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How Did You Get Here?: Students with Disabilities and Their by Thomas Hehir,Laura A. Schifter,Wendy S. Harbour,David Rose

By Thomas Hehir,Laura A. Schifter,Wendy S. Harbour,David Rose

When their teenagers have been younger, numerous mom and dad interviewed during this publication have been informed “you can’t count on a lot out of your child.” As they obtained older, the children themselves frequently heard an analogous factor: that as young ones with disabilities, educational luck will be elusive, if no longer most unlikely, for them. How Did You Get Here? clearly refutes those universal, harmful assumptions. It chronicles the tutorial experiences—from early youth via college—of 16 scholars with disabilities and their paths to non-public and educational luck at Harvard college. The ebook explores universal subject matters of their lives—including academic recommendations, applied sciences, and undaunted highbrow ambitions—as good because the an important roles performed through mom and dad, lecturers, and different execs. mainly, it presents a transparent and candid account—in the voices of the scholars themselves—of what it takes to grapple successfully with the various demanding situations dealing with children with disabilities. A compelling and useful book, How Did You Get Here?offers transparent debts not just of the demanding situations and biases dealing with younger disabled scholars, but in addition of the possibilities they discovered, and created, so that it will educational and private success.

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