March 1996

Survival Guide for College Students With ADD or LD

Author Affiliations

Third-Year Medical Student; Division of Child Development University of South Florida College of Medicine Tampa, FL 33606


by Kathleen G. Nadeau, 64 pp, $9.95, ISBN 0-945354-63-0, New York, NY, Magination Press, 1994.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1996;150(3):333-334. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1996.02170280103028

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Survival Guide for College Students With ADD or LD by Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD, should be a tremendous asset to any high school student with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or learning disabilities (LD) who aspires to attend a 2- or 4-year college program. The physical presentation of the book is user friendly. The font size, spacing between paragraphs, semi-outline form, spacious left margin, and additional spacing between sections within the manual make it very readable. Students may make notes easily within the margins and sections of the book. Furthermore, the text is formatted visually and may be adapted for use as a checklist of options to explore in an organized fashion.

The book is a concise, informative, current, resourceful, accurate, hands-on, applicable, easy-to-employ reference that is not over-whelming or intimidating to read for the person with ADD or LD. The book is relatively short (64 pages), and even the student

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