Peter’s Journey

Labels, Boxes and People with Learning Disabilities – Labels Have Their Uses, but Also Their Abuses by Dr. Peter Flom

Posted in Articles, Peter's Journey on July 16th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

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 he specializes in helping graduate students and researchers in psychology, education, economics and the social sciences with all aspects of statistical analysis. He is also a parent, husband, […]

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The Mountain of Sensory Overload and Non Verbal Learning Disabilities by Dr. Peter Flom

Posted in Articles, Peter's Journey on June 3rd, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

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 he specializes in helping graduate students and researchers in psychology, education, economics and the social sciences with all aspects of statistical analysis. He is also a parent, husband, […]

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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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Learning Disabilities as a Mountain by Dr. Peter Flom

Posted in Articles, Peter's Journey on March 10th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

Dr. Peter Flom is an adult living with Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities.  In this insightful piece, he equates learning disabilities to a mountain. He then outlines some strategies for dealing with that mountain! The mountain as an analogy for learning disability I view nonverbal learning disability (NLD) (or any disability) as a mountain between where we […]

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Things Not to Say to Learning Disabled People (or Their Parents) by Dr. Peter Flom

Posted in Articles, Peter's Journey on February 24th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 7 Comments

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 he specializes in helping graduate students and researchers in psychology, education, economics and the social sciences with all aspects of statistical analysis. He is also a parent, husband, […]

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The Stages of Acceptance of Non-Verbal Learning Disability: How I Came to Terms with My NLD by Peter Flom

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

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 he specializes in helping graduate students and researchers in psychology, education, economics and the social sciences with all aspects of statistical analysis. He is also a parent, husband, […]

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