Ready For Take-Off Conference, April 25, 2015 @Greater Chicago West

Preparing teens with learning, attention, social and emotional differences for the transition to college

Saturday, April 25, 2015
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Greater Chicago West
705 Jackson Boulevard
Oak Park, Illinois 60304


Panel Presentation and Discussion

  • Learn the differences between high school and college that can cause even the most prepared teenager  to have a rocky take-off and solo flight
  • Become more aware of the additional challenges that teens with emotional, social, learning, and attentional differences are “at-risk” for experiencing
  • Evaluate your current patterns of interaction to determine if they are promoting or inhibiting  college readiness in the teens in your life.
  • Learn how to develop an Individualized College Readiness Plan to use at home, at school with teens or in your work with college bound teens with ADHD/LD.
  • Become  aware of resources & procedures for selecting an appropriate post-secondary setting for teens with ADHD/LD and strategies for increasing their success  
  • Learn how to help teens understand their hard-wiring to make best-fit career selection & to get the order right - Career and Majors before College selection.