Academic Coaching for Post Secondary Students

Outcomes from a Pilot Group of Postsecondary STEM Students with Disabilities

Abstract: Faced with poor retention and graduation rates for students with disabilities, postsecondary institutions have experimented with interventions to help students succeed in college. This practice brief describes a pilot initiative in which 41 students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees at three postsecondary institutions engaged in weekly academic coaching sessions primarily aimed at improving students’ executive functioning. Continue reading Academic Coaching for Post Secondary Students