In order for IEPs to reflect the necessary goals, college planning for students with learning disabilities ought to begin in eighth grade. In a conversational tone, interspersed with lists of tips, tables, and worksheets, the authors guide students (and parents and counselors) through practical considerations while emphasizing that student self-advocacy is essential. Boxes labeled "Learning to Ask the Right Questions" with need-to-know items are especially useful.
About the Author
Cynthia Simpson, PhD, is an associate professor and program coordinator for special education at Sam Houston State University and an educational consultant in the areas of assessment and inclusive practices. Vicky Spencer, PhD, is an assistant professor at Sam Houston State University. Her current research interests include instruction for students with disabilities and inclusive classroom settings.