In this video–which is part two of a ten module course I taught called Introduction to Neurodiversity for the Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education— I discuss individuals and theories in psychology, education, and business that support a strength-based approach to helping individuals who are neurodivergent (including those diagnosed with ADHD, dyslexia, autism,...
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Nothing has been more disconcerting to me in my forty-five years as an educator than to ask a parent or teacher:  ”What is your child’s (or teen’s) strengths?” and have them answer:  ”He hasn’t got any.”  I’ve actually heard this several times in my career.  It was such responses that motivated me to come up...
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