Thursday, August 16, 2012

Temple Grandin: Focus on Children's Strengths

There's a reason we think Dr. Temple Grandin is awesome! She wrote this exclusively for

Special educators need to look at what a child can do instead of what he/she cannot do.
There needs to be more emphasis on building up and expanding the skills a child is good at. Too often people get locked into a label such as dyslexia, ADHD, or autism, and they cannot see beyond the label. Kids that get a label often have uneven skills. They may be talented in one area and have a real deficiency in another.

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