Books About ADHD

My reading recommendations for learning about ADHD Books About ADHD I have compiled a collection of books about ADHD I have read and would recommend. The first section are books about parenting children with ADHD, the second section lists books about Adult ADHD, and the final section lists academic texts specifically about ADHD. Books about parenting childrenContinue reading “Books About ADHD”

My Top-Performing Articles in March & April

A collection of my highest-earning pieces from the past two months In April, I had to self-isolate at home due to our family testing positive for Covid, as well as a blizzard that shut down our province for two days. The good thing about all of this was I had lots of time to spend withContinue reading “My Top-Performing Articles in March & April”

Behaviourism Is Not Inclusion

PBIS Is Just ABA With Different Letters PBIS P.B.I.S. stands for Positive Behaviour Interventions and Supports, and was the foundation for Manitoba Education’s 2011 policy document, Towards Inclusion: Supporting Positive Behaviour in Manitoba Classrooms. That’s not a typo, the document intended as a guide for creating inclusive schools and classrooms has its roots in behaviourism.Continue reading “Behaviourism Is Not Inclusion”

Books & Articles About Education

Parents, educators, school staff—and anyone who cares about educating our children should read these books Happy Education Week! Once again, our Minister of Education made a declaration. MLA Wayne Ewasko hath declared April 18–22, 2022 to be Education Week here in Manitoba. Great! So…. Education funding will improve? No. Greater supports for school staff and students?Continue reading “Books & Articles About Education”

Hyperlexia in Autistic Kids

Hyperlexia & autism are commonly co-occurring, but not mutually inclusive Hyperlexia Hyperlexia is advanced and unexpected reading skills and abilities in children way beyond their chronological age. Hyperlexia is most common in, but not exclusive to, Autistic children. Approximately 84% of hyperlexic kids are also autistic. A child can be one and not the other,Continue reading “Hyperlexia in Autistic Kids”

Playing Politics With Our Children’s Education

False claims of education funding increases Manitoba’s government continues to claim they’ve increased education funding, yet anyone who actually crunches the numbers can see this is disingenuous. Obviously this isn’t a new tactic, nor is it one used exclusively by any one political party, they all play these games. I hate games like these, whichContinue reading “Playing Politics With Our Children’s Education”

What You Missed… (April 11-15 edition)

If you don’t follow me at https://twoemb.medium.com, here’s what you missed in the second week of April (so far): What are you waiting for? Go follow me at https://twoemb.medium.com so you don’t miss out on any more great stories and articles! 🙂 When you join medium, as a member you’ll have access to unlimited readsContinue reading “What You Missed… (April 11-15 edition)”

What you’ve missed… (April 1-6 edition)

If you don’t follow me at https://twoemb.medium.com, here’s what you missed in the first week of April: What are you waiting for? Go follow me at https://twoemb.medium.com so you don’t miss out on any more great stories and articles! 🙂 When you join medium, as a member you’ll have access to unlimited reads for onlyContinue reading “What you’ve missed… (April 1-6 edition)”

What You’ve Missed… (March edition)

If you don’t follow me at https://twoemb.medium.com, here’s what you missed at the end of March: What are you waiting for? Go follow me at https://twoemb.medium.com so you don’t miss out on any more great stories and articles! 🙂 When you join medium, as a member you’ll have access to unlimited reads for only $5Continue reading “What You’ve Missed… (March edition)”

 I Don’t Care What My Son Learns in Elementary School

I care a lot more about the environment than I do about the content For the record: I do value my son’s education. I appreciate teachers and the near-impossible task they are handed every single day: Please, educate these children. No, you may not have any more resources. No, you may not have better ventilation in yourContinue reading ” I Don’t Care What My Son Learns in Elementary School”