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After the IEP: College Transition and Success Tips for Parents of Students with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Health Conditions

Want to learn more about college accessibility for students with learning disabilities and ADHD, college mental health issues (hidden disabilities), and self-advocacy? Tune into Accessing College’s podcast, After The IEP! In this podcast, gain insight into how to navigate the higher education system as a student with a hidden disability, and learn insider tips on what you need to know during the college search process to make the best choice. Learn the importance of building the skills needed for personal and academic success, self-advocacy, and personal wellness. Tune in today and get the information you need for the success you want! Unstress your success!

Jan 3, 2024

Join us as we unravel the intricacies of decision-making and the impact our emotions can have on this process.  Ever found yourself making decisions from extreme emotional states? It happens more often than we realize, impacting our college journey. In this episode, we delve into the dangers of emotion-based choices and strategies to triumph over them. So, grab your notebook and pen, and let's dive into crucial insights for a successful college experience.

Discover what constitutes emotion-based decisions, stemming from boredom, lack of motivation, or feeling overwhelmed. Uncover their consequences - from lower grades to decreased focus and increased procrastination. Emotions often overpower rationality, but there are remedies. Strengthen your mind to surpass emotional hurdles by gaining experience in overcoming them. Learn practical approaches: finding novelty in mundane classes, breaking goals into manageable steps, and initiating progress from small tasks when feeling overwhelmed.