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Speaker Series Event

  • 29 Oct 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

To celebrate our 50th year, we are launching a free, three-part Speaker Series open to the public!

The College Admissions Process for Students with Learning, Attention or Organizational Challenges

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

6:30- 8:00 PM

By: Carol Kinlan, Senior Consultant at Matlack Educational Consulting, Needham MA

Location: Learning Prep School, High School Building Community Room

This talk is for parents and professionals working with with college-bound, high school students who struggle with mild to complex learning, attentional or organizational issues. We will discuss: how to get extra time on standardized tests, student's legal rights after high school, top-ranked colleges for students with learning disorders, questions for assessing college support when touring colleges; top assistive tech tools and--most importantly, how to ensure your student will be successful once they're in college.

Refreshments will be served.

RSVPs appreciated to Korina Martin, Director of Admissions at kmartin@learningprep.org.

Meet the Speaker

Carol Kinlan has extensive expertise in working with students with learning, communication, and attentional challenges. She is currently a senior consultant for Matlack Educational Consulting in Needham. Prior to Matlack, Carol worked at Perkins School for the Blind where she served as the Director of Enrollment and Evaluations. She has also worked at the Shady Hill School as Director of Learning Resources, at the Dedham Country Day School as Learning Coordinator, and The Institute for Learning and Development, where she conducted neuropsychological assessments. She has done observerships at MGH's Department of Neurology and at the Landmark School. Carol holds an M.B.A. from Boston University and a M.Ed from Harvard University's Graduate School of Education.

Stay tuned!

Look out for more information coming out shortly on the remaining Speaker Series events which will be as follows:

Part 2 (January)

Topic: Health & Wellness

Part 3 (April)

Topic: Neuropsychological Evaluations


Serving students ages 10-22 with complex language-based learning challenges such as dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, limited social pragmatics, and executive functioning challenges.

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