COMING SOON..... IN OCTOBER 2017

 

THE JOURNEY

 

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Welcome to 2017 Parents Dyslexia Summit - XX min

CIGDEM KNEBEL, Founder of Simple Words Books - Decodable Chapter Books

When Cigdem Knebel struggled to find high-interest/low-level decodable chapter books a dyslexic child could painlessly read, she began to write one herself for her 7-year-old son. Her mission is to improve fluency, comprehension, and most importantly, reading-confidence of children with dyslexia. Cigdem believes that all children love to read. This is no different for children with dyslexia; they just need to find that right book for them. And Simple Words Books aspire to be those books.

Cigdem TALKED ABOUT: XXXXXXX
- WHAT IS DYSLEXIA, SIGNS OF DYSLEXIA
- DIAGNOSIS/CLASSIFICATIONS: WHAT, WHO, HOW, WHERE, BENEFITS OF EARLY INTERVENTION
- ADVOCATING FOR YOUR CHILD IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM
- IS DYSLEXIA A LABEL? IF AND HOW TO DISCUSS DYSLEXIA WITH YOUR CHILD
- DYSLEXIA: LEARNING DISABILITY VS LEARNING DIFFERENCE
- INTERVENTIONS: MULTISENSORY/OG BASED INSTRUCTIONS
- HOW TO GET CONTINUED SUPPORT WHEN THE CHILD BEGINS DOING WELL

simplewordsbooks.com


The Journey Begins - 57 min

MARIA TOGLIA, Certified School Psychologist

Maria worked for years as an outpatient therapist with children, adolescents and families. for the past ten years she has been a school psychologist working with students in early intervention through grade 12.  As a parent of a child with a learning disability & ADHD, Maria not only has professional experience working on behalf of students and their families, but brings the perspective that comes with watching one’s own child struggle, advocating for him and supporting him through the educational process.  Maria has a MS Degree in Clinical Child PsychologY and IS A certified as a School Psychologist.

Maria talked about:
- What is dyslexia, signs of dyslexia
- diagnosis/classifications: What, who, how, where, Benefits of early intervention
- Advocating for your child in the school system
- Is Dyslexia a label? IF and How to discuss dyslexia with your child
- Dyslexia: Learning disability vs learning difference
- Interventions: multisensory/OG based instructions
- How to get continued support when the child begins doing well


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Healthy Living - 24 min

KATIE YEVMENOVAHealth & Wellness Educator, Co-founder of Abundant Mamas

KATIE WAS BORN AND RAISED IN UKRAINE WHERE HOLISTIC AND NATURAL WAY OF LIFE IS PREDOMINANT. AFTER MOVING TO THE US, SHE REALIZED THAT HEALTHY DIET AND NATURAL LIVING IS A BIG CONTRIBUTOR TO RAISING HEALTHY FAMILIES. SHE HAS CO-FOUNDED A LEARNING COMMUNITY FOR YOUNG LIVING ESSENTIAL OIL MEMBERS, WHERE SHE EDUCATES FAMILIES HOW TO INCORPORATE ESSENTIAL OILS IN DAILY LIVES.

Katie talked about:
- functional and emotional sides of the brain
- effects of diet, sleep, mediation, exercise and essential oils

ABUNDANTMAMAS.COM


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How Retained Primitive Reflexes Affects Brain Functioning - 57 min

KATHY JOHNSON, MS Ed & Founder of Potential of Pyramid

KATHY WORKS WITH CHILDREN TO HELP OVERCOME RELATED TO SCHOOL STRUGGLES AND IMPROVE BRAIN FUNCTIONING. SHE TRAINS AND WORKS WITH PROFESSIONALS AND PARENTS WITH KIDS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES USING THE PYRAMID OF POTENTIAL SYSTEM.

Kathy talked about:
- What are primitive reflexes (PR), effects of retained PR and how to integrate PR
- Moro (Startle or Embrace) Reflex
- Tonic Labyrinthine Reflex (TLR)
- Spinal Galant Reflex
- Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) 
- Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (STNR)
- Palmar (Grasp) Reflex

pyramidofpotential.com


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How To Build Your Child’s Self Esteem Even If The School Is Tearing It Down - 38 min

ELISHEVA SCHWARTZ, Dyslexia Researcher & Founder of The Dyslexia Quest Podcast

Elisheva is a dyslexia researcher, mother, wife, intelligence re-difiner and podcast host. She’s on a mission to decode the dyslexic mind and empower parents of kids with dyslexia to fully understand the strengths and difficulties with concrete tools to support and unleash the potential of their children. hER academic background in Cognitive Science & Education and her personal experiences with dyslexia allows Elisheva to bring a unique perspecitve.

Elisheva talked about:
- building blocks of self-esteem & self-efficacy, tools to support and grow self-esteem
- How to connect vs control
- Self-compassion, growth mindset, Mindfulness
- Elisheva's personal journey with dyslexia
- Discussing dyslexia with the child

Elishevaschwartz.com


Healthy Living - 24 min--> Aysin's interview

KATIE YEVMENOVAHealth & Wellness Educator, Co-founder of Abundant Mamas

KATIE WAS BORN AND RAISED IN UKRAINE WHERE HOLISTIC AND NATURAL WAY OF LIFE IS PREDOMINANT. AFTER MOVING TO THE US, SHE REALIZED THAT HEALTHY DIET AND NATURAL LIVING IS A BIG CONTRIBUTOR TO RAISING HEALTHY FAMILIES. SHE HAS CO-FOUNDED A LEARNING COMMUNITY FOR YOUNG LIVING ESSENTIAL OIL MEMBERS, WHERE SHE EDUCATES FAMILIES HOW TO INCORPORATE ESSENTIAL OILS IN DAILY LIVES.

Katie talked about:
- functional and emotional sides of the brain
- effects of diet, sleep, mediation, exercise and essential oils

ABUNDANTMAMAS.COM


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Healthy Living - 24 min

KATIE YEVMENOVAHealth & Wellness Educator, Co-founder of Abundant Mamas

KATIE WAS BORN AND RAISED IN UKRAINE WHERE HOLISTIC AND NATURAL WAY OF LIFE IS PREDOMINANT. AFTER MOVING TO THE US, SHE REALIZED THAT HEALTHY DIET AND NATURAL LIVING IS A BIG CONTRIBUTOR TO RAISING HEALTHY FAMILIES. SHE HAS CO-FOUNDED A LEARNING COMMUNITY FOR YOUNG LIVING ESSENTIAL OIL MEMBERS, WHERE SHE EDUCATES FAMILIES HOW TO INCORPORATE ESSENTIAL OILS IN DAILY LIVES.

Katie talked about:
- functional and emotional sides of the brain
- effects of diet, sleep, mediation, exercise and essential oils

ABUNDANTMAMAS.COM