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Council to present college options for students with Special Needs

Southborough/Northborough – Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) cordially invites interested parents to attend a presentation titled "Planning for Success: College and Postsecondary Options for Students with Special Needs" Tuesday Sept. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St., Northborough. The event will be held in the Black Box Theater.

In the presentation by Renee LeWinter Goldberg, EdD, CEP, and Marvin Gold- berg, MSW, attendees will learn about postsecondary options for students with Special Needs, including college, transition programs, postgraduate year, understanding the student's learning profile, self-advocacy, and the grade nine through 12 timeline.

Renee Goldberg has spent more than 25 years in the field of education. She has consulted to a number of academic institutions including Clark University, Harvard University, Boston College, Bates College and Wheaton College. At Clark, she established and created support services for students with learning disabilities, one of the first of its kind. She founded Educational Options, LLC, in 1992, with a special interest in students with learning disabilities and ADHD.

Marvin Goldberg received his bachelor's degree from Ohio University and a master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of interest include working with troubled teens and student athletes, as well as aiding in college and university selection.

This event is open to the public. For more information, visit www.nspac.org.

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