Category Archives: Disabilities

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 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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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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Gay Jackson, R.N., BS joins Educational Options

Gay Jackson 617-719-3674 gay@optionsined.com www.optionsined.com November 18, 2009 Gay Jackson, R.N., BS, joined Educational Options as an educational consultant on November 8, 2009. Gay has over 30 years experience working as a registered nurse and has spent over half of … Continue reading

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DE-ESCALATING A CRISIS SITUATION WITH YOUR TEEN

Tips for De-escalating Instead of Re-escalating a Crisis Situation By Kris Kilpatrick Helping run a treatment program for adolescent girls, I’ve had many opportunities to intervene therapeutically in crisis situations. Crises often come at unexpected times and can be overwhelming … Continue reading

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Planning for Success: College and Postsecondary Options for Students with Special Needs

Powerpoint of a presentation scheduled for Algonquin Regional High School. College, postgraduate (PG) years, and transition programs are all addressed. The presentation will be rescheduled later in the year.

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Workshop at Algonquin Regional High School CANCELLED

The workshop by Educational Options Planning for Success: Postsecondary Options for Students with Special Needs scheduled for September 15 at 6 PM at Algonquin Regional High School in Southborough, MA has been cancelled due to illness. It will be rescheduled … Continue reading

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Gabbin with the Goldbergs: Schools, Blue Ridge School

Students at the summit of Old Rag Renee was in Charlottesville, VA this past week. She visited the University of Virginia and spent a morning at the Blue Ridge School www.blueridgeschool.com in George, VA. Some of the boys were just … Continue reading

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