describe your profile

Section Two: High School & Postsecondary: The Difference

  • Understanding the differences
  • Deciding how the differences will affect you
  • Outlining your goals & strategies for dealing with these differences
  • Planning goals for your transition

Section Three: Being a Self-Advocate

  • Understanding what it means to be a good self-advocate
  • Understanding accommodations, strategies & technological aids
  • Preparing for your IEP meeting
  • Finding the right college/university/institute to meet your goals
  • Planning appropriate coursework & course load
  • Upgrading basic skills if necessary
  • Developing effective time management & organizational skills
  • Understanding your rights & responsibilities under the law
  • Developing a support network
  • Describing your learning profile to teachers, professors & others

COMPLETE COURSE STARTER KIT INCLUDES:

  • Self-Advocacy Handbook (5 pack)
  • Student Work Guide (5 pack)
  • 47-minute DVD with Discussion Guide


Keywords:

Transitions, Self Advocacy, LD, School Achievement