After a successful run of the in June – July 2021, the Office of Learning Support (OLS), Ashoka University, is thrilled to announce its second edition, titled “College Readiness Program for Neurodiverse Students in High School”. A 3-part virtual learning series designed exclusively for high school students with specific learning and physical disabilities, this program equips them with all the necessary skills to gear up for higher education!
Module 1: Me as a Neurodiverse Learner and My Readiness for College Life
Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 11AM – 2 PM
As you begin your journey to prepare yourself for college, join us for an interactive session that will help you reflect on your areas of strengths and weaknesses in academics as well as other areas of your college life. In doing so, you will also learn about important aspects of your academic and residence life in college, possible accessibility & support services, and funding & scholarship opportunities in different government and private institutions.
Module 2: My Need for Accessibility and Specific Support Structures
Saturday | January 15, 2022 | 11 AM – 2 PM
While searching for a college, one of the most daunting questions that you might be grappling with is that of accessibility and available support systems. Join us for an interactive session that will help you identify and evaluate the utility of specific assistive technologies and available support systems based on your learning needs. In doing so, you will also learn the art of networking and connecting with various resource people as your safety nets to enhance your overall college experience!
Module 3: My Readiness to Advocate for Myself and Become Independent
Saturday | January 22, 2022 | 11 AM – 2 PM
As you start to build your career and move towards becoming mature, independent individuals, one of the most valuable skills to learn is that of self-advocacy. Join us for a session that will help you decode it as a life skill and its importance in pitching for your right to academic and social inclusion within your college. You will also engage in experiential learning exercises aimed at equipping you with effective communication, decision making and problem-solving skills required to tackle all challenges that come your way!
Registrations are now open for all high school students with disabilities, their parents and professionals. The OLS is excited to host eminent experts from the field to conduct specific sessions that address the needs of students, parents and professionals.
Click here to register free of cost!
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