EdLine Canada: Autism Goes to School

Note: This show concluded on April 7, 2019. Please listen to the podcast of the show here and feel free to comment using the #EdCan hashtag.

Educators continue the important conversations today as EdLine Canada features cross-Canada thinking about autism. This one-hour open line show on VoicEd Radio is an opportunity for educators, parents and the public education community to join the conversation.

EdLine Canada is a weekly call-in show, co-hosted by Stephen Hurley and Donna Fry, at 4:30 pm NT, 3 pm ET, 1 pm MT on @voicedcanada (https://voiced.ca/) and you can participate in the conversation using the Listener Line: 1-855-84-VOICE. Outside of show hours, you may leave a recorded message to be used during the show. During the show, please also share your thoughts on Twitter using the #EdCan hashtag. EdLine Canada is generously sponsored by The EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association). Be sure you are part of this critical network of Lifelong Learners, dedicated to improving public education across Canada.

On Sunday, April 7, 2019, we are so pleased to welcome Dr. Sharon Mitchell to the show as our special guest.

“Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell is an autism consultant, university instructor and speaker/advocate for those on the spectrum, their families and their teachers. She has worked in schools as a teacher, counselor, psychologist and consultant for thirty years. Her Master’s and Doctorate degrees focused on autism. She has delivered workshops and seminars to thousands participants including at national conferences.

Sharon is author of the award-winning, Amazon bestseller Autism Goes to School She is a co-author of the Amazon bestselling The Official Autism 101 Manual Hundreds of her articles and responses to questions appear on the  website All Experts.com.”

The Autism Site

What are some of the main assumptions that need to be challenged in order to really open ourselves up to understanding Autism—as educators, as school leaders, as policy-makers?

Where do we see really excellent examples of Universal Design for Learning implemented?

Please join this important conversation, by calling in during the show, sharing your thoughts on Twitter, blogging and contributing to the VoicEd community and continuing to advocate for positive change in public education.

If you’re interested in autism and kids who learn differently, please follow Sharon on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram.


Autism Speaks Canada

Alanna King’s Blog

Autism Science Foundation (check out the short podcasts)

The Autism Site (Dr. Sharon Mitchell)

Dr. Gerry Costa (on VoicEd Radio)

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