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The Dyslexia Quest is the fastest growing media platform in all of the special education genre, featuring interviews with the leading experts in the field of intelligence, learning, flourishing and neurodiversity, as well as profiling uber- successful dyslexics to share their story and wisdom . The Dyslexia Quest tackles the holistic experience of being a dyslexic( think: shame, struggles, and joys) with a secret( shhh) backdoor agenda of empowerment.

The Dyslexia Quest is the fastest growing media platform in all of the special education genre, featuring interviews with the leading experts in the field of intelligence, learning, flourishing and neurodiversity, as well as profiling uber- successful dyslexics to share their story and wisdom . The Dyslexia Quest tackles the holistic experience of being a dyslexic( think: shame, struggles, and joys) with a secret( shhh) backdoor agenda of empowerment.
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The Dyslexia Quest is the fastest growing media platform in all of the special education genre, featuring interviews with the leading experts in the field of intelligence, learning, flourishing and neurodiversity, as well as profiling uber- successful dyslexics to share their story and wisdom . The Dyslexia Quest tackles the holistic experience of being a dyslexic( think: shame, struggles, and joys) with a secret( shhh) backdoor agenda of empowerment.

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Big Changes. Transformative Summer + Rebrand of The Dyslexia Quest

8/24/2019
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After a summer break, I’m back with you – more invigorated and motivated to do deep work with you and this Dyslexia Quest community. I’m recharged to teach the wisdom around deep deep levels of emotional resilience, radical levels of self-compassion, and why we must claim our wholeness — so that we can show up and be powerful and loving advocates for our families. There is so much teaching I am excited to bring to this community. I am offering one-on-one sessions and am ready to help our...

Duration:00:13:20

Don't Label Me! The Art of the Sticker with Dyslexics

5/19/2019
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Join us for this episode with Holly Combs on the Art of the Sticker -- speaking about labels for people with learning differences, or other differences. Holly helps makes sense of labels and words that may have been hurtful, and helps many people find power and freedom apart from labels. As Executive Director of the Department of Public Words, Holly Combs delights in using words and art to speak power into the lives of elementary students, juvenile offenders, government officials, church...

Duration:00:49:15

Navigating the Parenting Path with your Dyslexic Child - with Darlynn Childress

5/8/2019
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Join us for this great discussion and resourced-filled episode with parenting coach Darlynn Childress of "The Parenting Path" where she outlines the Behavior Cycle and how to raise children with emotional connection, even through the hardest moments. FROM CHAOS TO CALM Become a Parenting Pathfinder today! The Parenting Path is a parenting model, developed by Darlynn Childress, that helps parents become empowered to create lasting peace in their homes. Darlynn, a former middle...

Duration:00:59:53

Understanding Your (and Your Child's) Unique Human Design - with Raquel Reyna

5/3/2019
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Join us for this episode on "Understanding Your (and Your Child's) Unique Human Design" with Raquel Reyna, spiritualized business coach. Elisheva talks with Raquel about tapping into strengths and weaknesses, particularly for people with non-traditional learning styles like dyslexia -- and how to understand it better via human design on a deeper, more personal level. Raquel walks us through understanding these elements and knowing the wonderful ways that your weaknesses are connected to...

Duration:01:07:20

How to Teach Children the Art of Perseverance

4/14/2019
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Join us for this insightful episode with Dr . Rebecca Resnik, therapist, speaker, and founder of the psychology group Resnik Associates. She discusses How to Teach Children the Art of Perseverance, an important topic in our parenting journey. Dr. Resnik is an approved American Psychological Association Continuing Education Provider, which means that she provides advanced training to other psychologists. Dr. Resnik lectures and conducts continuing education for national, state, and local...

Duration:01:09:42

The World through My Dyslexic Eyes: Battling Learning Disabilities Depression and Finding Purpose

4/4/2019
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Join us for this powerful talk with author Peter Harrower who tells us about his dyslexia journey and his new book, "The World Through My Dyslexic Eyes." A word from Peter Harrower: "I have a Learning Disability and Dyslexia. Most of the time I felt like I wasn't normal. I don't think I’ll ever be normal. Compared to everybody I felt like an outsider. Kids would always ask, "Why are you in those extra classes and getting extra help?" This led to a lot of unwanted attention. That led to...

Duration:01:00:59

The Good News About Bad Behavior - and Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever

3/28/2019
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Join us for the great discussion with author Katherine Lewis on her book "The Good News About Bad Behavior -- Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever And What To Do About It." A new and surprising problem has quietly been developing in the current generation of children: they are out of control. A recent study of first-graders found they could sit still for no more than three minutes, only a quarter of the time that their peers could in 1948. Government statistics show that half of all...

Duration:01:04:36

Building Your Dyslexic Child's Confidence in Reading with Simple Word Tools

3/21/2019
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Join us for this useful and inspiring episode about how to build reading confidence for your dyslexic child with a tool called Simple Word Books for decoding simple words. Cigdem has a passion for helping children and it shows in her depth of work and beautiful resources. Want more on building your child's self-esteem? Join our 8-Week Parenting Course here: CLICK TO REGISTER. About Simplewordbooks.com and Cigdem’s story: From a very early age, my son had a passion for books....

Duration:00:50:13

Helping Dyslexic Kids with Math in Middle School and Beyond

3/15/2019
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Join us for this episode on Math for Dyslexic Children with Adrianne Meldrum, owner of "Math for Middles" - a multisensory math program available in online math tutoring and lessons. Her multisensory approach works with your child's inherent strengths. She walks us through how to approach math assistance specifically for children and middle schoolers with dyslexia. She notes that all learning happens through connection and emotion - so that should always be our first step as often as...

Duration:01:07:50

How to Help Your Child with Spelling via Structured Word Inquiry

3/8/2019
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Join us for this conversation about helping dyslexic children with Spelling via a method called Structured Word Inquiry. Spelling can be a tricky, frustrating area of school for dyslexic students. Our guest Emily O'Connor, M.A.T comes back for a second time to talk through specific methods for spelling. She is a dyslexic learner herself, and she shares her journey and background that helps her in practice of tutoring helping children with dyslexia. ++++ Join us for a FREE Interactive...

Duration:01:00:29

How this 5 Minute Technique of Tapping EFT Can Deal with Anxiety 7 Stress in Children

3/1/2019
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Join us for this interactive, helpful episode on how a 5 minute technique of Tapping, or EFT, can be a tangible, useful and easy method to help children with anxiety, stress, trauma, and big feelings -- with our guest Dr. Maria Ortner. Tapping can be a great tool for parents to teach their children to manage anxiety with specific actions. We discuss helpful ideas on how to introduce this new method to your child to be more likely to get their buy-in and participation. BIO: Dr. Maria Ortner...

Duration:00:47:56

Understanding Twice Exceptional Children (2e) and Helping them Thrive

2/21/2019
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Join us for this conversation as we discuss how to better understand and support twice-exceptional children and adults (2e = twice exceptional) with Julie Skolnick, M.A., J.D., founder of With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC. She passionately guides parents of gifted and distractible children, mentors 2e adults, and collaborates with and advises educators and professionals on bringing out the best and raising self-esteem in their students and clients. +++ Join us for a FREE Interactive...

Duration:00:58:31

How to Support your Highly Sensitive Child (HSP)

2/15/2019
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Join us for this episode as we delve into the world of Highly Sensitive Persons (HSP) and how to best support a highly sensitive child. This can go hand-in-hand with dyslexia, so it may be a topic that resonates with a specific group of our Dyslexia Quest audience. Julie specializes in the trait of high sensitivity and has helped thousands of highly sensitive people around the world. As an HSP herself, Julie understands what it is like to live with high sensitivity and strong emotions....

Duration:01:01:01

The Sneaky Backdoor Secrets to Unlock Reading for The Dyslexic Mind

2/8/2019
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Join us for Part 2 of the Katie Garner interview as we uncover The Sneaky Backdoor Secrets to Unlock Reading for The Dyslexic Mind. Katie brings a wealth of knowledge on these secrets to help student access the sounds and recall them. Katie Garner, M.Ed. (author of best-selling book, Secret Stories® Cracking the Reading Code with the Brain in Mind) is an internationally known keynote speaker, author and literacy consultant with twenty-five years of experience working in elementary...

Duration:01:03:25

Why Some Logical Thinkers Especially Have a Hard Time With Reading

2/1/2019
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Join us for a discussion on Why Some Logical Thinkers Especially Have a Hard Time With Reading --with Katie Garner, author of Secret Stories - Cracking the Reading Code with the Brain in Mind. She is an internationally known educational speaker, author, and literacy consultant with 25 years of elementary classroom experience. Katie has a passion for infusing neuroscience into literacy and learning. She shares brain-changing strategies for boosting existing reading curriculum and phonics...

Duration:00:44:19

Teaching your Child to Advocate for Themselves in Classrooms -- for Middle School, High School, College and Beyond

1/28/2019
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Join us for this empowering conversation where Delphine Rule talks with us about how to teach your child to advocate for themselves in the classroom. From first learning to speak up, to helping them persevere when the advocacy road gets challenging, Delphine guides and encourages us to help our kids find their voice and learn to get their needs met -- so they can succeed. Delphine brings an empowering message that will speak to middle schoolers, high schoolers, college students, and beyond...

Duration:00:57:59

How to Negotiate for Dyslexia Services

1/19/2019
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In this episode, we talk with Rosa Berland and Helen Roussel about their journeys with their children and lessons learned on how to advocate fiercely and effectively for dyslexia services. They generously offer to help others, so stay tuned to the end to get their information. They are passionate about the creative and transformative power of the dyslexic and differently wired mind. They are committed to creating equity in education for dyslexic children.

Duration:00:20:32

Successful Dyslexic CEO and Mom Entrepreneur Shares Inspiring Story

1/11/2019
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Successful mom and entrepreneur forged through her dyslexia and emerged as a successful CEO of the She-Compass organization, built to inspire girls and women. Join us for this fantastic episode.

Duration:01:02:53

Navigating DyslexiaLand - Learning about and Advocating for your Dyslexic Child

12/8/2018
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Join us for this fantastically useful episode with author and parent advocate Cheri Rae, author of "DyslexiaLand." Cheri Rae gives us some great words of wisdom and encouragement as we search for resources to help our children, assess what schools are telling us, and devise our own plan suited for our children. "The timetable is the one that YOU create. Not the one that is imposed on you. Be very sensitive to your child's needs. Support their strengths."

Duration:00:55:45

How to Succeed in School When You Struggle with Organization, Time management, Homework, Studying, Responsibility, Motivation, & Focus

12/1/2018
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How to Succeed in School When You Struggle with Organization, Time management, Homework, Studying, Responsibility, Motivation, & Focus -- with Seth Perler, Executive Function and 2E Coach (twice exceptional). Join us for this great episode with Seth Perler, MeD Gifted Education. He walks us through the process of helping students function with some amazing, encouraging tips and advice. His work focuses on outside-the-box students to help them successfully navigate a baffling educational...

Duration:01:02:08