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Calling all educators!  Want to create an atmosphere in your school or classroom that is based upon the positive attributes of all your students?  Want to meet the needs of kids with special needs by creating IEPs and learning strategies that are based on their strengths?  Then watch this free webinar sponsored by ASCD that...
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I’ll be doing a free webinar on strength-based strategies for students with special needs tomorrow, January 29, 2013 at 3 pm EST.  It is being sponsored by ASCD, and thus far has over 300 participants signed up.  Here is the write-up from the gotomeeting.com site: ”This presentation will introduce the emerging concept of neurodiversity as...
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Yesterday in the New York Times an op ed piece appeared entitled ”Successful and Schizophrenic’‘ that affirmed the importance of neurodiversity and the value of strengths in people with mental health labels.  Written by Elyn Saks, who has lived with schizophrenia all her life yet been highly successful in several fields (professor of law, psychoanalyst, MacArthur fellow), the piece...
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Today I did a 40 minute interview with Larry Jacobs of Education Talk Radio via Blogtalk Radio on the topic of my new ASCD book Neurodiversity in the Classroom: Strength-Based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs Succeed in School and Life.  We covered many topics, but in particular addressed the concerns of teachers in...
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I will be doing a text-based chat online for Education Week Teacher on Febuary 8, 2013 at 4-5 pm ET (1-2 PT).  The topic will be my new book Neurodiversity in the Classroom:  Strength-Based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs Succeed in School and Life.  Liana Heitin, associate editor, Education Week Teacher, will moderate...
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