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The Resource Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability : a College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and Their Families

Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability : a College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and Their Families

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Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability : a College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and Their Families
Title
Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability
Title remainder
a College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and Their Families
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The STEM fields attract many students with autism and related disabilities who are highly intelligent, but who, upon entering higher education, may find that they struggle with independent living and a different way of learning. Full of practical advice, this is a useful handbook that students and parents can refer to throughout the college years
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Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oslund, Christy
Dewey number
371.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
LC3981 .S385 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College students with disabilities
  • College student orientation
  • EDUCATION
  • Education: Care & Counselling Of Students
  • Higher & Further Education, Tertiary Education
  • College student orientation
  • College students with disabilities
Label
Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability : a College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and Their Families
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability: A College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and their Families; Introduction; 1 The Importance of Self-Reliance; Changes in Legal Status and Rights; Real Life Example of the Difference Independence Makes; Practical Considerations for Self-Reliance; College and Regional Universities as a Transition; 2 Necessary Life Skills for University; Medication; Personal Hygiene; Laundry; Meal Preparation; Transportation; Shopping
  • 3 What Students Need to Know Before Class StartsAn Appropriate Level of Aid; Finding Textbooks; Note-Taking Supplies and Technology; Service Providers; The Good News; 4 Successful Study; How to Read a Textbook; Learning from Lectures; Study Aids and Preparing for Exams; Taking Tests; 5 Professors' and Students' Classroom Behavior; When is Behavior Beyond Tolerable?; Professors' Expectations; Faculty can be Disabled Too; 6 Work Study Jobs, Resumes, and Class Study Groups; Job Experience for a Resume; Preparing for Work Study Opportunities; Writing a Resume; Class Study Groups
  • Professional and Social Groups7 Life isn't Fair and Other Truths; Difficult versus Impossible; How to Choose a Career; The Unfairness-and Reality-of Mandatory Classes; Choosing your School = "More Fairness"; The Difference between Unfair and Potentially Illegal; 8 When a Parent Should be Involved; Reasons for "The Call"; The Importance of Class Attendance; Encouraging Polite, Professional Communication; The Importance of Housing Staff to Families; Glossary; Index
Control code
841907475
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (162 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857008176
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
78f7176d-76f3-46d4-8329-cc2e694c3a71
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841907475
Label
Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability : a College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and Their Families
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability: A College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and their Families; Introduction; 1 The Importance of Self-Reliance; Changes in Legal Status and Rights; Real Life Example of the Difference Independence Makes; Practical Considerations for Self-Reliance; College and Regional Universities as a Transition; 2 Necessary Life Skills for University; Medication; Personal Hygiene; Laundry; Meal Preparation; Transportation; Shopping
  • 3 What Students Need to Know Before Class StartsAn Appropriate Level of Aid; Finding Textbooks; Note-Taking Supplies and Technology; Service Providers; The Good News; 4 Successful Study; How to Read a Textbook; Learning from Lectures; Study Aids and Preparing for Exams; Taking Tests; 5 Professors' and Students' Classroom Behavior; When is Behavior Beyond Tolerable?; Professors' Expectations; Faculty can be Disabled Too; 6 Work Study Jobs, Resumes, and Class Study Groups; Job Experience for a Resume; Preparing for Work Study Opportunities; Writing a Resume; Class Study Groups
  • Professional and Social Groups7 Life isn't Fair and Other Truths; Difficult versus Impossible; How to Choose a Career; The Unfairness-and Reality-of Mandatory Classes; Choosing your School = "More Fairness"; The Difference between Unfair and Potentially Illegal; 8 When a Parent Should be Involved; Reasons for "The Call"; The Importance of Class Attendance; Encouraging Polite, Professional Communication; The Importance of Housing Staff to Families; Glossary; Index
Control code
841907475
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (162 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857008176
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
78f7176d-76f3-46d4-8329-cc2e694c3a71
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841907475

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