PREPARE FOR COLLEGE
Most students with disabilities have gaps in their preparedness for college living and academics. Areas that require assistance may be related to academics, executive functioning, independent living, or social/emotional skills.
- In order to gain insights into what is getting in the way of their meeting their potential and develop a personalized coaching plan
- Talk with students and parents to learn the reason for interest in RSGC
- Establish both student and parent concerns regarding readiness for college
- Appraise students’ strengths and challenges academically and social/emotionally
- Use questionnaires to probe student interests
- Test for learning style strengths
- Discuss student high school, college, and post-college goals
- Discuss parent high school, college, and post-college goals for their child
- Review any supporting documentation - Psycho-educational reports; current and past IEPs; K-present school portfolio if available; present and former report cards; scored written assignments in any subject areas; math tests.
- Gather input from any teachers possible
- Determine coaching priorities
- Set comprehensive goals and short term objectives for coaching