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How Self-Compassion Supports Academic Motivation and Emotional Wellness
Many of today’s parents and teachers came of age in the 1980s and 1990s — a time when the self-esteem
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From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope – From The National Commission on Social, Emotional, & Academic
After two decades of education debates that produced deep passions and deeper divisions, we have a chance for a fresh
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Meet the Changing Perspectives Board of Directors
 Chris Ward, Ph.D –  (Board President) Chris is the Graduate Studies Coordinator and faculty member at the Upper Valley Educators
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To Raise Resilient Kids, Be a Resilient Parent
As parents, we want our children to be emotionally resilient — able to handle life’s ups and downs. But parents’
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3 Reasons to Say “Disability” Instead of “Special Needs”
I had posted a question about “special needs” and “disability”, wondering if anyone would participate in a pro/con series I
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An End of Year Message
Happy Holidays, friends! It feels like in the blink of an eye the beautiful foliage has been replaced by snow
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An Inclusion Collaboration
Changing Perspectives is excited to announce a collaborative project with our friends at Kids Included Together (KIT)! This year, to
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Changing Perspectives Needs Your Support
I often describe Changing Perspectives as being at the center of a ripple effect, spreading outward from individuals into classrooms, schools,
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How—and—Why to Listen Until Someone Feels Heard
Many people who choose careers in medicine or at nonprofits are intrinsically motivated to serve others. And yet most of
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Virtual World Provides Haven For Those With Special Needs
University of California, Irvine anthropology professor Tom Boellstorff studied LaScala and hundreds of other players with disabilities in his research
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