Falling Forward! Where I will be this fall!

It looks like it will be an extremely busy fall for me! In addition to writing, exercising my responsibilities as the part time executive director of the Learning Disabilities Associatoin of Alberta, I will be conducting a number of seminars and presentations throughout Alberta. I am just beginning to post them all, along with links to more information. Check them out here! Download the Poster for the events in the Summer/Fall 2012.

An Accidental Advocate! Sharing the Story of a Family with Post Secondary Students!

Are you a Professor or Instructor in a post secondary educational setting? Some professors have advised me that they believe it is important that education students, as part of their pre-service training, gain an understanding about the impact on a family of having a child with disabilities. An Accidental Advocate is a great resource to provide the parental perspective. If you are interested in using the book as a text or as supplementary reading for your class, email me and I will send you a coupon for a complementary download of the book in an eBook format.

A New Book is in the Works!

I am beginning the hard work of writing my next book, tentatively titled, "Boxing Gloves Not Needed: Preventing Conflict in Special Education." And is always the case, writing ultimately is a team effort.

I need to thank the wonderful people who have been a part of the seminars I have conducted on "Preventing Conflict!" You are an integral part of this next book.


My Sister’s Creation: The World of Genetrix

I am a non fiction writer. My sister, Nancy Popovich, writes fiction! I have enjoyed, more than I can imagine, reading chapters from her new book, entitled, Genetrix: The Amity, as they roll off her computer in raw form. I find my self heavily invested in the characters in her book, and enjoy arguing about …

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The Measure of a Man

My brother-in-law is dying. Sam is in hospice care. His life is ebbing away. Yesterday, he struggled to wake-up. There was a parade of people who came to see him. They wanted to cheer him up, to help him pass time. They were shocked and uncomfortable with his obvious physical changes, changes which mirror cancer’s …

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Back in the Writing (Saddle) Again!

I wear a number of different hats! For some, having multiple roles might lead to an identity crisis. This has not been the case for me though others may have a different perspective! Part of the reason I generally do not suffer from identity confusion is that there is huge overlap, indeed synergy, in the …

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And why do you need another website, Kathryn?

As the editor, founder and owner of LDExperience.ca, the question might be raised, "Why create another website?" It is a fair question. Over time, LDExperience.ca has grown. Initially, it was my "baby," a project I nurtured with the help of webmaster extraordinaire, William Radvanyi from Trendsetting Services and the ecouragement of many others. But, as the …

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