On Your Own

A guide for college-bound teens with ADHD/LD.

On Your Own

By Patricia O. Quinn, M.D., and Theresa E. Laurie Maitland, Ph.D. (Magination Press)

Purchase On Your Own

There is no shortage of books for parents on how to help their child get ready for college. This straight-to-the-point volume, however, is aimed at the student taking the classes, living on campus, and juggling finals. On Your Own does a great job of distinguishing the demands of high school and college—and offers ways to bridge the gap. Quinn and Maitland are ultra-practical: They ask college-bound readers to complete checklists, develop goals, create an action plan, and come up with a system that will help them track their progress. In other words, they give high school seniors a recipe for success. This is a wonderful resource to give to incoming freshmen in your life.

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