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(community and personal)
problems addressed by TIA:
violence, drug abuse, alcoholism, other addictions, road rage, office
rage, bullying, homelessness, teenage rebellion, thrill-seeking and
depression, major crime, even illiteracy, high divorce rates and
personal problems that lead to neuroses, bankruptcy or emotional
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The Author and
Turning It Around
Bill Allin: Canadian sociologist, philosopher and educator of children
The TIA support team:
- United States
India, Canada, United States
designers - Brazil, Canada
Designer - United States
designer - Canada
readers and project supporters:
America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa
The support group: Turning It Around has members on
six continents. Join us and learn more than you can imagine.
TIA presents the tools needed to
solve personal problems that become major social problems. No religious
reformation, no radical political idealism, no miracles. The program
will work on any political platform.
major issues challenge our ability to cope with life's problems and
encumber our governments with outrageous tax burdens.
you not seen the solutions discussed in TIA before? Politicians and
education leaders look for political solutions, not people solutions.
Your community needs solutions that apply to children, that may be
taught to children before they get into trouble as adolescents or as
solutions to both social and personal problems are available, but hard
to find. TIA will make them available to
everyone. Better still, TIA will make them available
before problems develop, to children, who will then be able to avoid
crippling personal problems as they get older.
Allin considers himself an ordinary person who thinks extraordinary
thoughts. He insists that all arguments and plans must be anchored in
reality, must make sense and the plans must be easy to
understand, affordable and simple to implement. He has diplomas,
degrees and postgraduate degrees from Ryerson University, York
University and University of Toronto (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education) respectively.
extraordinary hidden disabilities, near-feral childhood and classroom
teaching experience gave him a unique perspective on how children
learn, where and when they learn, what kinds of things they learn and
from whom. These cast strong doubts on accepted wisdom about how and
when early childhood learning begins to form the foundation on which
the adult is later built. And about how social problems can be avoided
in adolescents and adults. What he has discovered applies to every
person in every culture. It also gives us unexpected hope for a better
his wife live in New Brunswick, Canada, communicating daily with
professionals and just plain folks around the world.
Turning It Around: Causes and Cures for Today's Epidemic Social Problems