Posts Tagged ‘Special Education’

SAFETY DOC PODCAST #100 | Force Majeure is the Ripcord of School Safety | Dr. David Perrodin, PhD [Podcast]

[Podcast] In 2011, I co-founded what would become one of the largest school-based positive behavior summits in the Midwest. As my partners and I crafted legal contracts with the conference center, vendors and presenters, we were introduced to the term “Force Majeure” which is very significant in Wisconsin in February. Ever since, I’ve considered force…

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The Perilous Practice of Exempting Disabled Students from Safety Drills | Attorney James Sibley | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #95

[PODCAST] Attorney James Sibley is a potent advocate for special needs students and their families fighting for fair treatment. In this episode of the Safety Doc Podcast, Attorney Sibley and host David Perrodin discuss the sprawling practice of limiting or exempting students with disabilities from school safety instruction, drills and access to threat reporting systems.…

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SAFETY DOC PODCAST #93 | Why the Sidelines of School Safety Are a Tragic Act of Kindness | Dr. David Perrodin, PhD

[PODCAST] Schools are exempting students with disabilities from participating in safety instruction and safety drills. These misplaced pardons are enabled via an incorrect application of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process or a district-generated parent “opt-out” form. First, let’s be clear that it is illegal to exempt students from mandated fire drills. However, the practice…

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Have We Crossed the Uncanny Valley? The Implications of Avatar Realism with Dr. David Perrodin | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #92

[PODCAST] Originally coined by Masahiro Mori in 1970, the term “uncanny valley” describes our strange revulsion toward things that appear nearly human, but not quite right. This revulsion usually involves robots, but can also include computer animations and some medical conditions. DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP92 THE UNCANNY VALLEY AND ANIMATED MOVIES There’s a…

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I’m Conducting Research with Iranian Professors and Then This Happens… | SAFETY DOC PODCAST 81 [Podcast]

PODCAST-Despite the fact that there have been several theories of personal resilience, and that some of the theories have suggested that there are more than one dimension, those theories have not focused on the person’s internal characteristics or provided an adequate elucidation of the exact components of adult personal resilience. Dr. Perrodin begins a discussion…

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Mainstreaming, Inclusion, Tolerance, Acceptance – Oh My! Unsnarling Conflated Terminology – SDP #19

  Listen to this episode at  https://tinyurl.com/SDP19-AUDIO   [podcast] “The Safety Doc” untangles the conflated terms mainstreaming and inclusion as well as the seemingly synonymous words tolerance and inclusion.  A clear-cut definition of each designation postures the listener to grapple with the practices of debate, protests, and the non-aggression principle – all of which are powerful…

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