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Beyond IQ: 5 Ways To Reframe Success And Smarts

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When Scott Barry Kaufman was in elementary school, he lagged behind other students, in large part because a series of ear infections as a toddler made it difficult for him to process words in real time.

Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:

I am all too familiar with the concept of neurodiversity, even before learning about the movement due to my son’s issues. My father, now a retired educator, was fascinated with "learning styles’ as they related to the concepts portrayed in this article, and the issues I had in school, as well as those my son has now, make me fully aware of this. 


Those who are in e-learning, m-learning and tech comm should read this article. It helps to provide a mental framework for understanding who needs to be reached in a broad audience, and how different methods can be beneficial in the output of content. 


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog. All content is the owner's opinions, and does not reflect those of her employers past or present.

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