ADHD As A Difference In Cognition, Not A Disorder: Stephen Tonti at TEDxCMU
Stephen is a Senior Directing major at Carnegie Mellon. He is also the current President of Carnegie Mellon's Film Club. He recently completed his Thesis Pro...
Overcoming obstacles - Steven Claunch
When faced with a bump in the road, sometimes we forget we have a choice: overcome the obstacle or let it overcome you. Steven Claunch, who was born without fingers on his right hand and with one leg shorter than the other and has excelled in basketball nonetheless, explains why obstacles can
Best Kept Secret | POV | PBS
At a public school in Newark, N.J., the staff answers the phone by saying, “You’ve reached John F. Kennedy High School, Newark’s best-kept secret.” JFK provides an exceptional…
There is a movement afoot – a change in focus, a change in the way many school districts around the country are attempting to prepare all youth for adulthood. Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) a...
Life After High School for Youth With Disabilities (With Captioning)
There are lots of opportunities for youth with disabilities after graduating from high school! The Pennsylvania program, Works for me, is providing youth wit...
Beacon College | For Students With Learning Disabilities, ADHD, and Other Learning Differences
Beacon College offers two and four year degree programs specifically designed around the needs of students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other learning differences. Our supportive environment helps students who learn differently succeed.
Transitioning to Adulthood with a Disability: Preparing for Post-secondary Education
Going into post-secondary education is a big step for anyone. If you have a disability, it can be a great way to gain some independence. However, before researching costs or courses, you should be…
This Non-Verbal Teen, Once Unable to Communicate, Gives His School’s Graduation Speech
This Non-Verbal Teen Gave His School’s Graduation Speech With The Help Of His Tablet — Amazing!
Capital's SEARCH program aims to help students with special needs become career ready
Bayhealth, the Capital School District and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation have formed a partnership designed to help students with cognitive
Graduation Disparities Loom Large for Students With Special Needs
Wide disparities between students with disabilities and those in regular education could complicate performance factors when states undergo federal evaluation.