Watch the College Planning Video

College Planning Video

Helping Your Student Pack their Disability for College: The challenges of college planning can seem daunting for students with disabilities and their parents. This interactive session helps students and parents understand the key factors to consider when choosing colleges, completing applications, writing essays, seeking accommodations, and transitioning to college.

Presented by Janet Thibeau.
Janet Thibeau is the principal of BTA Education, an educational advocacy and college consulting firm based in West Newbury, MA. Ms. Thibeau also serves as the Northeast Regional Representative for the International Dyslexia Association.


SPEAKER: Addiction and the Adolescent Brain January 10

Dr. Ruth Potee will be presenting on the Physiology of Addiction and the Adolescent Brain. The North Andover Police Department will also be setting up their Hidden in Plain Sight display for adults to walk through before the presentation.
DATE: Thursday January 10th at
TIME: 6:30 pm
LOCATION: North Andover High School Auditorium

WORKSHOP: Using the IEP to address non-academic skills Jan. 28


Using the IEP to addressnon-academic skills  

  • Need help in developing an IEP that addresses your child’s social, emotional or behavior needs?
  • Have an IEP but wish it could be more effective for your child?

Join ABLED Advocacy, a nonprofit that serves families in the Merrimack Valley, as they offer strategies on creating an IEP that works!

DATE: January 28, 2019

TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

PLACE: Stevens Memorial Library, 345 Main Street, North Andover, MA 01845

REGISTRATION: FREE and open to the public


This event is hosted by Parent Support for LD North Andover



4th Annual Wrestle ‘Lympics Nov. 17

The 4th Annual Wrestle ‘Lympics will take place on Friday, November 17 at 6:30pm in the NAHS gym. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online or at the door. Wrestle ‘Lympics is one of our signature events that celebrates inclusion for our Best Buddies® North Andover Chapter that features exhibition wrestling matches between special athletes and varsity standouts. Youth and high school divisions compete on the center mat under the lights at the North Andover High School gymnasium, with all the fanfare of a traditional wrestling match.

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