Oct: Learning Disability Awareness Month

I originally wrote this for another education site. I have adapted it for TDZ. The month of October is Disability Awareness Month. The archives already have several articles pertaining to learning disabilities. Here is a quick overview of some of the resources available on Homeschool Benefits. ADHD(Yes, I know it is not a learning disability … Continue reading Oct: Learning Disability Awareness Month

An Insider’s Look At ADHD

I am not expert on ADHD however I do have a degree in special education and about 15 years experience teaching. So, why I do I think I’m qualified to talk about ADHD? In two words life experience, ADHD is something I deal with on a daily basis. This is based on personal observation as … Continue reading An Insider’s Look At ADHD

Sucessful People with Disablities

Guest Author:ECWeathers, my mom, is a retired professional educator with over 40 years experience as a teacher and administrator in public and private schools. She has Bachelors of Arts in English, Religion and Sociology from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and a Masters of Education from Texas Christian University. She has also done post-graduate work … Continue reading Sucessful People with Disablities

What Keep’s You Up At Night?

This is a rather fitting topic for this week. I've had problems with allergies/sinus this week. One of the negatives of living in a state where things stay green most of the year and everything is in bloom this time of year is that allergies during pollen season are going to be a big problem. … Continue reading What Keep’s You Up At Night?

I’m a Person not A Label

Recently I was reading some articles about ADHD one of the things that caught my attention was the use of ADHD in lieu of words like person or child. This really bothered me. In fact I find it offensive. Why does this bother me? First, labels are dehumanizing. I have ADHD, I am not an … Continue reading I’m a Person not A Label