Should You Disclose a Disability When Applying to College?

Should You Disclose a Disability When Applying to College?

Students with disabilities often wonder whether to discuss their diagnoses on college applications. It’s a great question, and a very personal decision. In general, there’s no reason to assume that disclosure will either help or hurt a student’s...
3 Steps to Acing the “Why us?” Essay

3 Steps to Acing the “Why us?” Essay

3 Steps to Acing the “Why us?” Essay If you’ve started working on supplementary college essays, you may have seen prompts asking you to explain why you’re choosing to apply to that school. For example, Tufts University asks, “Which aspects of the Tufts undergraduate...
Practical Tips for Working with Young Women On the Autism Spectrum

Practical Tips for Working with Young Women On the Autism Spectrum

With Greta Thunberg being chosen as Time’s 2019 Person of the Year, young women on the spectrum are gaining greater visibility. And as children are increasingly being diagnosed with autism, IECs are likely to encounter more students on the spectrum in their caseloads....