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bullet ADD and ADHD not u.orgmon on college campuses - The problems of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are widespread - even on college campuses.  Both are neurological disorders of the brain that cause an inability to focus and a tendency toward hyperactivity. Although these disorders are typically found in children, about 60 percent of all cases persist into adulthood. The disorders are treated with a form of medication called methyl phenidate, more.orgmonly known by the names of Ritalin, Adderall or Concerta by Kathryn Tuggle
bullet An Asperger's life: 3 MSU-B students cope with rare neurological condition by Mary Pickett
 
bullet Autistic Student Alliance raises campus awareness; Group educates, provides support for members, other PSU students by Taylor Barnes - Portland State University
 
bullet Autism Talk Focuses on Lives Fulfilled - a Newsday article featuring Erik Schissel, a university graduate with AS.
 
bullet Personal Accounts of Being a University Student with HFA/AS by Diane
bullet College offers free clinic for kids - "Samuel Merritt College in Oakland is looking for children with learning disabilities and other difficulties to participate in a free occupational therapy clinic," by Staff Reports
 
bullet College no longer out of the question for disabled students BY AMY HETZNER
 
bullet Clare Sainsbury University Students With Autism And Asperger's Syndrome
bullet Dealing With Depression In College /College is a privilege - For many students, it can be a recipe for success. For others suffering from depression, college can be a disaster. Even deadly. The college campus can be a pressure cooker for the student mind. There are tests to take, papers to write and friends to find. For most students, this is their first taste of freedom. It is their first time out on their own. For students fighting depression, it often is not any fun. In far too many cases, it is fatal.  Untreated depression is the leading cause of suicide, and this year, around the country, more than 1,000 college students are expected to take their lives by WCCO.org
bullet Exam stress is a real killer - There's little more than a month to go before the 2004 matric examinations start on November 8, but already the signs are there: debilitating stress, erratic behaviour, midnight oil and - at the very dark end of the scale - a frightening number of youngsters who simply cannot take the pressure and opt to take their own lives instead by Bhavna Sookha
 
bullet Exam Tips
bullet Finding Hope & Help:  College Student & Depression Pilot Initiative Fact Sheets
 
bullet First Year at College: Lessons Learned by Julie Coulter
 
bullet For the autistic, a pathway to college by Jenifer Bundy
 
bullet Good Connections: The AS Student's Guide to the College Social Scene by Stephen Rothenberg, Psy.D.
 
bullet How To Be An Advocate In Your Spare Time
bullet Oregon universities grappling with student suicides - After a string of student suicides, Oregon universities are examining new ways to get help to students who need it, and protect their campuses against lawsuits if necessary.
 
bullet Personal Accounts of being a University student with HFA/AS
  1. Clare
  2. Chris Mitchell
  3. Diane (first degree)
  4. Diane (master's degree)
  5. Doug O'Neal
  6. Ellis
  7. Garry
  8. Holly
  9. James
  10. Jean-Paul Bovee
  11. Jim
  12. John P. Perkins
  13. Kathy Lissner-Grant
  14. Lawrence
  15. Phil Schwarz
  16. Sharisa Joy
 
bullet Preparing to be Nerdy Where Nerdy Can be Cool - College Planning for the High Functioning Student with Autism by  Lars Perner  Ph.D.
 
bullet Some Hints for College Survival
 
bullet Study Skills For Students With HFA/AS 
bullet Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome - A student guide by John Harpur, Maria Lawlor and Michael Fitzgerald
 
bullet Surviving the University Environment
 
bullet Thinking about College by Lars Perner, Ph.D.
 
bullet To Tell Or Not To Tell?
 
bullet Transitions
 
bullet Understanding College Students With Autism by  Dawn Prince-Hughes, Ph. D.
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