How to Succeed with Specific Learning Difficulties at College and University
A Human Horizons Special
A Guide for Students, Educators & Parents
For any adult with specific learning difficulties, going to college or university can be a challenge. From study skills to budgeting, from cooking to relationships, Amanda Kirby identifies routes to success in both education and socially. At the heart of How To Succeed with Specific Learning Difficulties at College and University is its practical approach to provide information and advice that is easy to access and to use.
Drawing on decades of practical, professional and academic experience, Amanda Kirby provides solutions that are very accessible. How To Succeed with Specific Learning Difficulties at College and University provides opportunities for further reading and directs you to relevant apps and websites. Prior to Amanda Kirby’s book, helpful information was very difficult to obtain; now, having this information all in one place is like a gold mine.
How To Succeed with Specific Learning Difficulties at College and University covers:
– Preparing for College and University
– Getting and Staying Organised
– Independent Living
– Study Skills
– Socialising and Feeling Good
– Preparing for the Workplace
Professor Kirby is a former GP and was the founder of The Dyscovery Centre, which provides help for Dyslexia, DCD, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Opened in 1997, this is based at The University of South Wales, where she holds a chair as a Professor in Developmental Disorders in Education. She is also the Chief Executive of Do IT Solutions, an online computer profiling company set up to assist individuals in their pathway from education to employment.