Institute for Learning Differences

The Institute for Learning Differences, a division of the Thomas More Success Center, offers a comprehensive program designed to support students with documented learning differences on their journey to achieve a college education.

Mission Statement

The Institute for Learning Differences strives to promote success for university students with documented learning differences by offering learner-centered support in the areas of academics, social and life skills growth, and executive function development.

The ILD will fulfill its mission by offering a comprehensive program which includes professional tutoring, academic and life coaching, and assistive technology; all coordinated through a strategic learning specialist. The Institute will also serve as a resource for the faculty and staff of Thomas More, as well as the community at large. In addition to our goal of assisting students with learning differences such as language-based learning challenges, ADHD, Asperger’s and other Autism Spectrum Disorders we are helping students find their place on campus and in the world.**

**Services are fee-based and contingent upon enrollment; traditional accommodations are offered through disability services at no cost.

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How to Apply to the ILD

The Institute for Learning Differences (ILD) is designed for students with a diagnosed learning difference who have at least average intellectual learning abilities. This fee-based program provides best practices and researched-based approaches to best support those students striving for college success. To ensure our team is fully prepared to best serve the students in the program, the applications are carefully evaluated to identify whose needs best match the services offered by the ILD. All applicants must submit supporting documents as well as an application for admissions to Thomas More University.

Documents

  • Application to the Institute for Learning Difference (DOC / PDF)
  • Copies of Psychoeducational Testing, ETR or MFE – including diagnosis
  • School History Form (DOC / PDF)
  • Handwritten Essay
  • $30 non-refundable application fee

Additional Processes

  • Application to Thomas More – must be completed to be considered for participation in the ILD
  • ILD interview – Call to schedule
  • FERPA form – upon acceptance; optional

In compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Thomas More provides reasonable academic accommodations to meet the needs of eligible individuals at no charge. Thomas More University is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, age, or national origin in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity which it conducts, or in any employment policy or practice.

*Accommodations in compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are offered to the student at no charge. Please see the Office of Student Accessibility or contact disability@thomasmore.edu for more information.


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Contact Information

Institute for Learning Differences
Thomas More University
333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
(859) 344-3582
ild@thomasmore.edu

More information about the Institute for Learning Differences

**Services are fee-based and contingent upon enrollment; traditional accommodations are offered through disability services at no cost.

* Accommodations in compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are offered to the student at no charge. Please see the Office of Student Accessibility or contact disability@thomasmore.edu for more information.