Accommodation: Empowering or Enabling

Accommodation: Empowering or Enabling

As parents and educators, we want our children to have every opportunity to achieve and experience success. Classroom accommodations, testing accommodations, and related services are all put in place to help the student gain access to content, complete tasks, and...
How Retention Fits into Finding the Right Fit

How Retention Fits into Finding the Right Fit

For more than 6 years I worked in offices that developed programs and supported students in the first year of college. I worked as a university retention officer tasked with ensuring university-wide programs were positively impacting the retention of its students from...
Learning Disabilities: NOT a Life Sentence

Learning Disabilities: NOT a Life Sentence

You’re pregnant! The happiest time of your life! For nine months your thoughts are consumed with your hopes and dreams for the future of your child. Aside from the obvious concerns, “ten fingers ten toes”, healthy heart, lungs, brain, you begin to wonder, “will he/she...
Dana’s Summer Reading & Listening List

Dana’s Summer Reading & Listening List

The mid-spring months are always an exciting time of year. Around that time, we begin receiving college admissions results and can start planning out how our fall semester may look. It’s also a great time to start putting together a “summer reading...