124: How to Figure Out if You Have Learning Disabilities & What to Do About It w/ Katherine Schantz, The Lab School of Washington [Main T4C episode]
Katherine Schantz, EdM, CAS has served as the Head of school at The Lab School of Washington since 2009. Ms. Schantz has more than 35 years of experience in the field of learning differences and ADHD. She has taught at all educational levels — from public schools, to specialized independent..
“When you find yourself going down a false pathway, but you’re not really cut out for that piece of the program, you can quit and reverse directions.”
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“Be a little risk taker with your novel thoughts, your way out ideas, because they might really be right on target.”
“I would be almost sick before I would go to work, and I needed this job because it was one of the ways I was supporting my doctoral work. But I got to a point where I just knew I could not persevere. It wasn’t my skillset. It was too isolating for me. And even though I needed the money, I finally quit and I have never felt so good in my life.”
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