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DVFS College Counselor Reflects on College Board Accommodations Request Process Announcement

From Hallie Ciarlone, DVFS Director of College Counseling

The College Board recently announced a more streamlined and updated request and review process for students seeking testing accommodations for their exams (PSAT, SAT, and AP exam). I was pleased to see an increased level of communication from College Board representatives after the 2015-2016 school year fiascos in which many counselors felt blindsided or ignored during unexpected major CB …

Posted by Hallie College Counselor in Learning Differences, College Counseling, Learning Disability, Accommodations on Monday December 5, 2016
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Accommodations for College Students with Learning Differences: Understanding Your Role

One of the biggest differences between high school and college academic accommodations is who is responsible for advocating on the student’s behalf. In college, LD students will need to know their rights and self-advocate where in high school, many of the initial requests were done by parents, teachers, or administrators. DVFS students posses strong self-advocacy skills and the U.S. Department of Education article linked here is a helpful …
Posted by Hallie College Counselor in College Counseling, Metacognition on Friday July 24, 2015
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Creative Arts in the Summer Program

The students in our 2015 Summer Program are entering the fourth week of activities, and we'd like to share with you some of the fun and creative work they've been making in the art program that is part of our curriculum.

Middle school students in Katie's clay class have been creating whimsical animals, monster vases, and masks. They've worked with the clay, chosen and applied glazes, and have experienced the wait and excitement that comes with …

Posted by Hallie College Counselor in Art, Summer Academic Program on Monday July 20, 2015
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