Auburn University – College of Education – Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling

During 10 incredible days in Auburn I met 7 inspirational women. Each of them experts in the field of Education, Special Education, Rehabilitation and/or Counseling I am indebted to Dr. Cari Dunn for organising my schedule. My timetable at AU gave me the opportunity to teach two classes (more on this in a later blog)… Read More Auburn University – College of Education – Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling

Toodle Pip!

During my time at Auburn University I visited Kate Larkin of the Auburn Alumni Association. As well as generously giving me lots of gorgeous Auburn University ‘swag’ Kate kindly arranged for me to meet two wonderful individuals – a father and his son who had recently experienced a very significant bereavement, the death of the… Read More Toodle Pip!

A lesson in the history and future of special education

Cotting School is 125 years old -pretty impressive, but the really impressive thing is the fact that Cotting is America’s first school for children with disabilities. In 1893, two pioneering orthopedic surgeons from the Children’s Hospital in Boston, Dr. Augustus Thorndike and Dr. Edward Bradford, saw the need to educate children whose physical challenges prevented… Read More A lesson in the history and future of special education