This podcast is intended to be a resource for special needs families. NYC Special Education Attorney Adam Dayan, Founder of Law Offices of Adam Dayan, PLLC, will be interviewing experts in the field of special education who can be resources to parents whose children are struggling educationally and who are seeking guidance about what steps to take next.
Ep. 4 (Part 2) - Raising Emotionally Complex Children
Jerry Pavlon-Blum, Director of External Affairs and Program Innovation at the Robert Louis Stevenson School, and NYC Special Education Attorney Adam Dayan continue their conversation about the complexity of mental health in school and the parent journey through the special education process to secure services to meet the needs of emotionally complex children.
Ep. 4 - Raising Emotionally Complex Children
Jerry Pavlon-Blum, Director of External Affairs and Program Innovation at the Robert Louis Stevenson School, a school in New York City for emotionally complex students, joins Adam Dayan, NYC Special Education Attorney. This discussion ranges from talking about the complexity of mental health in school, how it fits into whole health, and what services could be offered to children and families by a school to meet the needs of emotionally complex children.
Ep. 3 - Getting A Parent's Perspective
Rachel is the parent of three children with unique learning needs and is our first ever client on this podcast. The Law Offices of Adam Dayan has represented Rachel and her children for approximately the last 10 years. Rachel is very familiar with the process of dealing with her children's school district and advocating on her children's behalf. On this episode, Rachel speaks with NYC Special Education Attorney Adam Dayan about dealing with dyslexia from childhood, overcoming her own challenges, and using her experiences to be a tireless advocate for her children to make sure they receive the supports and services they need to grow and succeed.
Ep. 2 - Navigating An Autism Diagnosis
Elisa Chrem, Principal of Imagine Academy, a school for children with autism and other developmental disabilities, joins Adam Dayan, NYC Special Education Attorney, to talk about her experiences and to give advice to parents whose children have been diagnosed with autism. Ms. Chrem draws upon her background as a speech-language pathologist and shares relevant anecdotes about educating children with autism.
Ep. 1 - Understanding The Neuropsychological Evaluation
Dr. Jennifer Oratio is a neuro-psychologist who has had her own private clinical practice since 2010 and has evaluated and helped hundreds of special needs students over the span of her career. Here, in conversation with Adam Dayan, NYC Special Education Attorney, Dr. Oratio demystifies the neuropsychological evaluation process and discusses the role of the neuropsychological report in identifying appropriate interventions for a special needs child. Dr. Oratio also illuminates the ways in which a neuropsychologist can be an advocate for the recommended programs or services at school district meetings and impartial hearings.
Trailer: Curious Incident Podcast For Special Needs Families
Adam Dayan, NYC Special Education Attorney, discusses the inspiration behind, and purpose of, this podcast. Episodes will consist of interviews with experts in the field of special education who can be resources to parents whose children are struggling educationally and are seeking guidance about what steps to take next.
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