Updated to include recent research and reflections from students, transition specialists, and families, this new edition of 7 Steps for Success continues to be the leading resource for preparing students with disabilities for postsecondary education. From an examination of the differences in support at the secondary and postsecondary levels, to developing both academic and non-cognitive skills, to how to find the right “match” between student and institution, this book provides everything students and their families and education team with everything they need to know about the process.
By Elizabeth Hamblet. 2017. 208 pages. ISBN 978-0-86586-520-4. #P6233
Elizabeth Hamblet has written the definitive book on the transition from high school to college―not only for students with learning differences, but for students in general. Ms. Hamblet has spent her career in the trenches, working with students at Columbia and elsewhere. From High School to College provides everything―and more―that students and their families need to make this crucial transition a triumphant one.
Author, Driven to Distraction
This is the guide that I wish existed when my son was preparing to make the transition from high school to college. It covers critical strategies and practices for cultivating effective self-advocacy and academic autonomy, and does it with a fresh dose of wisdom. This educator will be recommending it widely.
Teacher and education writer