Posts Tagged:postsecondary

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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Study Tips for Students with Learning Differences

The transition from high school to college marks an important milestone in your life. However, excitement and opportunity may be coupled with intimidation and stress. For the first time ever, you will be required to navigate your own educational path. For students with learning differences this can be a difficult transition; but with the right…

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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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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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