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The Center for Teaching and Learning provides tailored programs, resources, coaching, and tutoring services designed specifically for students managing ADHD or learning differences (ADHD/LD).

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CTL ADHD and LD Support Program

The CTL ADHD and LD Support Program provides eligible students with dedicated academic coaching and tutoring to address their unique educational needs and help them become self-directed learners. Click the button below to apply to the Spring 2024 program. 

Spring 2024 Application 

Students who are unable to participate in the program are highly encouraged to book an Academic Coaching appointment at academicskills.stanford.edu at any time as an alternative. Once an appointment is booked, students can discuss the possibility of scheduling recurring meetings with their Academic Coach at their first meeting. Students also have access to general appointment tutoring and drop-in tutoring.

Eligibility Requirements 

To be eligible for this program, students must be referred by their Disability Advisor at the Office of Accessible Education (OAE). The Disability Advisor verifies that the student is registered with the OAE with a documented learning disability or ADHD. 

Program Requirements 

Students will meet regularly with a dedicated Academic Coach. Academic Coaches help students with a wide range of academic skills, such as time management, studying for exams, staying motivated, and overcoming procrastination. During their first meeting with the Academic Coach, the student and the coach will decide how frequently to meet. Students typically meet with their coach weekly.

In addition to Academic Coaching, students will also be assigned a tutor for each course they request tutoring. Tutors offer personalized sessions to meet learners where they are, guide students in navigating course concepts, and share subject specific study strategies. After the initial meeting with the Academic Coach, students receive their personalized weekly tutoring schedule. 

To be mindful of the Academic Coach and tutor's schedule, we ask that students cancel or reschedule with at least 24 hours notice, except in cases of medical or disability-related emergencies. Repeated last-minute cancellations or absences from coaching or tutoring sessions may result in a student’s dismissal from the program. Read the program agreement for more information. 

Additional Program Information 

As part of the program, students will be able to receive weekly tutoring from a dedicated tutor for up to four hours per week and for up to two classes per quarter. Students are able to request tutoring for any of the courses CTL is currently supporting (full course list below) and we will do our best to fulfill tutoring requests for core and introductory courses in Data Science, Philosophy, and other statistics-based courses in Sociology and Symbolic Systems. 

Please note: The last day to be able to request structured weekly tutoring for Spring Quarter is Sunday, April 28 (Week 4). Tutoring requests after Week 4 cannot be matched. 

  • BIO 82, 83, 84, 86
  • CHEM 31A/B/M, 33, 121, 123, 141, 143, 171, 181
  • CS 103, 106A/B, 107, 109, 111, 161
  • CME 100, 102, 106
  • ECON 1, 50, 51, 52, 102A, 102B
  • ENGR 14
  • HUMBIO 2A/B, 3A/B, 4A/B
  • MATH 18, 19, 20, 21, 51, 52, 53
  • MATH 104, 113
  • PHYSICS 21, 23, 25, 41, 43, 45, 61, 81
  • STATS 116