Category Archives: Creativity

Lectures Given at Sandplay Safari/Conference Held at Kruger Park, South Africa

Last month, I attended a safari/conference at Kruger National Park, South Africa.  The conference was sponsored and co-directed by my wife Barbara Turner and her colleague Celia van Wyk from Johannesburg, and was held at the Berg-en-Dal Rest Camp inside … Continue reading

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Keynote and Workshops Featured at Rise and Shine Expo in Singapore

On September 28, 2013 I was a featured speaker at the Rise and Shine Expo held at the Suntec Convention Center in the Republic of Singapore.  This was an early childhood expo for parents billed as ”the premier expo to raise healthy and … Continue reading

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New Online Publication Explores Neurodiversity, Autism, Creativity, and the Arts

This week, a new daily online publication has appeared that promises to be a magnificent porthole into the wide world of neurodiversity, autism, creativity, and the arts.  The Art of Autism online newsletter officially launched on September 10, 2013, and immediately … Continue reading

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7 Assessment Tools to Identify Strengths in Students with Special Needs (and All Kids)

It is part of federal law that students with special needs should have their strengths identified and described in their IEPs (IDEA 2004 Section 1414(d)(3)(A)).   And yet, when I search the special education literature online, I find virtually nothing … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity, Play, and the So-Called ADHD Child

This blog post of mine originally appeared in Gail and Paul Dennison’s new website Hearts at Play, on Thursday, August 29, 2013.   The Dennison’s are the co-founders of Brain Gym® which has helped so many kids with learning difficulties achieve … Continue reading

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