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The Dyslexia Quest is the fastest growing media platform in all of the special education genre, featuring interviews with the leading experts in the field of intelligence, learning, flourishing and neurodiversity, as well as profiling uber- successful dyslexics to share their story and wisdom . The Dyslexia Quest tackles the holistic experience of being a dyslexic( think: shame, struggles, and joys) with a secret( shhh) backdoor agenda of empowerment.
 
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Join us for this episode with Holly Combs on the Art of the Sticker -- speaking about labels for people with learning differences, or other differences. Holly helps makes sense of labels and words that may have been hurtful, and helps many people find power and freedom apart from labels. As Executive Director of the Department of Public Words, ...…
 
Join us for this great discussion and resourced-filled episode with parenting coach Darlynn Childress of "The Parenting Path" where she outlines the Behavior Cycle and how to raise children with emotional connection, even through the hardest moments. FROM CHAOS TO CALM Become a Parenting Pathfinder today! The Parenting Path is a parenting model ...…
 
Join us for this episode on "Understanding Your (and Your Child's) Unique Human Design" with Raquel Reyna, spiritualized business coach. Elisheva talks with Raquel about tapping into strengths and weaknesses, particularly for people with non-traditional learning styles like dyslexia -- and how to understand it better via human design on a deepe ...…
 
Join us for this insightful episode with Dr . Rebecca Resnik, therapist, speaker, and founder of the psychology group Resnik Associates. She discusses How to Teach Children the Art of Perseverance, an important topic in our parenting journey. Dr. Resnik is an approved American Psychological Association Continuing Education Provider, which means ...…
 
Join us for this powerful talk with author Peter Harrower who tells us about his dyslexia journey and his new book, "The World Through My Dyslexic Eyes." A word from Peter Harrower: "I have a Learning Disability and Dyslexia. Most of the time I felt like I wasn't normal. I don't think I’ll ever be normal. Compared to everybody I felt like an ou ...…
 
Join us for the great discussion with author Katherine Lewis on her book "The Good News About Bad Behavior -- Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever And What To Do About It." A new and surprising problem has quietly been developing in the current generation of children: they are out of control. A recent study of first-graders found they could ...…
 
Join us for this useful and inspiring episode about how to build reading confidence for your dyslexic child with a tool called Simple Word Books for decoding simple words. Cigdem has a passion for helping children and it shows in her depth of work and beautiful resources. Want more on building your child's self-esteem? Join our 8-Week Parenting ...…
 
Join us for this episode on Math for Dyslexic Children with Adrianne Meldrum, owner of "Math for Middles" - a multisensory math program available in online math tutoring and lessons. Her multisensory approach works with your child's inherent strengths. She walks us through how to approach math assistance specifically for children and middle sch ...…
 
Join us for this conversation about helping dyslexic children with Spelling via a method called Structured Word Inquiry. Spelling can be a tricky, frustrating area of school for dyslexic students. Our guest Emily O'Connor, M.A.T comes back for a second time to talk through specific methods for spelling. She is a dyslexic learner herself, and sh ...…
 
Join us for this interactive, helpful episode on how a 5 minute technique of Tapping, or EFT, can be a tangible, useful and easy method to help children with anxiety, stress, trauma, and big feelings -- with our guest Dr. Maria Ortner. Tapping can be a great tool for parents to teach their children to manage anxiety with specific actions. We di ...…
 
Join us for this conversation as we discuss how to better understand and support twice-exceptional children and adults (2e = twice exceptional) with Julie Skolnick, M.A., J.D., founder of With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC. She passionately guides parents of gifted and distractible children, mentors 2e adults, and collaborates with and advises ...…
 
Join us for this episode as we delve into the world of Highly Sensitive Persons (HSP) and how to best support a highly sensitive child. This can go hand-in-hand with dyslexia, so it may be a topic that resonates with a specific group of our Dyslexia Quest audience. Julie specializes in the trait of high sensitivity and has helped thousands of h ...…
 
Join us for Part 2 of the Katie Garner interview as we uncover The Sneaky Backdoor Secrets to Unlock Reading for The Dyslexic Mind. Katie brings a wealth of knowledge on these secrets to help student access the sounds and recall them. Katie Garner, M.Ed. (author of best-selling book, Secret Stories® Cracking the Reading Code with the Brain in M ...…
 
Join us for a discussion on Why Some Logical Thinkers Especially Have a Hard Time With Reading --with Katie Garner, author of Secret Stories - Cracking the Reading Code with the Brain in Mind. She is an internationally known educational speaker, author, and literacy consultant with 25 years of elementary classroom experience. Katie has a passio ...…
 
Join us for this empowering conversation where Delphine Rule talks with us about how to teach your child to advocate for themselves in the classroom. From first learning to speak up, to helping them persevere when the advocacy road gets challenging, Delphine guides and encourages us to help our kids find their voice and learn to get their needs ...…
 
In this episode, we talk with Rosa Berland and Helen Roussel about their journeys with their children and lessons learned on how to advocate fiercely and effectively for dyslexia services. They generously offer to help others, so stay tuned to the end to get their information. They are passionate about the creative and transformative power of t ...…
 
Successful mom and entrepreneur forged through her dyslexia and emerged as a successful CEO of the She-Compass organization, built to inspire girls and women. Join us for this fantastic episode.
 
Join us for this fantastically useful episode with author and parent advocate Cheri Rae, author of "DyslexiaLand." Cheri Rae gives us some great words of wisdom and encouragement as we search for resources to help our children, assess what schools are telling us, and devise our own plan suited for our children. "The timetable is the one that YO ...…
 
How to Succeed in School When You Struggle with Organization, Time management, Homework, Studying, Responsibility, Motivation, & Focus -- with Seth Perler, Executive Function and 2E Coach (twice exceptional). Join us for this great episode with Seth Perler, MeD Gifted Education. He walks us through the process of helping students function with ...…
 
Join us for this amazing episode with successful dyslexic and young tech entrepreneur, Cliff Weitzman on how he created a tech solution for dyslexics like himself to turn text into speech, and earned a spot on "Forbes 30 under 30." A senior at Brown University and Google Student ambassador, Weitzman has come up with a solution to reading disord ...…
 
Food is fuel. Learn to cook with your child and and for your dyslexic child from author of "Easy Read Recipes Cookbook," Leanne Foreman, mother of dyslexic and ADHD children. Join us for this episode with cookbook author Leanne Foreman who created "Easy Read Recipes" that make it as easy as possible to follow a recipe and eat healthy - specific ...…
 
Join us for this incredible talk, as Ashley Roberts, dyslexia advocate and IDA Houston Director (as of Jan 2019), talks with us about helping parents navigate the beginning of a dyslexia journey. It can be an overwhelming, stressful, confusing time for parents and their child, and she walks us through it with compassion and wisdom. She works to ...…
 
In this episode, Elisheva and Julie Lythcott-Haims discuss her book "How to Raise an Adult", and Julie draws on research, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, their stressed-out parents, and soci ...…
 
Join us for this episode with Jordan Toma, a speaker and advocate for children with dyslexia and learning disabilities. Jordan's strong and inspiring message for young students with learning disabilities is geared towards 8th grade to high school students their parents and teachers. He is currently working as a Financial Advisor and started his ...…
 
Are boys adrift? Does gender even matter? Let's dive into how you can unleash your sons motivation and ambition, and raise an unanxious daughter. Join us for this incredible interview with Dr. Leonard Sax, MD Phd and author, as he guides us to help both boys and girls deal with motivation, societal pressures, and school pressures. Dr. Leonard S ...…
 
Join us for this inspiring podcast episode about Cigdem Knebel's work on building your Dyslexic child's reading confidence with Simple Word Books and decoding simple words. She has a passion for helping children and it shows in her resources and all her work. Cigdem's story: From a very early age, my son had a passion for books. Unfortunately, ...…
 
How do children thrive? As a parent, you probably think about this all the time. You want your children to have happy, healthy, and meaningful lives—but what’s the best way to support them? In this episode, developmental pediatrician and parent Dr. Mark Bertin provides a positive, simple, and empowering approach for raising children of all ages ...…
 
Join us for this episode with Dr. Adam Price, Ph.D., author of "He's Not Lazy." Why are some teenage boys unmotivated? Why do they spend endless hours playing video games or glued to their phones and social media sites instead of studying? Is this a sign of laziness or something more troubling? As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Adam Price has fou ...…
 
An expert on helping differntly-wired children, Debbie Reber is a parenting activist, New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, and speaker who, before creating TiLT, spent more than fifteen years writing inspiring books for women and teens and speaking about issues like media literacy, self-esteem, and confidence. But when Debbie learne ...…
 
Our guest Dr. David Gleason is a neuropsychologist and author of the book "At What Cost?: Defending Adolescent Development in Fiercely Competitive Schools." Students with dyslexia, ADHD, and reading difficulties are often at risk of feeling overwhelmed and stressed. Dr. Gleason walks parents through striving for balance as we raise children and ...…
 
Our guests Kate Power and Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth join us to discuss their new illustrated book on dyslexia. They both have dyslexia, they have dyslexic children, and they currently thrive in their creative design careers. This uplifting episode reveals insights into amazing dyslexic people and will help you embrace the differences and strengths ...…
 
Dr. Dan Siegel has written over 20 books, including a variety of parenting books. He is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, the founding co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, and the executive director of the Mindsight institute (his credentials go on!). His book, The Yes Brain: How to Cultiva ...…
 
Jade Rivera’s work will completely resonate with so many of us. With her unique experience working with neurodivergent children, we unpack what it means to be an alternative learner. We uncover what it means to have these needs that conventional education is not addressing. This episode explores: Microschools and Jade’s work developing these in ...…
 
Barbara Steinberg, founder of PDF Reading Specialists, LLC, quests with us today and shares about her journey inspiring others. She is the founder of PDX Reading Specialist, LLC and also offers teacher training on proper instruction for students with dyslexic type difficulties. She shares a template parents can use to structure conversations to ...…
 
Our guest Dean Bragonier is Founder and Executive Dyslexic of NoticeAbility, an organization that helps you unlock dyslexic strengths. He asks: What if you were in a classroom where you were understood? What if learning in school focused on the skills that came easy to you? How would that have changed the way you thought about school? How would ...…
 
This Dyslexic Woman Sued The New York State Bar Examination, Changing Disability Law Forever -- Interview with Dr. Marilyn Bartlett. Dr. Marilyn Bartlett is a professor of Educational Leadership (school administration certification) and educational law at Texas A&M University Kingsville. She is also a professor at the Institute for Special Educ ...…
 
Our guest Scott Sonnon has had an interesting, heartbreaking, and inspiring journey. Despite doctors and teachers claiming that he would “never amount to anything academically or athletically,” Scott Sonnon overcame childhood obesity, learning disabilities, and joint disease -- he's now a martial arts champion, author, and dyslexia advocate. No ...…
 
Nelson Lauver is a nationally syndicated radio broadcaster (150+ radio stations), a dyslexic, an award winning author, an entrepreneur, a storyteller and foundation founder. Nelson’s inspiring journey of triumph, from an emotionally and physically abused illiterate boyhood, to an actualized adulthood–as an poignant agent of change, has inspired ...…
 
Are you easily distracted by the tapping of your co-workers pencil, by your family member talking loudly on the phone, or by a barking dog? Researchers have been investigating the differences between people with different levels of distractibility, or levels of ” sensory gating”. Turns out people with low sensory gating or “leaky filters” are c ...…
 
Dr. Peter Gray is a research psychologist, viral TEDx presenter, professor at Boston college, author, and a brilliant and controversial learning theorist. Dr. Gray’s research specializes in the role and importance of play in learning, and how non traditional student-driven educational environments affect students in the long term, like the Unsc ...…
 
Renee Jain is the founder and chief storyteller of Go Zen. She teaches skills of happiness and resilience through fun media that engages kids — and parents too! She is a mama herself and podcast host who believes feeling good is actually a skill we can practice and develop. Renee discuss why we should practice things like gratitude, shift our m ...…
 
Jessica Hamman comes on to talk about why so many schools struggle to identify and properly accommodate dyslexia. You will love hearing her explain and give advice on what parents can say and do to support the schools and teachers in getting the proper resources they need to help your child. Founder of Educator Learning Lab, Jessica started her ...…
 
Are you the kind of dyslexic individual that knows you have skills, talents and abilities? Do you want to manifest success and purpose in your life? Maybe you feel trapped because the traditional career paths don't seem right for you? Do you know you want to create something on your own terms but it seems so daunting or overwhelming and you do ...…
 
Margaret Rooke is a mother to a daughter with dyslexia, and their own journey is what catapulted her to write two amazing books! The first was "Creative, Successful, Dyslexic: 23 High Achievers Share Their Stories" where she talked to prominent famous people (Like Richard Branson!). The latest is "Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time)", ...…
 
Easily a favorite episode — Listen as we get into the STRENGTH SWITCH with author, professor and psychologist, Lea Waters. Lea’s work inspires parents (and others) to shift to a strength based perspective of children. Her insight is extremely moving! Perhaps you remember the feeling as a child of not having the language to describe your strengt ...…
 
We often hear advice for younger students through high school....but there is another leap in development that happens when dyslexic students get to college! This episode is all about how to crush it in college as a dyslexic student. There are many different ways to support students at the college level- and Kim helps us discover them! We talk ...…
 
7 marathons - on 7 continents - in 7 days! Our fascinating guest, Jared Blank, has accomplished this amazing feat- the World Marathon Challenge! Jared has been running for the IDA (international Dyslexia Association). Guess what he calls his superpower? Jared attributes his resilience and endurance to his childhood experience grappling with dys ...…
 
Will Richardson is changing the way we think about education. He quests with us about the role of school. We unpack the unacknowledged truth about most schools today and how it's impacting our kids future. What is the purpose of sending kids to of school ANYWAYS?! We get into what we are REALLY trying to accomplish through schooling in the long ...…
 
Surprisingly, perfectionism might manifest itself in various ways. Often times students with hidden perfectionistic ideals might go undetected because they seem messy, lazy, unorganized or seem like they are not trying (*hint*: this is risk avoidance! For example, they would rather take the 0 grade by not trying vs trying and getting an 80% gra ...…
 
What does homework look like at your home? Is your child stressed and overwhelmed with homework??Are you looking for advice on how to tackle the homework drama??!! YES?!! This is the episode for you. Shawn Simon, an educational therapist, gives us real life tips and tools you can use today. Listen to learn how to engage your kids in this (somet ...…
 
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