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ADHD and Learning Differences Support

Learning disabilities can make college even more challenging. If you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD, a learning disability, or other disability that impacts your academic life, we can help you successfully navigate UNC and access helpful resources. Join a Zoom coaching group, schedule an appointment to meet with an academic coach on Zoom, and check out our tips on remote learning with ADHD.

Resources particularly helpful for students adjusting to online and remote learning

Need tips to structure your day, to stay productive, and to stay connected to instructors and friends? This handout is for you!

Meet with an academic coach! Schedule a Zoom appointment here.

Join the ongoing, weekly ADHD Peer Connect Coaching Group.

Read how other adults with ADHD are coping with challenges due to the Coronavirus:

Check out more resources to help you succeed as a student with ADHD or a learning difference

Try ADHD-friendly apps or technology to assist you with studying and time-management.

Find useful information on websites targeted to those with ADHD.
Watch brief videos about understanding and living with ADHD.

See a list of recommended books.

Watch keynotes delivered by experts in the fields of ADHD and learning difference from our annual Burnett Seminar.

Think you might have ADHD or a learning disability?

You’ve been diagnosed with a learning disability… now what?

Burnett Seminars at Carolina

The annual seminar features a keynote speaker who discusses learning differences. The topic of the 18th Annual Timothy B. and Jane A. Burnett Seminar for Academic Achievement is “Thinking Beyond Normal—How to Live, Learn and Thrive Outside the Lines,” featuring Jonathan Mooney, a renowned writer, neuro-diversity activist and author. To learn more and to register, go to https://alumni.unc.edu/events/2019-annual-burnett-seminar/.

What Our Students Say

Previously I have felt imprisoned by my unique learning type, but my coach and I  reread my evaluation and "debunked" my LD myths I have carried as baggage.