I definitely didn’t look like a typical gifted kid, but my mom was a special education teacher and had insisted I was tested for the gifted program in second grade. In fifth grade, she refused to believe my teacher’s opinion that I was unmotivated to learn. We ended up in a neurologist’s office who diagnosed me with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. I often wonder how I … [Read more...] about Living Life in a Neurodiverse World
Emily specializes in the mental health and educational needs of gifted and twice-exceptional individuals. In addition to her clinical practice, she is the host of the Mind Matters podcast. Her forthcoming book, Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today's Classroom, will be published by Free Spirit Publishing in Fall 2020.