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We’re here to help you be a better informed partner in education. On this show we discuss dyslexia and other related disorders, research, interventions, special education policy, and we will also be interviewing experts in the field.

We’re here to help you be a better informed partner in education. On this show we discuss dyslexia and other related disorders, research, interventions, special education policy, and we will also be interviewing experts in the field.
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United States

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We’re here to help you be a better informed partner in education. On this show we discuss dyslexia and other related disorders, research, interventions, special education policy, and we will also be interviewing experts in the field.

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English

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(214) 210-9704


Episodes

Show #18 More questions with Dr. Tim Conway - Empower Dyslexia

5/9/2019
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Show #18 We have more questions for Dr. Tim Conway. Dr. Tim Conway from The Morris Center discusses the neurobiology & functional neuroanatomy of Dyslexia, evidence-based peer-reviewed research he and his colleagues from the University of Florida, Florida State University and The Morris Center conducted, as well as the Neuro-development of Words - NOW!®) company's intervention programs for Dyslexia, Dysgraphia Dyscalculia and SLD in Reading comprehension difficulties.

Duration:01:00:01

Show #16 - 8.5% SPED cap – Empower Dyslexia

5/9/2019
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A conversation with 2 Board of Trustee candidates. Why they decided to run? What did they learn along the way?

Duration:01:00:04

Show #17 - Policy Update - Empower Dyslexia

5/9/2019
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A policy update with Steven Aleman from the Texas Capital. We’ll be discussing dyslexia screening implementation, state dyslexia budget and the new dyslexia weight, licensing of Dyslexia Therapists, state-level funding for special education, teacher pay raise, and school safety.

Duration:00:58:36

Show #15 With Dr. Tim Conway

4/18/2019
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Dr. Tim Conway from The Morris Center discusses the neurobiology & functional neuroanatomy of Dyslexia, evidence-based peer-reviewed research he and his colleagues from the University of Florida, Florida State University and The Morris Center conducted, as well as the Neuro-development of Words - NOW!®) company's intervention programs for Dyslexia, Dysgraphia Dyscalculia and SLD in Reading comprehension difficulties. Online CV, PDF’s of published research, articles and...

Duration:01:00:43

Show #14 Congressman Bruce Westerman

4/11/2019
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Today we spoke with Congressman Bruce Westerman who it the co-chair the bipartisan House Dyslexia Caucus in the 116th Congress. Congressman Westerman is a champion for all people with Dyslexia. Thank you for all you do Congressman Westerman!

Duration:00:48:59

Show #13 - Dyslexia Intervention with Fidelity - Empower Dyslexia

4/7/2019
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Join us live as we speak with Daphne Magnon Corder. Daphne will be speaking about the importance of fidelity with dyslexia intervention programs.

Duration:00:37:42

Show #12 Dyslexia Worldwide with Gustaf Öqvist Seimyr

3/28/2019
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Show #12 Dyslexia Worldwide We learn all about Lexplore and dyslexia on a international level. Lexplore Inc.

Duration:00:48:34

Show #11 - Own it, Strength in Numbers with Spencer Conley and Germaine Gaspard

3/21/2019
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This week, we speak with 2 amazing people Spencer Conley and Germaine Gaspard. Each of their stories are inspirational. This is one you do not want to miss. Live on #FB or #youtube @ 11am CST click here to Watch the video! #spencerjconley #toodriven #leadwithlove #dyslexicnotdumb #ABT #TRUTH #DOMINION #PURPOSE #BeTheAuthorOfYourStory #TheConversation #OnFireBooks ON-AIR MEDIA

Duration:01:02:38

Show #10 - IEP Goals With Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley

3/15/2019
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Show #10 Today’s #podcast we speak with Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley. We learn how to write good, attainable IEP (Individual Educational Plan) GOALS and how important they are for a student’s success! Remember this mantra: “NEEDS DRIVE GOALS, and GOALS DRIVE SERVICES” We discussed: •The Importance of Goals •What is a good goal anyway? •Appropriate Services •Common Questions about IEP goals This podcast was sponsored in part by: Pediatric Associates of Dallas

Duration:00:59:33

Show #9 Early Signs and Orthographic Dyslexia With Amy Kelton

3/7/2019
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Today we speak about early signs and Orthographic Dyslexia with Amy Kelton, M.Ed. from Shelton School. Amy Kelton is Head of the Upper Elementary (3 rd -5 th grades) at The Shelton School and Evaluation Center in Dallas, TX. She is certified in Sequential English Education and the Association Method programs for the remediation of written language disorders, as well as advanced levels of Montessori Applied to Children at Risk. Amy holds a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership,...

Duration:00:57:14

Show #8 Athletes with Hidden Disabilities - Empower Dyslexia

2/28/2019
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Show #8 1-28-2019 Today we are getting into the real talk of sports! All the How's and Why's and making a difference in the lives of kids with Dyslexia and other related disorders. Be sure and watch as we speak to the Director of Player Personnel Jeff Jordan with SMU Football and Middle School football Coach Chuck Locke with June Shelton School & Evaluation Center about their experiences. It's going to be an amazing show.

Duration:00:46:23

Show #7 The Problem With Quotas/8.5 Cap - Empower Dyslexia

2/21/2019
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Show #7 Special guest Dustin Rynders from Disability Rights TX tells us about: -Hx of SpEd. -Difference between 504 and SpEd. -TX’s 8.5% SpEd cap causing investigation from the FEDS.

Duration:01:09:13

Show #6 Great Things At Garland ISD - Empower Dyslexia

2/14/2019
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Show #6 2-14-2019 We are speaking to Marcy Eisinger M.S., M.Ed., LPC, LDT, CALT, CDT. Marcy is the Assistant Director, Dyslexia at Garland ISD. Come find out the great things Garland ISD is doing for their Dyslexic students.

Duration:00:57:38

Show #5 Executive Function - Empower Dyslexia

2/7/2019
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Show #5 Join us as we speak to Nancy Disterlic about executive function. Any of these sound familiar? Have trouble starting and/or completing tasks Have difficulty prioritizing tasks Forget what they’ve just heard or read Have trouble following directions or a sequence of steps Panic when rules or routines change Have trouble switching focus from one task to another Get overly emotional and fixate on things Have trouble organizing their thoughts Have trouble keeping track of their...

Duration:00:52:28

Show #4 Wisdom From Kids - Empower Dyslexia

1/31/2019
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Show #4 We will be getting "Wisdom from Kids". We'll be speaking to 4 amazing young men about dyslexia and ADHD.

Duration:00:50:26

Show #3 Houston, We Have A Problem - Empower Dysleixa

1/24/2019
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Show #3 Today we speak with Dr. Matthew Housson about dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, dysphagia and ADHD. We’re here to help you be a better informed partner in education. On this show we discuss dyslexia and other related disorders, research, interventions, special education policy, and we will also be interviewing experts in the field.

Duration:00:37:54

Show #2 Bringing Back The Information! - Empower Dyslexia.

1/17/2019
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Show #2 01-17-19 What a week, Join us as we speak about all the information we learned at the Decoding Dyslexia event in Austin. We’re here to help you be a better informed partner in education. On this show we discuss dyslexia and other related disorders, research, interventions, special education policy, and we will also be interviewing experts in the field.

Duration:00:38:28

Show #1 Dyslexia... What It's NOT and What It IS - Empower Dyslexia

1/10/2019
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Show #1 What It's NOT and What It IS We’re here to help you be a better informed partner in education. On this show we discuss dyslexia and other related disorders, research, interventions, special education policy, and we will also be interviewing experts in the field.

Duration:01:12:48