Identifying college students at risk for LD and ADHD before they fail

Author: Steve Kane

Dr. Steve Kane is a Professor of Counseling & Guidance in the School of Education at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Dr. Kane holds a BA degree in Behavioral Sciences from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and MA and PhD degrees in Counseling and Educational Psychology from UCLA. He is also a licensed clinical psychologist. Steve has worked in a wide variety of student services and disability positions including serving as Assistant Director/Learning Disabilities Psychologist with Cal Poly’s Disability Resource Center. Steve’s research focuses on adult learning disabilities, ADHD and college student mental health. He has published research articles in many venues including the Journal of Learning Disabilities, the Journal of College Orientation and Transition, the Journal of Post-Secondary Education and Disability, the Journal of Employment Counseling, and the Journal of Counseling and Development. He is the author of the Kane Learning Difficulties Assessment.