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Access to Education & emotional health and well being

Below are the best resources we could find on Access to Education and emotional health and well being.

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Life of the Mind Interrupted: Essays on Mental Health and Disability in Higher Education

Early in her career, Katie Pryal learned that being a professor isn’t easy if your brain isn’t quite right. “I was a junior in college when I finally realized that I was different in a way that my medically inclined parents would call ‘clinical.

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Letting Go of Control and Rethinking Support for Autistic Individuals | Amy Laurent | TEDxURI

Instead of trying to control the behaviors of individuals with autism to make them indistinguishable from the general public, Amy Laurent, PhD, OTR/L suggests a positive shift in focus that supports the development of their emotional skills.

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The Freshman Survival Guide: Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between

A completely revised and updated values-based guide to navigating the first year of college that speaks to college students in their own language and offers practical tools that readers need to keep from drinking, sleeping, or skipping their way out of college.

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Raising Twice-Exceptional Children, a Book Preview

The book helps you understand your child's diagnosis, meet their social-emotional needs, build self-regulation skills and goal setting, and teach self-advocacy.

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What’s So Normal about Normal?

Emily Kircher-Morris talks with Jonathan Mooney, who authored a book called Normal Sucks, and who learned to read at the age of 12. They talk about the gap between normal and neurodivergence, and how advocates can help bridge it effectively and permanently.

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2021’s Biggest Conversations: Pathological Demand Avoidance (from Episode 85)

As part of the review of 2021’s biggest conversations we present a chat with Kristy Forbes, founder of Australia-based inTune Pathways, about PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance), the difference between PDA and other types of demand avoidance, and the changing language of autism, especially the...

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2021’s Biggest Conversations: Helping Kids with Anxiety (from Episode 88)

Parents often struggle with helping their children manage anxiety. Dr. Eli Lebowitz of Yale University talked with Emily Kircher-Morris about his research and work with children and their parents on managing anxiety and OCD.

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2021’s Biggest Conversations: Supporting Bright Kids (from Episode 89)

Emily Kircher-Morris and Jim Delisle have a conversation about ways to release the potential often locked inside neurodivergent kids, and it was one of the biggest conversations of 2021.

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Does Homeschooling Perpetuate Classism and Ableism in the School System?

In our last episode, I talked about my neurodiverse family’s experience homeschooling during the pandemic and why it’s working for us.

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Grateful

What are you grateful for regarding neurodiversity? Our listeners share their thoughts, and Emily Kircher-Morris reflects on the things she’s thankful for during this kickoff of the 2021 holiday season.

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