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Sometimes life can be a bit s*!t but let's not be defined by our failures. Take 30 minutes out and listen to Maff Potts' interesting take on the meaning of life.

The Power of "Yes" - Along his twenty-year writerly journey, Kwame Alexander received hundreds of rejections. But, he never let other people’s NOs define him. And, it paid off in 2015 when he won the coveted Newbery Medal. Kwame shares how saying yes transformed his career and life and how it can transform yours too.

"We all have unique weaknesses," he says. "If we're honest about what they are, we can learn how to best take advantage of them."

Coronavirus and 'Lockdown'

Coping with Lockdown for those with Autism

"What is Coronavirus". An accessible format for those with learning difficulties

Activities for children

Sensory Craft Ideas

Videos to brighten up your day

How a boy became an artist

How to escape education's death valley

The most powerful woman you've never heard of

How changing your story can change your life

How autism freed me to be myself

The power of believing that you can improve

A child of the state

Every kid needs a champion

A guerrilla gardener in South Central LA

How to build a resilient future using ancient wisdom

The transformative power of classical music

The political power of being a good neighbor

Bring on the learning revolution!

A love letter to realism in a time of grief

Why we all need to practice emotional First Aid


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