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by Thomas Armstrong
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Thomas Armstrong has been an educator for the
past 40 years. He worked for several years as a
special education teacher in the United States
and Canada, developed courses in human development
for colleges and universities in the San
Francisco Bay area, and served as an educational
consultant for schools in New York State. For the
past 26 years, he has been an author, keynote speaker, and workshop
leader in 43 states and 19 countries.
Armstrong is the author of 15 books, including six with ASCD: Multiple
Intelligences in the Classroom, 3rd edition, ADD/ADHD Alternatives
in the Classroom, Awakening Genius in the Classroom, The Multiple Intelligences
of Reading and Writing, The Best Schools, and Neurodiversity in
the Classroom. His other books include 7 Kinds of Smart, In Their Own
Way, The Myth of the A.D.D. Child, The Human Odyssey, and The Power
of Neurodiversity. His books have been translated into 26 languages,
including Chinese, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, and Portuguese. He has
also written for Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Parenting, and
many other periodicals and journals in the United States and abroad.
184 Neurodiversity in the Classroom
Armstrong's clients have included the Children's Television Workshop
(the creators of Sesame Street), the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the European
Council of International Schools, the Republic of Singapore, and
several state departments of education. He lives in Sonoma County,
California, in a pink Victorian with his wife and two Shih Tzu dogs. You
can reach the author by mail at P.O. Box 548, Cloverdale, CA 95425; by
phone at 707-894-4646 (land line) or 707-328-2659 (cell); by fax at 707-894-4474; or by e-mail at email@example.com. His website
and blog are at www.thomasarmstrong.com.
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