Why are so many of the most extraordinary achievers in various fields also those with a mental health issue or learning difference? A panel of experts discuss the connection between ability, creativity and minds that are wired differently as well as what adults, parents and children can do to find and enhance their strengths while treating their weaknesses.
Dr. Gail Saltz is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at The New York Presbyterian Hospital, bestselling author and frequent television commentator; Steve Silberman is the author of Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity; Christopher Ramey, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Kansas; and Ira Flatow, the Award winning science correspondent and TV journalist, is the host of Science Friday®, heard weekly on PRI.
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