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Identity & gratitude

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A Cancer Patient’s Message: Don’t Let Cancer Define You

Mike Snyder has been dealing with a rare and aggressive bone cancer for many years. But despite his diagnosis, Mike maintains a positive outlook on life. His motto is to “not let cancer define you.”

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The Cancer Misfit: A Guide to Navigating Life After Treatment

The Cancer Misfit is here to support you when doctors, friends and family have gone 'back to normal' and assumed you can do the same. It's a life raft to help you navigate life after cancer treatment; to help you live better, think better and feel better and show you how to embrace your new future.

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How Cancer Saved My Life—Why Crisis Is an Opportunity | Giulia Muntoni | TEDxHHL

In November 2013, Giulia found out that she had breast cancer. The following March she had a mastectomy and, by May 2014, she started chemotherapy. In our society cancer is often associated with death. But this is a story about life. For her, cancer was literally a re-birth.

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When Neurodiversity Meets Existentialism

With the death toll still rising from the coronavirus pandemic, it’s especially easy for neurodivergent people to wax existential. They question life, worry about death, and generally ask, “what’s it all about?”

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Is Online Education Our Future?

Depending on what happens with Covid-19 this summer and fall, it’s likely there will be some influence on plans for the 2020-2021 school year.

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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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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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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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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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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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