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Episode 13: ADHD and learning difficulties
In this episode, we talk with Psychologist Benita Ranzon about one of the most misunderstood and stigmatized conditions that affect kids and adults – ADHD
Episode 12: The Teaching Morphology Rabbit Hole and Word Cracking
In this episode, we chat about teaching morphology with Sally Andrew who co-developed the original Word Cracker and of course Michael, who came on board to build the Online Word Cracker.
Episode 11: The Importance of Handwriting, with Debbie Draper
In this episode, we chat with educational consultant Debbie Draper about handwriting, why it’s back and what we need to do to set kids up for successful writing.
Episode 10: Mental health and specific learning difficulties
In this episode, we chat with clinical psychologist Kirrilie Smout about the emotional challenges of living with specific learning difficulties. Kirrilie gives expert advice for parents and teachers on how to set kids up for success and support them when things get tough.
Episode 9: NDIS funding for specific learning difficulties
In this episode, we chat with Kate Cole, a determined parent who managed to secure NDIS funding for her child living with dyslexia. Kate tells us exactly how she did it!
Episode 8: How well do universities prepare teachers for literacy instruction?
In this episode, we chat with two wonderful pre-service teachers, Lara and Robert, about how well their university education prepares them to teach literacy.