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10 YEARS OF TED TALKS – AUTISTICS IN CONVERSATION | Callum Brazzo | TEDxNorwichED – YouTube

TEDx Talks   Published on Apr 3, 2017   As a follow up to this own TEDxNorwichED talk “Why we should make mountains out of molehills” Calum performs his own performance poet, about Autism.   This poem the titles and phrases from the 9 TED Talks featured on TED.com plus his own talk. Callum is […]

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Why we should make mountains out of molehills. | Callum Brazzo | TEDxNorwichED – YouTube

TEDx TalksPublished on Apr 3, 2017 The idea of metaphorically making mountains out of molehills, is associated with fussing over something relatively minor therefore blowing it out of proportion. Callum tells his very powerful story and view, and talks about is how creating a bigger issue out something potentially unseen, in the context of the […]

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Amy Laurent: Compliance is not the goal: Letting go of control and rethinking support for autistic individuals – TEDxURI

Instead of trying to control the behaviors of individuals with autism to make them indistinguishable from the general public, Amy Laurent, PhD, OTR/L suggests a positive shift in focus that supports the development of their emotional skills. She is joined virtually by her colleagues Michael John Carley, Patti Menzel, Neal Katz, Stephen Shore, Dena Gassner, […]