Expand the Light: Let the Neurodiverse Shine

Expand the Light: Let the Neurodiverse Shine

“As the area of light expands, so does the perimeter of darkness.” ― Albert Einstein Light has fascinated us for centuries because it presents infinite symbolism so simply. The vision for Theara has developed profoundly over the last ten years. Creative...
Discovering Joy on the Neurodiverse Journey

Discovering Joy on the Neurodiverse Journey

After the changes and turmoil of 2020, I think all of us are in search of a little more JOY.  I tapped into an unexpected well of JOY last Spring. I was nearing the completion of my 17th year as an online school administrator. As the founder of two successful online...
Power, Force, and Efficacy – Tools for the Neurodiverse

Power, Force, and Efficacy – Tools for the Neurodiverse

We are living in a results-driven society with a “Show Me What You Got” mentality. Your success is dependent on your productivity. Productivity requires the use of executive functioning skills: flexible thinking, impulse control, prioritizing, etc....
Neurodiversity is our Final Frontier

Neurodiversity is our Final Frontier

Neurodiversity is the final frontier of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion movement. The central aim of the D.E.I. movement is improving societal efficacy through the empowerment of people groups who have experienced a history of discrimination. Discrimination...
The A, B, C’s of Neurodiversity

The A, B, C’s of Neurodiversity

As an educator with over 20 years of experience in school administration, I am well-versed in issues related to learning differences and disabilities/neurodiversity. However, it was not until I began mothering a child with these differences that neurodiversity became...
Dyslexia: Covert Operator or Creative Ally Part 2

Dyslexia: Covert Operator or Creative Ally Part 2

Last week we discussed Dyslexia, the Covert Operator; this week, I would like to discuss how you can turn this deviant into a Creative Ally. We have already established that Dyslexia is a master of disguise, camouflage, and evasion. To master anything requires...