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Kit includes collection of Dr. Lori Desautels’ research and writings addressing the emotional, social, and academic health of students SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, has released a free resource kit to help educators address the emotional, social, and academic health of all students. The kit includes an expansive collection of research and writings by scholar, author, and speaker Dr. Lori Desautels on neuroanatomy and the science behind strategies that help students — and those who work with them — to better understand themselves and their needs, and to prime the brain for learning. The kit, “Brain-Aligned Strategies: Addressing the Emotional, Social, and Academic Health of all Students,” can be downloaded at: https://www.presencelearning.com/resources/content-library/brain-aligned-strategies-lori-desautels/ “One third of all students in K-12 are walking into classrooms with a brain architecture that is not neurobiologically wired to attend, synthesize, and retrieve academic content,” said Dr. Desautels. “The brain-aligned strategies highlighted in the new resource kit provide a plethora of ways educators can begin to engage students, build connections, and deepen learning.” In addition to the resource kit, Dr. Desautels also recently partnered with PresenceLearning to lead the webinar “Big Ideas…

A student’s emotional, social, and academic health are all interrelated — at the individual level, class level, and even the school level. This collection of writings by Dr. Lori Desautels focuses on neuroanatomy and the science behind strategies that help students —and those who work with them — to better understand themselves and their needs, and to prime the brain for learning.

The first webinar in the “Eureka! Big Ideas for Big Changes in SPED” webinar series was with scholar, author, and speaker Dr. Lori Desautels. During “Big Ideas in Neuroscience: Brains, Behavior and Engagement for Students and SPED Leaders,” Dr. Desautels discusses how understanding neurodiversity is the first step to creating a positive learning climate for all students. After the webinar, our co-founder and co-CEO Clay Whitehead and Dr. Desautels answered webinar attendee questions about neuroscience’s role in behavior management. Below is a summary of their discussion. Clay: You mentioned, in the latter half of the presentation, that some educators you work with have set up an amygdala reset station for teachers to use. What’s in those stations? Dr. Desautels: These amygdala first aid stations, or…

This year, special education administrators, educators, and related services professionals have joined PresenceLearning to watch 464,470 minutes (that’s 321 DAYS!) of webinars and videos, and have downloaded thousands of copies of ebooks, white papers, resource kits, and infographics. We work hard to bring you insights from some of the best and brightest minds in the field, and we thank you for your continued interest and support! In 2017, we brought you professional development webinars by Dr. Lori Desautels, LeDerick Horne and Dr. Margo Izzo, Dr. Randy Sprick, Dr. Howie Knoff, Dr. Jeanne Wanzek, and Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson, as well as a special summertime legal update on special education law as it pertains to discipline and mental health by Julie Weatherly, Esq. We also updated three…

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