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New Study Shows What Predicts Success for Young Adults With Learning and Attention Issues

A national online survey by Understood founding partner National Center for Learning Disabilities (N... See More

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Two Teens With Learning Issues Hear College Pep Talk From Michelle Obama

College-bound teens Jake Young and Matt Pashby Jr. are likely to remember the date July 23, 2015, fo... See More

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Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner: Passing the ADA 25 Years Ago Was a “Huge Milestone”

Twenty-five years ago this month, Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This la... See More

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TA Center Will Be a New Ally for College Students

@millie0416:  Yes, students with autism will be eligible for assistance from TA Centers. For these c...

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