Category Archives: Links

The Higher Education Bubble

Recently, I was reading an article on TechCrunch by Sarah Lacey entitled: “Peter Thiel: We’re in a Bubble and It’s Not the Internet. It’s Higher Education.” In a nutshell, Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, has fairly accurately predicted the bursting … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Learned Helplessness…

Last night, Daniel’s progress report finally made it into my hands… several weeks late. It was late because Daniel didn’t want me to see it. The news wasn’t all bad. In three classes his grade had actually improved. However, in … Continue reading

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Video Game Addicition – Part II the study and conclusion

NOTE: I intended to have this up last Saturday. However, with my new job and a very busy schedule. I over-committed this week. From here out, I will be trying to write at least once a week and twice a … Continue reading

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Are Empty Niceties Really Empty?

On December 2, I read “Imagine A World Where Aspergers Was The Norm“. I really enjoyed viewing the things that are often referred to as Aspie struggles from a different point of view. I especially liked, “Teens who live for … Continue reading

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Today in the Autism Support Network Newsletter: The Meaning of Advocacy

Today, in The Autism Support Network there was an article entitled: The Meaning Of Advocacy by Jeff Katz. Jeff and his wife, Karen blog at Mission of Complex: Our Journey Through Hyperlexia about their 20 year old son Nate. Nate … Continue reading

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Welcome back to school!

Today, the Autism Support Network published an article on Developing long term relationships between school and parents The article was written to the professionals, but I think it is good for parents to remember their rights and responsibilities in these … Continue reading

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