Demanding Blind Obedience is Dangerous 

Those who subvert authority change the world for the better

“He doesn’t respect authority.”

Good, he shouldn’t. Not without good reason.

“He needs to do what he’s told.”

Again, not without good reason.

If you want people to respect you, first make sure you’re behaving like someone worthy of respect.

“When we become untrustworthy, children are less likely to cooperate.”

—Josette Luvmour

If they don’t make good choices, we punish them until they remember to be kind… I am going to be unkind to you in the hopes that you snap out of it, and in the future, do the exact opposite of what I am doing to you right now.”

—Dr. Jody Carrington

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Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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