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Stories from around the world that help make learning easier.

    Sarah 2.0: Recovering from Traumatic Brain Inflammation - a 12 Month Update

    Sarah 2.0: Recovering from Traumatic Brain Inflammation - a 12 Month Update

    Topics covered

    • Progress on rehabilitation after brain inflammation
    • Effects of brain inflammation including:Auditory processing difficulties
    Chronic pain
    Paralysis
    Fatigue
    Mental & Physical weakness
    Vertigo
    Memory loss
    Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

    People & organisations mentioned

    • Dr Norman Doidge
    • World Age Group Triathlon Championships,

    Resources/books/articles/places mentioned

    • The Brain That Changes Itself by Dr Norman Doidge
    • Fast ForWord - cognitive and language training program
    • Yoga
    • Reading Assistant - online reading aloud practice & coaching

    REBROADCAST: What to Wear to Get the Job You Want: Bernadette Payne

    REBROADCAST: What to Wear to Get the Job You Want: Bernadette Payne

    Topics covered

    • How to dress for job interviews

    People & organisations mentioned

    • That's My Style
    • https://thatsmystyle.com.au/
    • https://www.instagram.com/thatsmystyle_bybernadette/

    REBROADCAST: Rebuilding a Brain after Chronic Inflammation - Sarah Rasborsek's Story

    REBROADCAST: Rebuilding a Brain after Chronic Inflammation - Sarah Rasborsek's Story

    Topics covered

    • Rehabilitation after brain inflammation

    People & organisations mentioned

    • Monique Peter at Learning Well MacArthur
    • Dr Norman Doidge
    • Dr Bernie Siegel
    • Celine Dion

    Resources/books/articles/places mentioned

    • The Brain That Changes Itself by Dr Norman Doidge
    • Fast ForWord - cognitive and language training program

    Use Strengths & Stories to Help Children with Autism: Ash Bhattacharya

    Use Strengths & Stories to Help Children with Autism: Ash Bhattacharya

    Topics covered

    • Coaching for parents of autistic children
    • Using the child's strengths
    • The role of "stories" in forming a parent's mindset

    People & organisations mentioned

    • Autism360
    • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
    • Maria Sharapova
    • Kodi Lee
    • America's Got Talent

    • 23 min
    REBROADCAST: Learning Difficulties: 16 Terms Explained for Parents & Teachers

    REBROADCAST: Learning Difficulties: 16 Terms Explained for Parents & Teachers

    Topics covered

    • The meaning of 16 terms used in discussions of learning difficulties

    • 17 min
    Using ILPs for Best Student Outcomes: Teachers, Tutors, Parents

    Using ILPs for Best Student Outcomes: Teachers, Tutors, Parents

    Topics covered

    • Individual Learning Plans (ILP)
    • Individual Education Plans (IEP)
    • ILP meetings
    • Roles of teachers, parents, tutors, speech pathologists, occupational therapists
    • Neurodiversity, including ASD, ADHD, ADD, anxiety, depression.

    People & organisations mentioned

    • Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme

    Resources mentioned

    • Disability Discrimination Act
    • Disability Standards for Education

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    • 29 min

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