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Patricia’s career as an author began with the support and encouragement of an English professor at Edgewood College and since then she’s determined to do what she can to provide support to other professors and to students too! Patricia offers a variety of presentations to inspire and inform!

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Because I Loved You is the best book I’ve ever read. I really felt like I was there and could feel what Patricia was feeling. I appreciated learning from her how she accomplished this in her writing.

-Lori Hansen, Student at Edgewood College.

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This woman’s story is amazing, and it shattered every stereotype or judgmental attitude I have ever had about women who give their babies up for adoption.

-Stacie

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As a center director for over 25 years and educator in early childhood for over 30 years, I was so impressed with Patricia Dischler’s simple, yet powerful message that will change the lives of children and educators forever.  Her messages focus on the value of allowing children to be children and teachers to be creative as well as imaginative as they guide the natural learning process for each and every child.  Patricia’s presentations make learning come to life as she provides example after example and story after story of realistic, creative opportunities she provided children daily in her business to discover, explore and imagine possibilities.  I was so impressed with her commitment to using ‘recycled’ materials to stimulate the five senses and turn the ordinary into the extra-ordinary as educators were reminded of taking “time” to allow children to be creative and “think” about the what if.  Our Tea Party Celebration with Patricia was indeed one of the most memorable experiences in my life, and will always remind me of the importance for teaching children the 3 C’s –  “curious, creative and courteous.

Dr. Kim Madsen, CFCS
Professor ~ Family & Consumer Sciences
Chadron State College

Patricia offers several presentations to help inspire students in their chosen field:

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Making A Difference: Choose more than your major, choose to make a difference!
This inspirational presentation will motivate any student to use what they are gaining in their education to make a difference in our world. Students will see how small moments can make a big impact, how their words and actions affect others, and how they can choose their attitude about the future and reach their goals in life!

Book Reading: Because I Loved You
Patricia can do a book reading for your students from her adoption memoir, Because I Loved You, sharing excerpts from the book as well as her experience in writing about her own life and getting it published. This book began as a Human Issue Study conducted while attending Edgewood College and was expanded to the complete book which is now sold worldwide and considered a must-have for adoption agencies across the country.

English Students:
The Many Roads to Being Published
This presentation will gives students information about the many paths for their writing talent: non-fiction, fiction, children & youth writing, media writing and more! Patricia shares insider tips for getting published, tips for self-publishing, and tips for expanding their creative skill as a writer.

Early Childhood Students:
Patricia can work with your professors to customize a presentation on the early childhood topics that their particular students struggle with.  View the full listing of Early Childhood & Child Care Topics.