In “Taking Flight: An Insider’s Guide to College for Diverse Learners,” Perry LaRoque has coalesced his gifts as an educator, administrator, and psychologist to create a cohesive, well written, and essential guide for any diverse learner (and their parents/support teams) who seeks higher education.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Perry LaRoque PhD
AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF MANSFIELD HALL
Dr. LaRoque has dedicated his career to empowering individuals with disabilities to achieve their full potential, while challenging our institutions to accommodate and celebrate diversity in learning.
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About Mansfield Hall
Dr. LaRoque founded Mansfield Hall in 2013. Mansfield Hall is an innovative college support program and living and learning community for students with disabilities, who with additional individualized support, have the academic potential to be successful in college.
Mansfield Hall’s mission is to build a community that empowers and supports students with diverse learning needs to earn a college degree, develop authentic living skills, and create a meaningful life.
Mansfield Hall is designed to support students with social communication challenges, executive functioning deficits, ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger’s Syndrome, nonverbal learning disabilities, and mild autism. If you, or your child, would like to learn more about how Mansfield Hall can support diverse learners move toward independence and college success, please review this site and call us to speak to an Admissions Representative.
College for Students with Disabilities, Diverse Learners, and their Parents.
Taking Flight is an essential guidebook. It was written for the millions of American families who have children with disabilities, who want to attend college. This engaging and inspiring book is aimed at parents, teachers, high school guidance counselors and their students. Taking Flight is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for this new generation of moms and dads whose kids were diagnosed with learning disabilities and who are approaching college for the first time. With warmth, empathy, and humor, it answers every conceivable question parents and their students could have.