Category Archives: Mood Disorders

Today I’m in Winnipeg Speaking About Neurodiversity

Today I led a full-day workshop (9am-4pm) on ”Neurodiversity in the Classroom:  Strength-Based Strategies to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Succeed in School and Life,” sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates here in Canada.  It was a terrific group of … Continue reading

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Speaking at Arizona Special Education Transition Conference

Today, I’m in Scottsdale, Arizona, speaking at the Talking Stick Resort, as part of the Fourteenth Annual Transition Conference put on by the Arizona Department of Education to assist educators in helping students with special needs transition successfully into post-secondary … Continue reading

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Workshop on Neurodiversity in the Classroom in Portland, Maine

Today I had the great good fortune to work with fifty special educators, administrators, regular classroom teachers, parents, specialists, and others interested in helping students with special needs succeed in the classroom and in life. The workshop was held at the … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity Workshop To Be Held In Portland, Maine, April 4, 2014

On April 4, 2014, I’ll be doing a full-day workshop for Transdisciplinary Workshops at the Regency Hotel, in Portland, Maine.  Here is a description of the workshop: The Power of Neurodiversity:  Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain (and … Continue reading

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New Facebook Page on ”Mood Pride”

Today  I started a Facebook page dedicated to Mood Pride.  Mood  Pride is an offshoot of the neurodiversity movement, suggesting that we focus on the ”differences” of people with mood disorders, rather than solely on the ”deficits.”  Mood disorders are … Continue reading

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