Category Archives: Application

Chronic Illness: Influence on educational placement choices

A student’s chronic illness must be taken into account when choosing a school, college or special needs placement. I realize how many recent placements by Educational Options are shaped by this factor. How close is the nearest health-care facility? Is … Continue reading

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Why Do IECA Members Travel So Much? by Mark Sklarow, from IECA blog

Mark Sklarow, Executive Director of the Independent Educational Consultants blogs about why IECA members travel so much to meet families’ needs and provide excellent advice to clients. Why DO IECA Members Travel So Much? by Mark Sklarow, Executive Director, IECA … Continue reading

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Advance Notice:Transition to Post-Secondary Settings for Students with Special Needs – Planning for Success

The Billerica Parent Advisory Council for Special Education invites you to: Transition to Post-Secondary Settings for Students with Special Needs: Planning for Success Presented by Renee Goldberg, Ed.D., C.E.P. Wednesday, May 19, 2010 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Billerica Memorial … Continue reading

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College Acceptance Congratulations

Educational Options clients have received acceptances for Fall 2010 from the following colleges: Assumption College Bryant College Clark University Connecticut College Dean College Emerson College Endicott College Landmark College Lynn University Merrimac College Mitchell College Northeastern University Roger Williams University … Continue reading

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College Visit Dos and Don’ts

Advice about visiting colleges was posted on the Pediatric Behavioral Health Web site  www.pbhealth.org   Renee Goldberg is a certified educational planner (CEP). As an educational consultant at Pediatric Behavioral Health, she advises families and students with a variety of … Continue reading

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What Should You Do When Waiting For Your College Acceptances?

If you are a high school senior, you may have already heard from some of your colleges. Our students are waiting to hear from many more colleges and universities, which can be difficult and stressful. Current clients at Educational Options … Continue reading

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Hallowell Connections January Newsletter about Renee Goldberg and Educational Planning

The following article was published today in the Hallowell Connections newsletter. It explains what Renee Goldberg does at the Hallowell Center!  Could You Benefit from Educational Planning? The end of the first semester is when many parents start wondering about … Continue reading

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College is Possible for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Students with intellectual disabilities are able to attend college and SUCCEED at a small, but growing, number of colleges that have programs and support for them. Begun at University of Massachusetts Boston where I was the associate director of disability … Continue reading

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COLLEGES for STUDENTS with LEARNING DISABILITIES and ADD

Parents often ask, “What are the best colleges for students with learning disabilities or ADD?” And they are disappointed when I answer, “Your son or daughter needs to find a college that is a good fit. Learning disabilities support is only … Continue reading

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10 OFFBEAT ESSAY TOPICS

  By Katie Naymon, Mental Floss November 19, 2009 10:25 a.m. EST What are my thoughts about Wednesdays? Do I prefer them to Mondays? STORY HIGHLIGHTS Teens trying to get to college often must include an essay with their application … Continue reading

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