Podcast

Executive Functioning Explained: Recognizing, Understanding, Supporting

This podcast features a one-on-one interview with Dr. Marie-Josée Gendron, school and clinical psychologist, who discusses the various executive functioning skills, screening and identification considerations, and the relationship between executive functions and learning disabilities (LDs).

By |January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Executive Function|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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Behind Enemy Lines: How THAT Student Became a Vice Principal

In this podcast, Michael Karras will frankly share with you his struggles and successes as a student, linked in part to his learning disability (LD) and ADHD, but also due to the type of teaching he received.

By |January 13th, 2017|Categories: Dual Diagnosis, Self-Advocacy|Tags: , |0 Comments

How Assistive Technology (AT) Affects Self-Esteem

Click here to view the transcript of this podcast. Welcome to TalkLD’s podcast that features a one-on-one interview with Chad Downes, Assistive Technology Advisor at Amethyst Demonstration School, one of the provincial schools for students with severe learning disabilities (LDs), in London, Ontario. In this podcast, Chad discusses how students at Amethyst School use various [...]

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Social and Emotional Development of Students with LDs

  Click here to view the transcript of this podcast. Welcome to TalkLD’s podcast that discusses the topic of social and emotional development, moderated by Lawrence Barns, President & CEO of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario. This podcast features a one-on-one interview with Dr. Judith Wiener, Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology and [...]

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The Journey to Becoming a Self-Advocate: Three Students’ Perspectives

Click here to view the transcript of this podcast. Welcome to TalkLD’s podcast that discusses the topic of self-advocacy from the student’s perspective, moderated by Lawrence Barns, President  & CEO of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario. This podcast features three students: A.J., Ava, and Mason who discuss their journeys with self-advocacy. This podcast is [...]

By |May 14th, 2015|Categories: Self-Advocacy|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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Supporting Students on their Self-Advocacy Journey

Click here to view the transcript of this podcast. Welcome to TalkLD’s podcast that discusses the topic of self-advocacy, moderated by Lawrence Barns, President & CEO of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario. This podcast features a one-on-one interview with Jenessa Dworet, a Department Head of Special Education and Student Success at a high school [...]

By |April 24th, 2015|Categories: Self-Advocacy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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LDs in Your Classroom

Welcome to TalkLD, LD@school’s first podcast with a panel of experts in the field of learning disabilities (LDs). Panel members include Susan Paterson, a special education teacher at Trillium Demonstration School (a provincial demonstration school for students with LDs), Dr. Todd Cunningham, a clinical psychologist who lectures at OISE/University of Toronto and Julia Osborne, a [...]