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As the admissions season for preschools draws to a close, parents often ask what it means to be waitlisted.

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Navigating the school process with a special needs child can be a stressful time. Educating yourself and finding resources and support for your child and family can help.

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Finding the right school for your child can be a daunting experience, and if you need help, support is available. Regardless of where you live in the country, you will likely find people to assist you.

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Winifred Mabley, Director of Lower School Admission at The Brearley School sits down with Executive Director, Gina Malin to discuss school tours and parent interviews:

  • what happens on the school tour
  • what to expect at the interview
  • how to talk about your child
  • what to wear
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by Gina Malin, Executive Director, Parents League of New York and Ellen Birnbaum, Director of Early Childhood Programs, The 92nd Street Y

What can parents do at home to prepare for their child's visit to an independent school? How should they describe the visit to their child? What types of activities will children be doing during the kindergarten interview? Ellen Birnbaum, Director of Early Childhood Programs at the 92nd Street Y answers these questions and more.

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