Shows

Show 109: Kevin Carroll – The Rules of the Red Rubber Ball Show 109: Kevin Carroll – The Rules of the Red Rubber Ball

Welcome Back! We took a bit of a haitus, in part due to construction going on at... 

Show #108 Dr. Stuart Brown Part II- Success, Practice, and Grandparents Show #108 Dr. Stuart Brown Part II- Success, Practice, and Grandparents

In today’s show, I talk a little bit about the importance of working memory,... 

Show #107- Dr. Stuart Brown- National Institute for Play Show #107- Dr. Stuart Brown- National Institute for Play

Dr. Stuart Brown is a physician and psychiatrist who has been studying the importance... 

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Parents

Show #108 Dr. Stuart Brown Part II- Success, Practice, and Grandparents Show #108 Dr. Stuart Brown Part II- Success, Practice, and Grandparents

In today’s show, I talk a little bit about the importance of working memory,... 

Show #106- Dr. Russell Barkley :Understanding ADHD Show #106- Dr. Russell Barkley :Understanding ADHD

This show features the second half of my conversation with Dr. Russell Barkley. ... 

Show # 99- Elaine Weitzman, Hanen Centre Show # 99- Elaine Weitzman, Hanen Centre

In this episode, I talk with Elaine Weitzman from the Hanen Centre. The Hanen Centre... 

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Educators

Show #104- Dr. Susan Johnson, Commonwealth Academy- Remediation and the Future of Education Show #104- Dr. Susan Johnson, Commonwealth Academy- Remediation and the Future of Education

In the third part of my conversation with Dr. Susan Johnson, head of Commonwealth Academy, we talk about the difference between teaching a child with accommodations versus remediating weaker skills and how to accomplish both; we also discuss what she would recommend as suggestions of how to change education. Ultimately, I think we have to look at education... [Read more of this review]

Show #100 Sharon Martin, SLP on Response to Intervention (RTI) and Individualized Education Programs (IEP). Show #100 Sharon Martin, SLP on Response to Intervention (RTI) and Individualized Education Programs (IEP).

In today’s show, Sharon and I discuss how you might go about getting help for your child in school. Part of this is understanding the first steps, called Response to Intervention, or RTI. Teachers are supposed to try different, research-based interventions with the child in the classroom, to see if the child improves, before referring the child... [Read more of this review]

LD Podcast #95- Dr. Andy Van Schaack- Technology and Education LD Podcast #95- Dr. Andy Van Schaack- Technology and Education

I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Andy Van Schaack from Vanderbilt University about Education and Instructive Technology. We spoke specifically about what technology can and cannot do to aid education and learning. We spoke about how it’s even more important to go beyond just research-based learning and look at evidence-based instruction,... [Read more of this review]

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