Educate Yourself

There is so much available information pertaining to learning differences, organizational and attention challenges, and many other topics related to adolescent learning and development. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest information, so we will regularly post our own programming as well as different articles or website links that we feel are relevant and informative. We hope you find these resources helpful.

The Tyree Institute at Wolcott College Prep exports best practices to the greater community. Presenters typically include Wolcott faculty as well as respected educational professionals and partners.



  • Article: Building the Neuroinclusive Workplace
  • Listen to The Mel Robbins Podcast, The Truth About Anxiety and How To Heal It: Tools for Anxiety From a Neuroscientist MD
  • Read this guide on how to get perfect letters of recommendation for college.
  • Dr. Laurie Santos, Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman Residential College at Yale, created Yale’s most popular course ever, The Science of Well-Being. Dr. Santos highlights research that reveals misconceptions about what makes us happy — and the concrete steps we can take to live a more fulfilling life. Her lectures are available for free through coursera.
  • Dr. Lisa Damour’s article, Dear Teenagers, Here’s How to Protect Your Emotional Well-Being shares her guidance directly with teens and lets them know what they can do to keep themselves steady in the turmoil of the pandemic. Dr. Damour is a psychologist, best-selling author, monthly New York Times columnist, and regular contributor to CBS News.
  • Dr. Ken Ginsburg’s article on Building Resilience in these Uncertain Times contains useful and  practical advice for talking with your students about the pressures of COVID. Dr. Ginsburg is Co-Director of the Center for Parents and Teen Communication at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and conducts extensive research on facilitating youth to develop their own solutions to social problems and to teach clinicians how to better serve them.