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Why I Hate The Word “Talented” – The “Gifted”/”Ungifted” Argument

When we talk about our neurodiverse children, there can often be a great deal of weight with regards to their strengths and weaknesses. Dyslexia and Autism are both highlighted first on their deficits; but in almost the next breath we showcase “giftedness”. We talk about the “Twice Exceptional (2E)” child; one who has a disability...

Online Sites For Youth Support Services
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Online Sites For Youth Support Services

With the upcoming release of Aulexic’s first Y.A. short fiction book, Jenna’s Truth, we thought this could be a valuable time to create a resource where teens and young people can access help and services for support. While cyberspace has it’s hazards, the online can be a wonderful place. There are many resources for teens...