Redefining Success for Teens with ADHD

By Eve Kessler, Esq. Taking the leap from high school to college is an eagerly awaited rite of passage for many teens. The idea of independence is exciting to teens longing to forge their own way with new routines, friendships,… Read the rest

Summer To-Do List for College Freshmen

For students with LD who are starting college this fall, preparing ahead will help ensure a smooth transition. Following are a few tasks to take care of before you head off to college. Prepare for college placement tests: English, math,… Read the rest

Mentoring for Students with LD

The benefits of mentoring for youth have been well documented. Research shows that mentors can help build self-esteem, provide academic guidance, and improve social skills. For students with learning differences who often struggle in these areas, a positive mentor-mentee relationship… Read the rest

Is a PG Year Right for Your Child?

The idea of completing a post-graduate year before attending college garnered national attention recently when a Boston city councilman advocated for adding an optional 13th year for college-bound students in the Boston Public Schools. The initiative highlights a reality that… Read the rest

College Search: Services vs. Needs

Selecting an appropriate college for students with learning disabilities is vital to success. Because students leave high school with different levels of preparedness and varying abilities, a continuum of support services has emerged. Some colleges offer extensive services, while others… Read the rest