May 31, 2018

I used to break things until I found something I was good at.

Angry Boys (Part 1)

When I was a kid, I used to break things. Most of the things I broke were made of glass. The noise of shattering glass proved to be a good reward for my efforts. Whether...

May 21, 2018

Dyscalculia: Just the facts, man!

Dyscalculia affects roughly 5% of the population; however, it still runs the risk of becoming another over-used ambiguous educational term with little defining clarity as to what it actually is. Let's try to make more...

May 14, 2018

Are you sure you want your kid diagnosed? (Part 2)

My stint as a special ed. kid

I remember my parents trying to make me feel good about being in special education (to clarify, it was math lessons in the special education room – a.k.a. The Room).

“It’s...

May 9, 2018

Are you sure you want your child diagnosed?

(Part 1)

I know what you’re thinking so I’ll nip this one in the bud straight away:

I did not have that kind of Tourette’s. 

You know, the one where people shout swear words and get away with it because, "Hey,...

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