WEBINAR: College Preparation for Students with Health Conditions and Physical Disabilities
Students with health conditions (mental health, addiction recovery, chronic health conditions) and physical disabilities have unique considerations when preparing to transition to college. During this webinar, Annie and Adrienne will discussed:
College applications (including transfer applications)
College Accommodations Process
Continuity of care
Personal Care Attendants (PCAs)
Adrienne Frumberg is the founder of Lighthouse Guidance LLC, co-founder of Teenz In The City, and a passionate educator and counselor. She has 14 years of experience in the field of college counseling, with particular expertise in working with students of non-traditional paths, 2e (twice exceptional), educational interruptions due to mental health/addictions, learning disabilities and special needs. She has toured more than 100 colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Adrienne works privately as a college counselor to assist students and families with the college process, as well as to support students with the transition from secondary school to college and work life. She has worked as a college guidance counselor at independent schools including Loyola School, Aaron School, Fordham Preparatory School, Lang School and Academics West. When she is not working in college guidance, Adrienne focuses her energy on Teenz In The City, a social skills program for adolescents and young adults with a history of social challenges or learning differences. She has a master’s in counseling from NYU, a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Lafayette College, and completed the Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions. Adrienne lives in New York City with her husband, two toddlers and two cats.
Annie Tulkin is the Founder and Director of Accessible College, where she provides college transition support for students with physical disabilities and health conditions nationally. Annie was the Associate Director of the Academic Resource Center at Georgetown University for nearly 6 years. In that position she supported undergraduate, graduate and medical students with physical disabilities and health conditions and oversaw academic support services for the entire student body. Annie has worked in the field of disability for over 10 years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from DePaul University, a Masters in Special Education from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Certificate in Health Coaching from Georgetown University. Annie was a Peace Corps Volunteer (Mongolia, ‘03-’05) and a Fulbright Fellow (Mongolia, ‘07-’08). She resides in Silver Spring, MD with her husband and toddler.