Monthly Archives: February 2018

Onward Transitions contributes to AKOT Blog on College Admissions vs. College Readiness

Most of Onward Transitions members had tried college, and discovered they were not able to manage the lack of structure and support available to them.  If the support had been there, they just did not know how to access it. Many of them are back in college in Portland  at Southern Maine Community College and the University of Southern Maine. They are benefiting from our guidance, sometimes our liaison with the Office of Disabilities, regular check-ins and coaching on coursework, attendance, communicating with professors, and advocating for support when they need it .  In their most recent blog  All Kinds of Therapy suggests 10 questions to ask not to help get teen child into college but to assess whether your  teen is “ready” to go to college.  Read the blog here.