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3 LD and ADHD Myths Holding Students Back

At Applerouth, we know from the research and (even more powerfully) from first-hand experience that when a student starts to believe in their abilities, everything starts to change. We also know that developing strong self-belief isn’t always easy for today’s tweens and teens, especially if they have a learning or

5 Ways to Help Your Neurodiverse Student Thrive This Semester

We’re one month into the spring semester, so now’s an ideal time to check in on your student and make sure they’re set up for success. You’re the expert on your child, after all: you can probably tell whether they’ve hit their stride by this point in the new semester.

College Consulting Collaborative

At the College Consulting Collaborative, we believe every student with learning differences deserves the highest quality assistance to become college-ready and find the "best fit" college. We work exclusively with students with learning challenges--ADHD, specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia, and students on the autism spectrum. We use a strengths-based

How the Digital SAT Supports Neurodiverse Learners

The introduction of the Digital SAT for all students this month stands to hugely benefit students with learning differences. The new format provides more time per question, built-in accommodations, and text-to-speech technology, to name only a few of the new features. Read more to learn how the changes aim to enhance inclusivity and better accommodate diverse learning needs in college admissions testing.

Helping Students with Learning Differences Become Super Testers

October is LD, ADHD, and Dyslexia awareness month. In the last 20 years, my team and I have worked with all types of learners, and we know first-hand about the challenges that standardized tests can present for students with learning differences. Our students have shown us time and again that,

7 Tips to Help Your LD/ADHD Student Succeed on Admissions Tests

October is LD, Dyslexia, and ADHD awareness month. Nationally, it’s estimated that one in five students has some form of learning or attention difference.¹ At Applerouth, roughly one in three of our students learns differently. While few students would list standardized tests as the highlight of their academic career, these

Digital Testing: How Will Accommodations Work?

With the SAT going digital in 2024, many parents of students with learning differences are asking how this will affect their children. As standardized tests continue their decade’s long march towards a digital format, students with disabilities will generally find that accommodations are easier in a digital world. Since 1997,

Discerning Differences: The 5 W’s of Learning Support at Private Schools

When parents contact our office to inquire about our private school planning, the most important point emphasized to parents is the need to understand their child’s learning profile. This is true for kids with or without learning differences. It is from this baseline understanding that we can then draw parallels

Extended Timing Accommodations for the Redesigned SAT

The College Board’s Students with Disabilities Service (SSD) has released guidelines for extended timing on the new SAT and, to the chagrin of many, SSD has decided to continue its long-standing policy regarding the allocation of extended time. The College Board and the ACT, Inc. have historically taken differing approaches

Inside the Apple: Working with Students with LDs

Just as no student is the same, no tutor has the same journey into tutoring. Kristen “KP” Pariseau has a very traditional background - she got her degree in education over two decades ago, and began her career teaching at all levels of K-12 education. During her years in private

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SAT vs ACT

These two college admissions tests have a lot of unique facets. Each will give your student a different testing experience, so it's important to choose carefully. This guide can help.

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AP courses can be intimidating. We get it. Our guide will provide you with the tools and confidence to excel and tackle any AP subject.

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