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Access to Education & cognitive psychology

Below are the best resources we could find on Access to Education and cognitive psychology.

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How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger’s

In the real world, people on the autism spectrum need the same kinds of day-to-day skills everyone else needs to be functional! It’s true.

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Multiple Intelligences: The Theory in Practice

Howard Gardner’s brilliant conception of individual competence is changing the face of education today.

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Navigating Autism: 9 Mindsets for Helping Kids on the Spectrum

International best-selling writer and autist Temple Grandin joins psychologist Debra Moore in presenting nine strengths-based mindsets necessary to successfully work with young people on the autism spectrum.

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The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner shows how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to current educational materials, practices, and institutions, and makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools.

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Gifted Boys: Behind the Mask of Masculinity

There are social, academic, and personal obstacles inherent to boys, and when you add other features like giftedness, things can get complicated. How can we help boys understand social expectations, and learn to be themselves, often in spite of those expectations?

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A Talk with a 2e Pioneer

On episode 65 Emily Kircher-Morris talks with Dr. Susan Baum about her early experience with “green” kids, and how the term twice-exceptional was born. They also discuss ideas for parents and educators that will help them guide 2e kids to success.

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The Ethos of Creativity

Are there connections between neurodiversity and creativity? We have Dr. Todd Kettler from Baylor University, author of Developing Creativity in the Classroom, to share what he’s learned.

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Twice Exceptionality + Cultural Diversity = 3e

Kids who are both twice-exceptional and from culturally diverse populations have been dubbed “3e learners” by Dr. Joy Lawson Davis and others. On episode 63, Emily and Joy talk about identifying these students, and training educators to better help them reach their highest potential.

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Sticks and Stones: Neurodiversity and Bullying

When children better understand bullies and how to stand up to them, they also better understand themselves. Amanda Morin joins Emily to talk about diverse personalities and power dynamics, and helping neurodiverse kids understand bullying, on episode 62.

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Preparing for the SAT & ACT

We discuss testing and test prep with Mike Bergin and Amy Seeley, who help students prepare for testing and understand how it works. They are the hosts of the Tests and the Rest podcast, and are guests on episode 61 of Mind Matters.

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