Financial Aid Considerations for College Students with Learning Differences

Considering the cost of special education, and then the average graduate rate of students with learning differences, many families are unaware of the financial burdens that come with college. Cost of attendance for a student with AD/HD, Dyslexia, or Autism could include at-cost programs, private tutors, executive functioning coaches, and other support resources that could add significant amounts to room, board, and tuition. For some families, navigating financial aid can be a scary process, especially for those obtaining financial support from vocational rehabilitation services.

 

This session provides participants an overview of how to initiate the steps of receiving aid, evaluate unspoken costs in higher education, and how to take advantage of financial resources for families.

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KATY REINKE

HOST

Dean of Admissions, Transition Services, and Strategic Outreach

STEPHANIE KNIGHT, M.Ed.

SPEAKER

Director of Enrollment Services & Financial Aid

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