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August 2017
As mentioned in our first blog in this series, neurodiversity accounts for the range of differences in individual brain function and behavioral traits, placing it on a spectrum of neurological function where “neurotypical” aligns with an average brain and “neurodiverse” aligns with brains that are more unique. Individuals with more neurodiverse brains tend to possess...
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Have you ever heard of soft skills, 21st Century skills or non-cognitive skills? Proponents of all camps behind those terms recognize that these skills are essential for students’ success. At PAIRIN, we use the term ‘Essential Skills.’ We like this term because it communicates how these are skills that are essential in any workplace, team...
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When a child has learning differences, they were previously labeled as “Special Ed,” but more recent advances in research have shown that these instances are merely neurodiversities, which are simply differences in brain functionality. Neurodiverse individuals have both unique strengths and weaknesses that are different from those of neurotypical brains. And while these individuals bring...
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