Richard Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed., has worked as a teacher and headmaster at residential special education facilities for the past thirty years. He holds three degrees in special education and serves as a consultant to several agencies and organizations. The father of three adult children, he lives with his wife in Barnstable, Massachusetts. He welcomes visitors to his website at www.ricklavoie.com DR MEL LEVINE is a professor of paediatrics at the University of North Carolina Medical School and the director of the university's Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning. He is the co-founder and co-chair of All Kinds of Minds, a non-profit institute that develops products and programmes to help parents, teachers, clinicians and children address differences in learning. He is a Rhodes scholar and graduate of Harvard Medical School.
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