Podcast

Managing Parent-Teacher Relationships

In this podcast, Kelli Cote shares her story about navigating the educational system, both as a parent of a child with LDs and as an educator who has worked with many families of students with LDs. She explains the importance of cultivating empathy and caring in educators who work with students with LDs so that they approach parent-teacher relationships with care and sensitivity.

By |July 24th, 2017|Categories: Educator Supports|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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TalkLD SPECIAL EDITION: A Look Back and a Leap Forward

n this special edition podcast, we’re going to look at what path these students took to get where they are today, what that transition looked like, the hurdles they’ve had to overcome, the successes they’ve had, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Their teacher, Jenessa Dworet, will also comment about the progress these three students have made and how her teaching style has changed since we last spoke to her two years ago.

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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 [...]