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Helping Parents & Students Prepare For the College Transition 

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Don't Miss This Great Opportunity for Rhode Island Families Only!

Brought to you in partnership with the Rhode Island Regional Transition Centers and Fast Forward College Coaching. Enjoy a college transition workshop for students OR parents for FREE!

1) Choose Your Workshop Below
2) Register & Pre-pay
3) Email your registration receipt to be reimbursed!

4) Attend the workshop completely free!

Email receipt to:

Kerri Collins
Southern Regional Transition Coordinator
West Bay Educational Collaborative
West Greenwich, RI 02817

Contact Jennifer Sullivan:

Kerri Collins:                        

Our Workshops Are Perfect For :

- Current high school juniors and seniors who want to understand the differences between 504/IEP accommodations and college level disability supports 

- Neurodiverse students who want a strong start to their college experience or upcoming semester

- Parents & supporters alongside their student to provide additional support
and knowledge about the academic and residential accommodation process in college

Affordable, Convenient Workshop Options For
ALL Learners

Jennifer Sullivan, M.S. will inform and educate parents & students about the college transition process for diverse learning students. Dynamic, interactive workshops will prepare attendees with everything they need to know to find, access and utilize academic and mental health supports and accommodations on a college campus.


The workshop will provide information that is applicable to colleges and universities across the country. Join us and give your student (and yourself) the gift of preparation and skill building before they start college.

3 Workshop Topics

Choose 1, 2, or 3 workshops that fit your needs this summer!

"Get Ready for College" (for students)

Sunday, July 11

6:30 - 8:30pm

In this comprehensive workshop, all college-bound students will learn:

-Time management and organization strategies

- The importance of self-advocacy

- How to reflect and identify strengths and skills they are bringing to college

-How to identify areas needing improvement and strategies to improve these areas during the summer

- Practice communication through common roommate scenarios

- Understand the main academic differences between high school and college

"Understanding Supports & Accommodations in College" (for students)
Sunday, July 18
6:30 - 8:30pm

Students who have previously (or currently) followed 504/IEPs in high school will benefit from this easy to understand, engaging workshop that teaches students:

- How to navigate the important college process of understanding & requesting accommodations

- Learn the variety of disability and mental health supports on a college campus

-Understand the accommodation request process in college

- Different types of accommodations

- How to self-advocate during a conversation with disability office staff and much more.

"Understanding Supports & Accommodations in College" (for parents)
Sunday, July 25
6:30 - 8:30pm

Parents of college-bound students who previously (or currently) follow 504/IEPs in high school will learn:

- The variety of disability and mental health supports available on a college campus

- How students can request accommodations

- Different types of accommodations,

- The importance of student self-advocacy in the accommodation process

- Common disability related obstacles in the first year of college

- Families will also have an opportunity for small group discussion and to ask questions.



- 2 hour live virtual workshop led by Jennifer Sullivan, M.S., author of "Sharing the Transition to College:

Words of Advice for Diverse Learners and Their Families"

- Free 25-page printable pdf Transition to College Workbook 


Get Ready For College

Sunday July 11

6:30 - 8:30pm

Understanding Supports & Accommodations in College (students)

Sunday July 18

6:30 - 8:30pm

Understanding Supports & Accommodations in College (parents)

Sunday July 25

6:30 - 8:30pm

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"This workshop was so informative!

My son's eyes were opened to the things he needed to be doing to get ready for college this summer. It was nice having him hear it from someone other than his mom! "

-Sandra W., Parent from CT

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