Webinar with Prufrock Press on When Your Child Learns Differently

This webinar focuses on helping families and school communities collaborate to support students who learn differently and/or navigate special education services. Advocating for a child who learns differently can sometimes feel like an isolating and daunting task, but attendees of this webinar will leave equipped with practical suggestions, policy knowledge, and an empowering reminder that they are not alone.

Recorded on September 29, 2020.

Radio Friends with Paul Pepper

“I wanted the book to be practical. I wanted the book to talk through the IEP process: through identification, annual meetings, navigating goals, policies, accommodations and modifications, and I wanted to write it in a way that makes sense, is accessible.” — KATHRYN FISHMAN-WEAVER, author of ‘When Your Child Learns Differently’ April 13, 2020

Book Launch and Inclusion Celebration

In addition to literary goodness, our event at Skylark Bookshop included a resource fair with CoMO SEPTA and Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders and performances by both the DanceAbility and Special Olympics Missouri dance teams.

Enjoy our overview and then pick up your own copy of Dr. KFW’s new book “When Your Child Learns Differently.”

Mind Matters Podcast: Social Connections and Self-Care at School

A Conversation with Emily Kirsher-Morris

“For even the most academically successful student, the social aspect of school can be incredibly stressful. When you add the complexity of being gifted or twice-exceptional, school can be overwhelming. On episode 29 we talk with Dr. Kathryn Fishman-Weaver about the social impact of the educational experience for gifted girls.”

Thank you Emily and The Mind Matters Podcast for inviting me for this important conversation.

3-Minute Podcast: Talking about Courage

The last 90 seconds of this 3-minute podcast may be the best thing you hear all day. As a researcher and author, my work explores how courage and storytelling can transform schools. So when my favorite seven-year asked if I would join her for a conversation about courage, my heart sang

HerTomorrow: Unmasking Four Big Achievement Myths

“HerTomorrow Columbia 2018’s Dr. Kathryn Fishman-Weaver shares the results of years of research that truly unmasked myths our culture has thought to be true for years. Find out if you believe some of these myths!”

Thank you for the HerTomorrow community for the invitation to share these ideas.

Cultivating Courage in Schools

Why do we need courage in schools? What does it look like to cultivate courage in our schools? Check out this video originally prepared for a Speaker’s Series Lecture at Colégio Damas (Recifie, Pernambuco)