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As a parent, relative or friend of someone with a learning difference, it can be difficult to truly understand the daily struggles they face. What would it be like to spend a day walking in their shoes? School, social and emotional situations and behavior are all aspects that can be difficult for them to navigate.Below you’ll find links to resources from Understood that will take you through a day in the life of a child with slow processing ……
Being the Director of ABLE means it’s important for Ken Sinapius to continually challenge himself the same way he asks ABLE students to challenge themselves on their adventures. Thanks to the generosity of the Benjamin J. Cohen Faculty Development Fund, Ken had the opportunity to push his personal limits this past summer on a 10-day trip to the North Cascades where he went on to climb Mount Adams and Mount Rainier!
At an elevation of 14,411 feet, ……
Helen Mannion, Director of Teaching and Learning at DVFS, shares what she thinks are some important takeaways from this article from ADDitude magazine about a common — but confusing — symptom of ADHD called “hyperfocus.”
Delaware Valley Friends School English and music teacher Tim Simmons was recently interviewed on a radio show called "Ethereal". The program is hosted by Karla Haas Moskowitz, a faculty member in Goddard College's Graduate School of Education. Tim is in the Master's Degree program at Goddard, located in Vermont. He was recently in Vermont for a week of classes when this interview took place.
Tim and Karla spent almost two hours discussing teaching…
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