Meeting Mathew, featured in Teaching Tolerance Magazine, leads readers through the process of planning and conducting a disclosure meeting as a way of helping students relate to a peer with a hidden disability. Before doing that, however, teachers can benefit from looking more closely at their own relationship with such a student. This can help them empathize with the impatience and confusion the rest of the class might feel at times, while also acknowledging ways they can work with the student and his family in a more positive and productive way.
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