College 101: Freshman Smarts

As exciting as going off to college is, freshman year can also be challenging—especially for students with learning disabilities who have relied on school and parental support to help them navigate K-12. By taking time before summer ends to strategize… Read the rest

Do Pre-College Summer Programs Benefit Teens?

By Deena Maerowitz, J.D., M.S.W When exploring options for teen summer plans, parents often ask me about pre-college programs that are hosted by colleges and universities. In particular, parents wonder if attending such programs now will enhance candidates’ college applications… Read the rest

How to Find an ADHD College Coach

I’m thrilled to be answering this question! I work all day long with students and see first-hand the benefits of an ADHD coach in helping students feel more empowered and in control. The right coach can teach a student the… Read the rest

Helping Kids with ADHD Succeed in College

By Robert M. Tudisco, Esq. with Eve Kessler, Esq. The transition from high school to college is a challenging one for most kids.  All of a sudden responsibilities change and the need for independence increases: they are on their own,… Read the rest

Transition Planning for College

For students with learning differences, the law recognizes that transition to adulthood may require specialized services to help them attain the skills and education they’ll need to succeed after high school. The IDEA requires that transition planning must begin, at… Read the rest