Learning to Slay the Beasts Podcast

A podcast for health conscious adults focused on learning to overcome all the mentally, physically and emotionally challenging things in life or ‘beasts‘, like food allergies and intolerances, mental health issues (anxiety, OCD, depression), eating disorders, autoimmune and neuroimmune disorders, health and relationship issues…

Episode 102: How to Make Classrooms More Inclusive with DJ Nicholson

Posted on January 18th, 2022

UPDATED with FULL FILE 01-23-2022

This week we welcome DJ Nicholson, Director of Inclusiveology. After 26 years in public education, DJ retired early to progress her life's mission to include every child in learning.  

At Inclusiveology she focuses on growing inclusive school communities through professional development and coaching. We chat about some of the issues that DJ sees in schools, how education can be more inclusive and some of the tools that Inclusiveology recommends.

Web: https://www.inclusiveology.com/

IG: Inclusiveology

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As always, this podcast is based on experiences and should not be construed as medical or professional advice. Please speak with your own medical professional.



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Pendulum by S.E. German

My middle-grade fiction novel Pendulum by S.E. German is available on FriesenPressBarnes and Noble, Amazon Worldwide (Amazon.com,  Amazon.ca) and more!

Ben struggles with his mental health following an infection. He visits countless doctors and endures endless treatments all while trying to manage middle grade trials like his family moving, his first crush and playing competitive sports. This heartwarming story will build empathy and give you a glimpse into how Ben creates hope for the future.  

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