Posts Tagged:Dyslexia

Kaela’s Story

Hi everyone, my name is Kaela and I’m a 22 year old student at Scottsdale Community College.  When I’m not at school, I’m slaving away as a barista at Starbucks.  I’m a Zumba enthusiast who is an aspiring Zumba instructor.  I’m a devoted One Direction fan and the Phoenix Suns are my team.  Oh, and…

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The Importance of Social Connection in College Success

All students to varying degrees are likely to face challenging social situations when they transition to college and adulthood. If you are a student with a learning disability, you may find yourself working even harder to navigate these social situations. Many students with learning differences experience difficulty socializing, particularly students on the autism spectrum. For…

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How Getting Support Can Improve Your Relationship With Your College-Aged Child

Being a parent of a child with learning disabilities, at times, may be overwhelming and can cause tension in the parent-child relationship. Unfortunately, the potential stressors do not necessarily change when the student graduates from high school. Additionally, the level of support students receive when they move onto postsecondary education decreases substantially, which invariably can…

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Can You Separate Fact From Fiction About Learning Disabilities?

There are 4.6 million Americans who are living with a learning disability today. Misinformation about learning disabilities can increases the risk of stigmatization, the possibility of lowered expectations in school and at work, as well as missed opportunities in life. Here are four common myths about learning disabilities, and some truths to separate fact from fiction.

Congrats to NorthBridge Students Graduating This Month

Join us in congratulating these amazing NorthBridge students who are graduating. Our graduates are beating the odds. More than one in ten Arizona high school students has a learning difference. The transition to adulthood and postsecondary education for these students is particularly challenging. After many years of having a supportive network in place, they must…

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