I have just discovered an interesting blog about disability. It’s called Breath and Shadow . I hope you like it.
Pay attention! We hear it all the time and it certainly is important! But how does one do it? And does everyone do it the same way? I can’t answer the first question, but see How Kids Pay Attention and Why some Kids Struggle with it for some good ideas. But for the second question,… [Continue Reading]
Wow, what a title! There are many ways to communicate. One way of categorizing them is as synchronous or asynchronous. In synchronous communication, interaction is immediate. I talk, you talk, I talk etc. This includes regular face to face communication and phone calls it also includes Skype. In asynchronous communication, this immediacy is not there. … [Continue Reading]
As a new author, I had doubts about how good or bad my book was. I imagine most authors do. I also imagine every author likes getting positive reviews and dislikes negative ones, so I am humbled but happy that so far, my book Screwed up Somehow but not Stupid: Life with a Learning Disability… [Continue Reading]
The other day I gave a talk at the Gateway School of New York and I got into an interesting conversation about the word “disabled”. I am a fan of the word – as opposed to “learning differences” or some such – but the woman I was speaking with raised another point: Learning disabled sounds… [Continue Reading]
Next week I will be giving a talk at the LDA conference in Orlando. For those who can’t make it, here is the outline:
There is a saying “anything worth doing is worth doing well”. OK. That’s nice. But is it really true? I’d say “only sometimes”. Sometimes it’s false.