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Podcast Series on Autism and Neurodiversity with Guest, Laura Barr

Written by Bethany Todd, in Collaboration with Laura Barr What is Neurodiversity? Neurodivisity is defined as the range of differences in individual brain function and behavioral traits, regarded as part of normal variation in the human population (used especially in the context of autistic spectrum disorders). Syrucuse Univsersity states that, “For many autistic people, neurodiversity […]

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Empowering Girls to Respond to Social Aggressive Bullying

By Bethany Todd, in collaboration with Laura Barr   Bullying behavior can look different coming from a girl versus a boy. While boys tend to bully more physically, girls bullying behavior is often more “socially aggressive”. This aggression is often manipulative behavior that happens away from the eyes of teachers and sometimes parents; it’s hidden. […]

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Tips and Services for Parents Relocating to Denver

Written by Bethany Todd and Jen Rigsby   Each year thousands of families move to different cities pursuing career possibilities or a better lifestyle.  While some family members may be excited and inspired by the move, others may feel a sense of stress, anxiety and fear of the unknown.  For young children, the stress of […]

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Summer Resources and Programs for Gifted Students in Denver

Written by Bethany Todd, in Collaboration with Laura Barr Are you wondering what to do with your gifted student over the summer? Below is a list of resources and ideas for engaging gifted children, as well as resources to create community for your child and family. Summer is one of the best times for social interaction […]

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e.Merging’s Educational Consulting and Assessment Services

Written by Bethany Todd What are the best schools for STEM education? Can you help me find the right fit for my child? These are common questions our clients ask. At e.Merging, we understand that every child is unique. Therefore, we provide a wide range of services, working with our clients to create a personalized education plan […]

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Parents Get Inclusive

Written by Bethany Todd, in collaboration with Laura Barr Inclusion is a mindset. Inclusion is a culture. Inclusion is a right. Inclusion goes beyond the classroom. It’s a community e.Merging has partnered with Enlightened Inclusion. We join them in their mission: “committed to transforming the conversation around what it takes to create a culture that intentionally […]

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PIN Event: Presentation by Laura Barr

PIN, Parent Information Network, with Cherry Creek School District is hosting PIN Presentations. Join PIN on Tuesday, November 1st to be inspired by Laura Barr as she engages, through story, what she has learned from raising and serving children with learning differences.  This talk is designed to be motivational while also providing tips and tricks […]

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Common Assessments: What they Are and What we Use

Written by Bethany Todd, in collaboration with Ous Badwan. Dr. Badwan provides clinical and assessment services tailored to the young child population through his practice at Birch Psychology. Learn more about Ous and Birch Psychology here.    All assessments provide information about a child. They are valuable as we determine what each child needs. Below, you will […]

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Enlightened Inclusion and our Parent Education Series

e.Merging is excited to announce  Laura Barr’s participation and creation of a new non-profit called Enlightened Inclusion.  This fall, Enlightened Inclusion, will be sponsoring Lunch and Learn Series.  Come listen, share, and eat with speakers who are on a mission to “enlighten” parents about pressing inclusion topics. Enlightened Inclusion Mission: to compel a substantial shift in the national culture, design, and […]

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Denver Resources, Programs and Supports for ALL Families

E.Merging is proud to provide resources for families in Denver to organizations, services, educational activities, volunteer opportunities and support services.  As Denver families head into a new school year, we wanted to remind and update you about organizations that serve human beings with differences of all kinds.  It is our mission, at e.Merging, to teach […]

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