Posts Tagged:learning disability

ACF makes significant investment in NorthBridge

A dozen students at Glendale Community College and another 12 at Paradise Valley Community College will receive personalized mentoring through the NorthBridge College Success Program.

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.

5 Tips for Students with Learning Differences who are Transitioning to College

Transitioning from high school to college can be overwhelming. It can be even more challenging if you have a learning disability. A recent study found that 88% of students with learning disabilities expect to pursue postsecondary goals. Here are five simple tips that will set you up for success.

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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