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Learning Differences Episodes

May 20, 2022

Episode 72. Lily’s Poem — Dyslexia from a Child’s Perspective

The May 2022 issue of Stone Soup, a literary magazine for children, features two poems written by Lily, a 13-year-old who has dyslexia.

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April 15, 2022

Episode 67. Unconditional Love: Rescues and Adopting Children from Di…

Harley’s story is one of unconditional love … the story of rescue and adoption … and the story of living with diabetes. A family nurse practitioner, Densie, who has a passion for rescues, also is a mom to four little …

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March 31, 2022

Episode 65. Music Can Increase Your Child’s Intelligence

Do you know that playing a musical instrument is the only thing we do that exercises the entire brain at once? When a child learns to play a musical instrument, the entire brain exercises. Music involves the left, right, front …

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March 10, 2022

Episode 62. The Autism Dad

Rob Gorski’s three sons are on the Autism Spectrum. When he first learned about autism, he was angry, bewildered and often felt alone. He poured his thoughts and feelings into a blog he never imagined anyone would read, but they …

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Nov. 11, 2021

Episode 45. Educator has a rock-solid commitment to students and teac…

Great schools are the result of a consistent investment of time, thoughtfulness, forgiveness and mutual respect between teachers and administrators and a rock-solid commitment to students.

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Nov. 4, 2021

Episode 44. My child is struggling in school; how can I help?

Diane Kirby has been an educator for almost 26 years. She talks with us today about IEPs, testing and everything special education,

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July 30, 2021

Episode 30. An innovative nonprofit highlights the need for intergene…

Seniors4Seniors, a nonprofit non-profit organization based in Colorado, connects high school seniors and senior citizens with the goal of helping each party learn from and mentor each other.

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July 15, 2021

Episode 28: Two little girls, one with autism, one a neurotypical chi…

Let’s talk! A story of Autism and Friendship and Let’s Talk: Going to the Zoo look at the friendship of two little girls, Emma and Harper. One has autism. One is a neurotypical child.

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June 10, 2021

Episode 23. Dyslexia: A Special Kind of Smart

Tricia Cook embraces her gift of dyslexia. She has learned strategies to help her brain compensate for its learning differences,

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Feb. 11, 2021

Episode 6. Life Skills: Autism, Friendship, Sensory Play, Family Trav…

Learn about a new book for children about autism, a grandmother from Australia who reads children's books on her YouTube channel, and the importance of family travel.

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