In this TalkLD podcast, we discuss the topic of self-advocacy from the student perspective. This podcast features three students: A.J., Ava, and Mason who discuss their journeys with self-advocacy.
This podcast is part two of a previously recorded interview between Lawrence and Jenessa Dworet, a Department Head of Special Education and Student Success at a high school in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), who shared her perspective on student self-advocacy.
Hosted by: Lawrence Barns, President & CEO of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario
Note: You may listen to this podcast while you are on the LD@school website, or you may download to your portable audio player and listen while you are on the go.
The listeners’ guide below will prompt you to reflect on your practices relating to student self-advocacy. The guide includes pre-listening activities, listening activities, and post-listening activities, which can be completed individually or with a group of educators.