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Learning Support Services

Learning Disabilities Assessment

The Learning Disabilities Specialist provides diagnostic testing and recommendations to enrolled WCC students who suspect they may have a learning disability and who have not been tested previously, or whose testing is outdated.

The Goal

To assess and identify educational needs, assist students in learning strategies, and help all students develop the confidence to reach their potential.

Testing Times

Testing assessment times are arranged by appointment. The LD Specialist is not available while testing, so you are encouraged to call in advance for an appointment if possible.

Services Provided

  • Provide consultation for students experiencing learning difficulties.
  • Conduct cognitive and achievement testing and make recommendations based on test results.
  • Advise students on learning strategies appropriate to their specific learning disabilities.
  • Recommend accommodations appropriate to students' specific learning disabilities.
  • Provide information on other conditions (e.g., Attention Deficit Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury) that may also interfere with learning.
  • Refer students to appropriate campus resources (e.g., Learning Support Services, Counseling, Career Planning and Placement) and coordinate student needs with appropriate staff.
  • Make referrals to outside agencies (e.g., Michigan Rehabilitation Services).

Referrals

Referrals to the LD specialist may be initiated by students (self-referral), or by instructors, staff, or outside agencies.

For more information

Call the Learning Disabilities Specialist at: (734) 973-3493 or stop by LA 104

The Learning Disability Assessment Form is available online as a PDF. You will need Acrobat Reader to view the PDF document, which is saved as assessmentform.pdf

Other Resources

  • Computer Labs
    WCC has computer labs on campus where you can do research and get your work done.
  • Study & Learning Assistance
    WCC offers a variety of resources to help students with their studies.
  • Study Areas
    WCC provides a variety of study spots for students.
  • WCC Bookstore
    If you need paper, pens or other supplies, WCC's Bookstore has many school necessities in stock.

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