Stereotype Life

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Kate Mohler on bipolar disorder, accommodations, self-care and supporting colleagues

Episode 11



Transcript created by Frankie Martinez.


In this episode, we discuss

Kate Mohler on bipolar disorder, accommodations, self-care and supporting colleagues. What is bipolar disorder like? What accommodations can we make for students. How can colleagues be more supportive?

Highlights include:

  1. On bipolar disorder and her manic episode (2:39)
  2. The importance of a support network (6:42)
  3. What is Crip Time? (8:05)
  4. What are some accommodations we can make? (10:13)
  5. How we can be supportive (15:11)

Resources Mentioned


About Kate Mohler

Kate Mohler earned a B.A. in English from Bemidji State University in Minnesota in 1989 and an MFA in creative writing from Arizona State University in 1994. She has taught composition for Mesa Community College since 1995. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2016.


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