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Are you an adult with learning disabilities (LD) or dyslexia? Do you often feel invisible in your everyday life because no one understands you? Have you been told you have LD—but don’t know what that means? Do you work with, teach, or live with someone who has LD? If so, these podcasts are for you! Each episode is full of practical, free tips and tricks to challenge and inspire you. We’ll share laughs, stories, and ideas that you can use today in your own life. I’m a professor who has been d ...
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How many times have you heard, "Did you hear me? Are you paying attention at all?" Everybody needs to listen. No matter where you are or who you are, we all need to understand what is going on around us. In fact, you're probably listening to a hundred different messages everyday--and aren't even aware of it. But, no matter where or when you listen-…
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Life is full of complexities: what to eat, what to wear, where to go, who to see, how to pay bills, how to meet a deadline, etc. These are typical questions, but for people with LD or dyslexia, they are even more complicated because of an invisible disability. Things that may seem relatively straightforward suddenly become a complicated maze for so…
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One of the best tricks that you will ever learn--and nobody will ever teach you--is how to figure out what you're doing RIGHT! You may know every detail of what you've done wrong, but not what you're already doing right. If this is a new way to look at yourself, you may want to try another approach. This type of self reflection can open many doors …
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Nothing can be more confusing or frustrating than making choices. Part of being a successful adult, either with or without disabilities, is finding two new doors and then figuring out which one to go through. Will the left door open to your dream job or just be more of the same? Will the right door show you new friendships or a way to meet your sig…
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Feedback is something that most people don't want to hear--but you get it anyway. It can be positive ("Yeah, great job!"), neutral ("Let's try that again"), or negative ("You really blew it that time"). It can be in words, gestures, or facial expressions. It can come from anyone at any time. The secret to feedback is to make it work for you--not ag…
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How many times have you heard, "Did you hear me? Are you paying attention at all?" Everybody needs to listen. No matter where you are or who you are, we all need to understand what is going on around us. In fact, you're probably listening to a hundred different messages everyday--and aren't even aware of it. But, no matter where or when you listen-…
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Communication is inter-woven into our everyday lives. How many times have you talked and talked--and talked--and still, nobody seems to hear you? That's the heart of communication; you have an idea, emotion, or reaction to share and you want someone to listen! But, if you have learning disabilities or dyslexia sometimes those messages get garbled o…
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Soft skills are a critical component to your everyday life because . . . if there's one thing that will drive you crazy, it's getting along with other people! Sometimes, it can be just a minor irritation--other times it's a full-blown problem that just won't go away. Because you probably never took a class about soft skills, we will spend lots of t…
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Everybody has problems and issues that they deal with every day. However, yours are unique. Your life is shaped by a little known or understood phenomena called “learning disabilities”—something that very few people understand. In this podcast, Dr. Price talks about the four types of learning disabilities (LD), including the most common one called …
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A concept that often goes hand-in-hand with LD and dyslexia is accommodations. Once you figure out for yourself what your LD is, the next step is to explore how to deal with it in meaningful ways every day. This podcast is full of tips, tricks, and scenarios about specific accommodations and why they can be important assets to you. Together we will…
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All of us have dreams. Some of them are small and simple; some are big and in technicolor. So, what are your dreams? How can you make them come true if you have LD or dyslexia? One of the most effective ways to make that happen is with a mentor. While mentorship sounds easy, it is often hard to start and then keep going. This podcast has multiple t…
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Right now, almost 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with learning disabilities or dyslexia. Is that you? If so, do you ever feel like nobody sees you for who you really are? Maybe you have felt disconnected from other people because you “don’t look like you have a disability”. Perhaps you’re frustrated or angry or lonely because no one seems …
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