The H.E.L.P. Program at Marshall University

Mission Statement

The mission of the H.E.L.P. Program is to provide educational support, remediation, and mentoring to individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 

Program Description

Program Overview

 

H.E.L.P. (Higher Education Learning Problems) is a non-profit fee-based program on the campus of Marshall University. H.E.L.P. provides comprehensive academic support services for Marshall University students, as well as students in the community, who have Specific Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 

Description of Services

  • College H.E.L.P. students receive one-on-one academic tutoring for their specific courses, and the academic tutors help manage their exams. College students are also offered skills development, via learning specialists, for remedial instruction in the areas of reading, written language, and math, as well as time management, organization, study skills, test taking techniques, and various coping strategies for anxiety and depression. 
  • Community H.EL.P. students in grades K-12 receive one-on-one remedial instruction in the areas of reading, written language, and math. 
  • Diagnostics provides Psychoeducational Evaluations, which are tailored to rule-out or confirm any types of Specific Learning Disabilities such as dyslexia, as well as ADHD. 
  • Medical H.E.L.P. assists individuals in various professional fields, such as medicine, law, dentistry, physical therapy, etc., acquire better ways to find academic success by and learning the necessary skills, techniques, and strategies necessary to master high stakes exams. These specific individuals do not have to have an SLD or ADHD diagnosis to apply.

Application Process

Rolling

Target Population

  • Specified Learning Difference
  • Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)

Contact Information

www.marshall.edu/help 

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Program at a glance

How many students are enrolled in this program? 100-499

What are the annual costs for a student to attend this program? $0

Is this program public? Yes

Is this program fee-based? No

how large is the instition associated with this program? 10,000-24,999

What type of institution is associated with this program? University