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Cooperative Learning versus Competition

Over the years, I have become an advocate, believing that all children can learn. For some students, support needed may be attributed to a physical disability, sight disability, behavioral disability, or even a learning disability perhaps due to neurological issues but I see the students are often genius in their own way. 473 more words

American Education

The Mathematical Death March

I hope my co-teacher doesn’t see this.  But in case she does, I’ll say here what I’ve already told her and the other pre-calc teacher with whom I share (virtual) classroom space: They do a superb job at teaching students and accommodating my lack of mathematical prowess.  1,950 more words

Special Education

Understanding sensory overload

In a general population the prevalence of sensory processing disorders is 1 in 20 according to literature by Lucy Miller OT. When you talk about the autism spectrum disorders, this number goes to much higher levels although an actual prevalence rate has not been determined due to the controversy about the reality of the disorder. 259 more words

Parenting

How to decide whom to help

Have you ever come upon someone who needed help that you didn’t know?  Or even someone you knew but felt was somehow different? Did you stop to help?  212 more words

Parenting

Montgomery College Disability Support Info Session

The faculty and staff of Montgomery College Disability Support Services extend an invitation to high school juniors and seniors with documented disabilities, parents, and high school faculty and staff members to our Disability Support Services Information Session. 80 more words

STUDENT RESOURCES

Changing Attitudes

Check it out guys, the Attitude Foundation is working to raise funds to televise my story along with plenty of other great ones this year. They’re well on their way to reaching their first goal, but still need plenty of help. 32 more words

Advocacy

Crossing Countries: Challenging boundaries, changing lives - Seminar 23rd February 2015

SDHI is hosting a seminar presented by Jean Cathro and Judith Drake from Crossing Countries – a social enterprise which provides students with disabilities the opportunity to travel to and engage in voluntary work with communities in South Africa. 29 more words

Events