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Lancaster Bible College - Services for Learning Disabled Students

Programs|Application Requirements|Student Services|Term and Staff Information

About Learning Disabled Programs and Services

This school accepts Learning Disabled students according to the following definition:
According to the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities, a learning disability is a "general term that refers to a heterogeneous group of disorders manifested by significant difficulties in the acquisition and use of listening, speaking, reading, writing, reasoning, or mathematical abilities." A learning disability is presumably due to central nervous system dysfunction, and is not primarily due to other handicapping conditions, environmental, or cultural influences. It is not a form of mental retardation, or an emotional disorder.
  • There is support for Learning Disabled students but there is not a specific program available for Learning Disabled students.
  • There is no limit to the number of Learning Disabled students.
  • There is no limit to the percent of students allowed into the Learning Disabled program.

Application Requirements

  • ACT is required.
  • A Child Study Team report is required if student is classified.
  • A personal interview is recommended.
  • An essay is required and it may be typed.
  • Untimed tests are accepted.
  • GED certification is accepted.
  • C is the minimum letter grade average accepted.

Learning Disabled Student Services
  • List of applicable services for Learning Disabled students:
    • Diagnostic Testing Services
    • Oral Tests
    • Tape Recorders
    • Untimed Tests
    • Learning Center
  • Credit is not given for remedial courses taken.

Learning Disabled Term and Staff Information
  • The Learning Disabled student program runs on a minimal term.
  • No extra cost for Learning Disabled students.
  • Shirley Tucker, RAP Coordinator, is the key staff person available to work with Learning Disabled students.
  • Contact Penny Clawson, Chairperson, Teacher Education, for more information on Learning Disabled programs at 717 569-7071.