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Mother and daughter using computer to review transition to college
Learn about IEPs, the accommodations available in college, and the role parents can play in helping their child with a disability succeed. …
By Mary Rubenis    |
What to Do When You're Feeling Blue
Learn about what to do if you're a student experiencing depression, including talking to someone at the college health center, establishing a line of communication, being aware of your limits, connecting with a support group, taking care of yourself physically, and making time for fun activities. …
By Jennifer Bento-Pinyoun    |
Moving On: Tips for Transitioning from High School to College
Tips include learning time management, preparing for the worst, taking care of yourself mentally, physically, and emotionally, knowing when to ask for help, and assessing the risk before making decisions. …
By Keondre' McClay    |
Boy with backpack
We explore the five core services that The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission offers, and provide tips for parents to help, such as creating a person-centered planning team, having your student play an active role, teaching money management skills, and exploring all college disability services. …
By Mary Rubenis    |
Homesick College Freshman walking on campus
Help your student by being a listening ear, providing reassurance, encouraging goal-setting, and finding campus resources. …
By Laurie Hazard, Stephanie Carter    |
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