Going to College When a Student has a Brain Injury

Jane E.B. Goodwin, M.A.,CCC-SLP and Linda E. Larson, M.A.,CCC-SLP

College students have greater responsibility for self advocacy and negotiation of accommodations for learning. This tip card describes federal laws designed to help students with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act. It gives tips on finding special services in college when a student has traumatic brain injury such as academic accommodations for exams, lectures, and classroom assignments. Practical strategies are given for students with cognitive impairments to improve language and comprehension, plus tips for organizing information and studying.

Pages 8
Year Third edition, 2010