Monthly Archives: December 2009

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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Book for Parents of Students with Special Needs

Joan Celebi, parent coach, has just published a new book. These are the details: Balanced Living All Year for Families with Children with Special Needs. Information on her web site. She also publishes a free newsletter and has many more … Continue reading

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Overprotective Parents

Time Magazine just published an excellent article “The End of Helicopter Parenting.” How the phenomenon developed, examples of overprotective parents, such as Douglas MacArthur’s mother who moved close to West Point when he attended to make sure he was studying, … 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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