Getting through college is never easy. But as Emily Heyward knows, living with an invisible disability can make it even harder. Heyward spent two years at Spelman College before having a mental breakdown. She spent about a month in a psychiatric facility battling severe depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. In 2015, she transferred to Stony Brook University, where her grades dropped to a near failing point. It was then that she was diagnosed with dyslexia and attention deficit disorder. Despite these obstacles, Heyward earned her Bachelor of Science in Technological Systems Management this past May. Now she is working towards her master’s degree and plans to go for her Ph.D. But making it through college with psychiatric and learning disabilities isn’t easy. Stony Brook University’s Disability Support Services (DSS) worked with Heyward to determine what accommodations she should be able to request. For her, some of those include deadline…