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"College Success for Students With Physical Disabilities" is a college planning guide for students with physical disabilities and chronic medical conditions. Students will learn about their rights under the laws governing education and disability, self-advocacy, choosing a college, how having a physical disability affects admissions testing, the increased responsibilities in college, and how to make sure they get everything they need. The book contains forms, checklists, interviews with other students, advice from college disability services personnel, and profiles of disability-friendly colleges across the United States.
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 http://www.disabilityfriendlycolleges.com in 2009. Chris is a freelance writer and editor from Atlanta with 35 years of experience.