WHAT TO DO ABOUT DYSLEXIA

RICHARD SELZNICK, PhD

Dr. RICHARD Selznick is a psychologist and a nationally certified school psychologist. He is the Director of the Cooper Learning Center, Cooper University Health System, Department of Pediatrics.  Dr. Selznick is also an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics. He is the author of four books. his latest book: ‘What To Do About Dyslexia: 25 Essential Concepts’.

WE DISCUSS WHAT DYSLEXIA IS, DIAGNOSIS, RED FLAGS, MYTHS, STAGES OF READING, THE MATTHEWS EFFECT, EXTRINSIC AND INTRINSIC FACTORS, SELF-ESTEEM, CONFIDENCE AND DYSLEXIC STRENGTHS.


DYSGRAPHIA

CHERI DOTTERER

Cheri DOTTERER has been an occupational therapist for over 25 years AND SHE is a dysgraphia consultant. She is the author of: "‘HANDWRITING – BRAIN/BODY DISCONNECT’.

WE DISCUSS WHAT DYSGRAPHIA IS, THE SIGNS OF DYSGRAPHIA, DIFFERENT TYPES OF DYSGRAPHIA, INTERVENTIONS AND ACCOMMODATIONS THAT HELP STUDENTS.


SUPERD!VILLE

PEGGY STERN

Peggy STERN is a producer and a director with over 30 years of experience. in 2006, she won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. Peggy received her BA from Harvard and is currently is the Founder and CEO of SuperD!ville.

WE DISCUSS sUPERd!VILLE AND ITS MISSION, HOW IT ALL STARTED, THE EMOTIONAL CURRICULUM, liFE SKILLS AND BUILDING ON STRENGTHS, SUPERd!VILLE’S UPCOMING LAUNCH AND EXPANSION PLANS. .


KIDS READ 2 KIDS

ALANA, JACOB AND CAROL

ALANA, JACOB AND CAROL ARE THE FOUNDERS OF KIDS READ 2 KIDS, AN ONLINE PLATFORM THAT PROVIDES CLASSIC NOVELS IN AUDIO FORMAT. THEY RECEIVED 2018 Digital Media of the Year Award, Top Educational Website AND THEY WERE THE WINNER OF 2018 Parents' Choice Award. THEY WERE ALSO speakerS at the 2018 International Dyslexia Association Annual Conference.

WE DISCUSS THEIR STORY AND MISSION, THE IMPORTANCE OF ACTIVE LISTENING, FOCUSING ON STRENGTHS, BUILDING LOVE OF LEARNING STEP BY STEP WHILE MAKING READING FUN AND EXCITING.