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Transition 2: What Services are Available?—Jennifer Lindstrom

Q:“I work with students with learning disabilities at the high school level. Many of them are hoping to attend college but few know what to expect. I am not sure how to help them. Can you provide some information about the transition?”—Timothy, Va.
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In Part 1 of our transition series, Jennifer Lindstrom described the differences in the legislation that guarantees equal access for students with disabilities to programs in postsecondary education. In this part, Dr. Lindstrom defines what services are available and how to obtain those services once in a postsecondary setting.