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Neurodiversity, Studying, and Teaching Language #355

Sat, Nov 21, 16:45-18:15 JST | Zoom 29 Posters
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Neurodiversities. What are they and how do they affect performance in the language classroom? This poster will look at the impact of ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, color issues and how they affect learning for nearly 12.6 million people in Japan. Come and learn the facts and how to help students who appear to be struggling in mainstream classrooms. The poster will cover what clues to look for and where to find publicly-available resources.

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Alexandra Burke

Alexandra Burke

Public System Educator & Neurodiversity Advocate
Alexandra Burke has taught all levels of the Japanese public school system from university to kindergarten. A former systems examiner & public health policy officer from Australia, she's been researching how students with neurodiversity experience language education in Japan. Burke presents on practical classroom strategies to improve outcomes for students and won Poster Session A at JALT2019. She is also a contributor to the MindBrainEd SIG Think Tank and is also published in the Language Teacher: JALT Praxis, Younger Learners in May/June 2020,