The following post includes links from a presentation on October 17, 2016.
A blog post explaining neurodiversity
A great book to learn more about neurodiversity in classrooms: Armstrong, T. (2012). Neurodiversity in the classroom; Strength-based strategies to help students with special needs succeed in school and life. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
Universal Design for Learning by CAST
Research on links between dsylexia and spatial processing
Blog post by a dyslexic mathematician
The Dyslexic Advantage website
Memoirs written by people with learning disabilities referenced in the presentation
Abeel, S. (2005). My Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir. New York, NY: Scholastic.
Arrowsmith-Young, B., & M.D, N. D. (2013). The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: How I Left My Learning Disability Behind and Other Stories of Cognitive Transformation (Reprint edition). Simon & Schuster.
Jr, Jackson. J. T. (2010). Shhhhhhh, I Have Something to Say: The Joe Thomas Story. S.l.: PublishAmerica.
Peel, R. (n.d.). My Dyslexic Journey. Retrieved from https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Dyslexic+Journey+peel
Rodrigues, J. (2013). High School Dropout to Harvard: A Dyslexia Success Story. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Young, K. (2012). Smart on the inside: A true story about succeeding in spite of learning disabilities. Highland Park, IL: Writers of the Round Table
Young, S. (2011). How I Learned.
Collections of narratives written by individuals with learning disabilities
Connor, D. J. (2007). Urban Narratives: Portraits in Progress; Life at the Intersections of Learning Disability, Race, and Social Class. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
Rodis, P., Garrod, A., & Boscardin, M. L. (2001). Learning disabilities and life stories. Allyn and Bacon.