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4 Differences between Helicopter Parents and Tethered Parents

4 Differences between Helicopter Parents and Tethered Parents

Chester Goad, EdD For the last couple of decades the term “Helicopter Parent” has become synonymous for parents others consider too involved in the lives of their children.  At one time, the term “helicopter” implied “someone who hovers”.  People would chuckle, “Oh, don’t mind her, she’s just a helicopter parent.” Within the last few years, […]

5 Things You May Not Have Known About Bullying & Disabilities

In October, just one week after I presented about disabilities and bullying at the Bully Free Tennessee Conference, state officials released a report highlighting the numbers of confirmed bullying cases in our schools last year.   According to the state’s report, of 7,555 bullying cases submitted for review last year, 5,478 cases were confirmed.  Bear in […]

Celebrating the 22nd Anniversary of the ADA

Today marks 22 years since President George Bush Sr.  signed the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Many individuals with hidden disabilities shy away from considering that they have  a true disability and that is certainly open to personal preference.  I often remind people that students with hidden disabilities like attention deficit, dyslexia, dysgraphia, Aspergers, and others are very […]

Do you need a speaker, consultant, or workshop presenter?

I’ve been invited to do a lot of things and I never pass up a good opportunity to meet people and step out and do something different.  I was invited recently to judge a “Classic Car Show” in my city and as much as I love speaking to groups, I learned today that I really appreciate classic cars and […]

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