Supporting Struggling Students in Math

Supporting students who struggle in math with developmentally appropriate content and pedagogical strategies

Making Holiday Gifts with Your Children

The holiday season is a great time to teach your children the importance of appreciation. Children with exceptionalities tend to have more adults with which […]

I like to move it move it – Indoors!

We all know that getting exercise is vital for our physical and mental health.  It lifts our mood and makes life that much better. In […]

Getting Through Thanksgiving With a Smile

With the right outlook, we can really appreciate the unique opportunities and insights brought into our lives by children with exceptionalities.  However, even at the […]

The Whens, Whats and Whys of ADD / ADHD Accommodations in Higher Learning

On the heels of the “That’s not fair” age, students often set themselves up for failure by failing to make use of a system that […]

Why You Need a Professional College Consultant

“It’s an extra expense.” “I don’t have time for that.” “There’s already a guidance counselor at school.” “With older siblings around, we know all the […]

Why are you so expensive? (Or What Can I Expect from an Academic Advocate?)

I am not one to dance around an issue. You are gearing up to send your student to a very expensive college or high school […]

How to Recover from a Bad Grade

No matter how hard a student tries, a periodic bad grade is almost inevitable. When a child works, struggles and still fails, the let down […]

How to Write (Or Help Your Student Write) an Amazing College Essay

Stop. Stop what you are doing. Right this minute. I hear you asking what’s up with the theatrics? You get theatrical a lot, Katie. You […]

Keeping Up the Enthusiasm After School has Started

Hopefully, you’ve spent part of your summer getting ready for that all-important First Day of School and things have been going along swimmingly ever since. […]

The Advice From A College Counselor That Is Almost Always Wrong

I have been working in the field of college success, college readiness and college applications for several years. If you happen to chance upon my […]

Winter Clothes Shopping – Because Comfort at School is a Big Deal

As colors change and the air acquired that tiny nip in the early mornings, many families turn attention to winter clothes shopping. To facilitate behavioral […]

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