Archive for April, 2010

I Survived by Stephanie

Posted in Articles, Survival & Suicide Prevention on April 23rd, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 5 Comments

If you are feeling suicidal, please contact your local crisis line or counselling centre. Check your phone directory for the listing of your local crisis centre. Here are some links for Canadian and American crisis centres. If you are concerned about someone being suicidal, please check out the information at the Centre for Suicide Prevention. This […]

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Waking up the Sleeping Dragon: The Potential Political Clout of the Learning Disabilities Community by Kathryn Burke

Posted in Kathryn's Column on April 21st, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

This article is available in audio in two parts. Burke, Kathryn Waking the Sleeping Dragon Part 1 Burke, Kathryn Waking the Sleeping Dragon Part 2 Please bear with me in reading this column. It is about learning disabilities – even though that may not be too obvious from the initial paragraphs! You have not accidentally […]

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Different or Disabled? by Dr. Peter Flom

Posted in Articles, Peter's Journey on April 16th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 2 Comments

Listen to an audio recording of this article. Different or Disabled? by Dr. Peter Flom Hi.  My name is Peter Flom, and I’m disabled.  More specifically, I’m learning disabled. Even more specifically, I have nonverbal learning disabilities. Not differences, disabilities. There are things that virtually all NT people (NT = neurotypical, the acronym for people […]

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Introduction to the NLD Mountain by Dr. Peter Flom

Posted in Articles, Peter's Journey on April 12th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

This article is available in audio: Part 1: Introduction to the NLD Mountain by Dr Peter Flom Part 2: Introduction to the NLD Mountain by Dr. Peter Flom Peter Flom has his Ph.D in Psychometrics from Fordham University and an MA in Special Education from New York University. He has his own consulting firm where […]

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