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Local Colleges Provide Supportive Programs For Students With Learning Differences

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Students with learning differences such as dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or Autism Spectrum Disorder may need additional support as they transition from high school to college. 

Individual learning plans, special programs tailored to their needs and professional tutoring can help. These accommodations can allow students to thrive, despite the challenges they may face.

Here to talk about programs that address learning differences at universities are Director of the Institute for Learning Differences at Thomas More College, Amy Osborne; Program Director at the University of CincinnatiDisability Services Office, Michael Southern; and Coordinator of Disability Services at Miami University's Hamilton campus, Stephanie Dawson.