Just as with the SAT (discussed in the previous blog post), students can often feel that they are interacting with a completely impersonal system when preparing for the ACT. Fortunately, like the SAT, the people who work for the ACT are also there to help, offering...
Special Needs Learning
Requesting Accommodations on the SAT
When thinking about the SAT, it is all too common to see a giant, impersonal system. It is difficult to imagine that within College Board there are many people and mechanisms in place to help students who need to overcome specific challenges. Believe it or not,...
Multi-sensory Learning and Instruction
Many of us have at least one vivid memory of a lesson that captivated us. Maybe it was a field trip that made history come alive or a song that transformed a mundane math lesson into something exciting and accessible. In a recent virtual seminar, Multisensory...
Accommodating Differences: How to Secure Support for Special Needs Learning in College
According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, 19 percent of undergraduates are students with disabilities. Although these students learn differently than their peers, they are no less likely to succeed in college, especially if they have access to the...
Preparing Neurodiverse Teens Today to be Successful Adults Tomorrow
Like many parents, at this time of year you are probably anticipating and preparing for the start of a new school year. Back to school time is both exciting and stressful for all parents as children transition to new classrooms, new teachers, new routines, and new...
Securing College Learning Support Accommodations [Updated]
Contributed by Paul Meschter, PA Licensed and School Certified Psychologist Entering college is a challenging transition for all students, and one that is particularly demanding for learning support and health impaired students who have benefited from a learning...
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