Kellie's Blog

Topic: Teaching

The role of hope in educating my son with autism

Posted In: Teaching, Autism

Here is a speech I gave this month to educators and community service agencies on the role of hope in raising our son with autism. With support from a social worker and his anxious parents, Connor will be moving into his own apartment next month, an unbelievable feat.Connor with his new Godzilla shower curtain Connor…

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World Autism Awareness Day and grown son

Posted In: Inspiration, Teaching, Autism

Today is World Autism Awareness Day and being observed around the world, with buildings as famous as the Eiffel Tower lit up blue to bring attention to this issue. My son Connor is now 21. He was diagnosed at age 4 with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Non-Specified (PDD-NOS). A terrifying mouthful for the young…

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Mentoring – a life practice

Posted In: Teaching, Coaching, Business

I just gave a speech on mentoring to a group here in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada that I thought I’d share with you :) Mentoring – a life practice Luncheon speech by Kellie Garrett, March 21, 2014 to Mentors & Protégés, Edwards School of Business Mentorship Program, University…

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