Monthly Archives: August 2015

Guest Post by Patricia Norki Nater, author of Dance of the Antelope Finding Acute By Design was a godsend. Literally. Sometime last year as I was surfing the Craigslist website looking for part-time teaching and tutoring work and scrolling through … Continue reading

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As you’ve likely read in the news over the last week, megastore Target has announced that it will remove gender-based signage in its toy, bedding, and home decor sections. We here at AcuteByDesign are especially interested in the toy department. … Continue reading

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  This will be part of a series of posts about what lessons we can learn from different famous figures – whether they are authors, artists, thought leaders, politicians, humanitarian figures, or those important to diversity in this world. The … Continue reading

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Do you know what leitmotifs are? Did you know that they can help learning-disabled students begin reading and that they are used widely in Cory Hills’s book and CD project The Lost Bicycle? By now, you’ve likely seen Cory Hills’s … Continue reading

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