In this episode, we speak with Alys about the union between minimalism and supporting our neurodiverse students. We discuss how to create a calm and supportive physical environment for students in order to leverage engagement. Her pare down pointer is about the importance of making time, especially at the beginning of the year.
Alys Baines is a passionate educational needs educator looking to use children's talents to guide them in their educational journey. She has a B.A. in Child Development and 2 Masters degrees in learning and behavioral challenges. She's absolutely crazy about horses with the aim to eventually merge both passions together to support children, teens and adults through equine assisted therapy.
Professional Learning Partnerships empower educators to transform learning, leadership and culture in school districts by leveraging key ideas from brain science, so that all students can thrive. Find out more at learningpartnerships.org