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Supporting Neurodivergent Students in Progressive and Radical Educational Contexts - Shared screen with speaker view
Derek Sturm
11:25
Nira? Nyra? Link in chat please :)
Stephanie Sewell
11:55
National Association of Youth Rights something? I can't remember
Tay Arrow (they/them)
12:14
National Youth Rights Association www.youthrights.org :)
Sebastian Barajas
12:14
https://www.youthrights.org
Derek Sturm
12:29
Thanks so much
Sebastian Barajas
15:28
Apologies if I went on a bit long!
Derek Sturm
15:39
We forgive you
Tay Arrow (they/them)
15:45
It’s ok! :)
John Gundayao
20:52
I did want to also mention I'm seeing some familiar faces from NYRA! :)
UnschoolingSchool Team
21:13
@ Jenny, My daughter at 38 recently diagnosed herself as being on the spectrum, so I’m really fascinated by the notion that especially as a girl, a person can be so pressured to comply and behave as expected that ‘they’ often ignore all the feelings that define who they are.
Richard Fransham
23:39
I really like the NYRA website, particularly the students rights section: https://www.youthrights.org/issues/student-rights/
Jenny
24:53
@ Unschooling. I didn't feel peer pressure to conform -- I was oblivious to peer pressure until college.
Jenny
25:43
In my math PhD program, blunt communication worked really well.
UnschoolingSchool Team
26:50
@Jenny, I was thinking more about the expectations of authority figures than peers. Did that apply for you? (Sidney Morris)
UnschoolingSchool Team
29:08
Yes, @Tay, that’s what I was getting at with the notion that learners try to hide their neurodivergence in the face of expectations.
Jenny
29:16
@Sidney. Since I didn't talk much, authority figures weren't worried about me.
Yaakov Mintz
30:08
I am curious what your impression of ABA therapy is. Is it a helpful way to teach skills or a way of suppressing natural traits?
Brian Conner (they/them)
31:28
Room 1: Spoken language is secondary (autism, epilepsy, other conditions)
Allison Wimer
31:44
@Yaakov most neurodivergents consider ABA therapy abusive
Brian Conner (they/them)
31:58
Room 2: Engagement is interest based (adhd, autism)
Brian Conner (they/them)
32:17
Room 3: Movement is not regulated (adhd - hyperactive subtype, Tourettes & other tic disorders, epilepsy)
Brian Conner (they/them)
36:39
Room 1: Spoken language is secondary (autism, epilepsy, other conditions)Experience > memorization (dyslexia, dyscalculia)
Brian Conner (they/them)
37:06
Room 2: Engagement is interest based (adhd, autism) Inability to create and implement plans (autism, adhd, epilepsy, other conditions)
UnschoolingSchool Team
37:37
you mentioned five groups, right?
Brian Conner (they/them)
37:50
Room 3: Movement is not regulated (adhd - hyperactive subtype, Tourettes & other tic disorders, epilepsy) Limited working memory (dyscalculia, adhd, other conditions)
Brian Conner (they/them)
38:14
Room 4: Heightened emotional sensitivity (many)Noncompliance, inability to comply with direct orders (ODD, sometimes autism, sometimes adhd)
John Gundayao
01:02:49
Stephanie, was that something you were going to finish with?
Stephanie Sewell she/her
01:03:03
All good:)
John Gundayao
01:03:20
Tay do you have an email?
John Gundayao
01:03:33
Also stephanie, would love to discuss further!
Tay Arrow (they/them)
01:03:45
You can reach me at tarrow@youthrights.org
Stephanie Sewell she/her
01:04:19
I'm at stephaniejsewell@gmail.com
Stephanie Sewell she/her
01:04:29
@john. Happy to continue the conversation!
John Gundayao
01:04:32
Danke
Sebastian Barajas
01:06:53
I can’t stand sharp corners on furniture!
Derek Sturm
01:07:14
I can only sit in papasans
Tay Arrow (they/them)
01:17:13
Just so everyone knows we have to jump off at half past - I’m happy to connect elsewhere
Stephanie Sewell she/her
01:17:48
I actually have to jump off now - looking forward to connecting more later:)
UnschoolingSchool Team
01:18:04
@tay, can we reconnect without planning?
Brian Conner (they/them)
01:18:19
Same! You can reach me at bconner@youthrights.org if you'd like
UnschoolingSchool Team
01:19:25
UnschoolingSchool Team is actually sidney.morris@gmail.com
Monica
01:19:34
thanks everyone!
Monica
01:19:41
I’m on Whova and Discord