As the mother of a son with cerebral palsy and founder of the website, Disability Friendly Colleges, the author offers hard-won insight into planning for college, what to expect, finding a school, preparing for college life, academic achievement, and personal concerns and services in six well-organized chapters, each of which incorporates the first-hand experiences of four students with different disabilities.
About the Author
Chris Wise Tiedemann's interest in physical disability-friendly colleges was sparked when her son, a student with cerebral palsy, began the college application process. Finding little information available, she created the popular website disabilityfriendlycolleges.com in 2009. Chris is a freelance writer and editor from Atlanta with 35 years of experience.