Beyond Academics: Hard Facts and Soft Skills for Post-Secondary Success

Janet PriceJanet Price is the Assistant Vice President for Outreach and Admissions at College Living Experience, a post-secondary support program with 7 centers throughout the country. She joined CLE in 2015 as the Director of Admissions and Outreach for the Washington, DC center. Prior to that, Janet spent 9 years as a Special Needs Advocate, helping families navigate K-12 supports in both public and private school settings. She has co-authored two books, Take Control of Asperger’s Syndrome: The Official Strategy Guide for Teens with AS and Nonverbal Learning Disorders (winner of the 2010 TAGT Legacy Book Award), and Take Control of Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties: The Ultimate Guide for Kids, as well as numerous articles. Janet has been a guest lecturer for graduate programs at Towson University and American University and wrote the course content for an online class in Special Needs Advocacy offered at Catholic University. She frequently presents at national conferences. Janet holds a B.A. With Distinction in International Affairs, with a concentration in Communications, from The George Washington University.

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This presentation will help you differentiate between the laws governing disability support at the secondary and post-secondary levels and understand how these changes impact college readiness. Participants will learn strategies for incorporating executive function, social skills and self-advocacy skills into transition planning at home and at school and discuss the pros and cons of beginning college virtually instead of on campus.

CLE can provide an Independent Living Skills checklist. Right now we only have hard copy to be mailed; checking into being able to deliver electronically


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