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More Than Words is for parents and people working with children who notice that their child is struggling to keep up with their peers, be it academically, socially, or emotionally. In each episode we share resources, guidance, and a sense of assurance on the path to helping your child.

More Than Words: Treating the Whole Child The Reading and Language Learning Center

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More Than Words is for parents and people working with children who notice that their child is struggling to keep up with their peers, be it academically, socially, or emotionally. In each episode we share resources, guidance, and a sense of assurance on the path to helping your child.

    Signs & Symptoms of Dyslexia with Dr. Lindsey Dogali

    Signs & Symptoms of Dyslexia with Dr. Lindsey Dogali

    In today’s episode, we’re talking to Dr. Lindsey Dogali about the Signs & Symptoms of Dyslexia. Dr. Dogali is a licensed clinical psychologist in Maryland. She specializes in psychological testing for children. She owns a practice in Chevy Chase, Maryland where they provide ADHD testing, learning disability testing, and social/emotional testing. Today you will learn:
     
    What dyslexia is & if it’s hereditary
    If there’s a cure for dyslexia
    The signs or red flags of dyslexia in early childhood 
    How dyslexia impacts a person at each stage of life
    If dyslexia gets worse with age 
    The psychosocial impact of dyslexia if left untreated
    How dyslexics learn best
    How important early intervention is 
    The first step if you think your child has dyslexia
     
    Links and Resources:
    Dr. Doglai’s Practice: https://psychtesting4kids.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/psychtesting4kids
    Instagram: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindseydogaliphd/
    Email: ​​drdogali@psychtesting4kids.com 
    Make sure to subscribe and follow us on social media so you never miss an episode!
    Website: http://www.readingllcenter.com 
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readingllcenter 
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/readingllcenter 
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWlbl8Ea8DJFADaNU9ZK1Vw 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-reading-and-language-learning-center

    • 31 min
    Living with Dyslexia with Jacobo Diaz

    Living with Dyslexia with Jacobo Diaz

    In today’s episode, we’re talking to Jacobo Diaz about living with dyslexia. Jacobo is a student in London. We appreciate Jacobo coming to share his story with us today! Jacobo is working on an app for dyslexia called Activate which is a gamified version of dyslexia intervention. He hopes to help others like him along their journey with dyslexia! Today you will learn:
     
    When Jacobo found out he had dyslexia
    What he was struggling with the most that lead to the belief that he had dyslexia
    How he felt to learn there was a reason he was struggling
    How therapy went for him
    How dyslexia has impacted his work
    What he does to help himself succeed 
    The things he excels at
    What he would tell his younger self and anyone just being diagnosed with dyslexia
    What he wishes his teachers knew about dyslexia
    What dyslexia means to Jacobo
    About the Activate app
     
    Links and Resources:
    Activate: https://activate-learning.com/
    Speechify: https://speechify.com/ 
    Make sure to subscribe and follow us on social media so you never miss an episode!
    Website: http://www.readingllcenter.com 
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readingllcenter 
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/readingllcenter 
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWlbl8Ea8DJFADaNU9ZK1Vw 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-reading-and-language-learning-center

    • 25 min
    Early Intervention: A Coaching Approach with Stephanie Howley

    Early Intervention: A Coaching Approach with Stephanie Howley

    In today’s episode, we’re talking to Stephanie Howley about the coaching approach to early intervention. Stephanie is a licensed SLP in the Richmond, Virginia area. She works with Soar365 specializing in early intervention speech therapy. Today you will learn:
     
    What is EI and how it works
    How children are referred for early intervention services
    What approach is used in Stephanie’s work?
    How much carryover there is with parents
    Other early intervention services
    What happens if students still require service but are too old for EI
     
    Links and Resources:
    Soar365: https://www.soar365.org/
     
    Make sure to subscribe and follow us on social media so you never miss an episode!
    Website: http://www.readingllcenter.com 
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readingllcenter 
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/readingllcenter 
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWlbl8Ea8DJFADaNU9ZK1Vw
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-reading-and-language-learning-center

    • 14 min
    Structured Literacy with Susan Danker

    Structured Literacy with Susan Danker

    In today’s episode, we’re talking to Susan Danker about Structured Literacy. Susan is one of the co-owners of The Reading & Language Learning Center. She has always loved reading and is happy to have created a position as a speech-language pathologist that allows her to share her love of literacy with others. Today you will learn:
     
    What structured literacy is and its purpose
    How many children really have difficulty reading
    The effects of late intervention
    What parents should do if they suspect their child is struggling
    The importance of parents providing a strong literacy foundation
    The long-term effects of poor literacy skills
    A success story about someone who got early help
     
    Links and Resources:
    Susan’s Bio: https://www.readingllcenter.com/person/susan-danker/
    www.nessy.com  
    https://dyslexiaida.org/ 
     
    Make sure to subscribe and follow us on social media so you never miss an episode!
    Website: http://www.readingllcenter.com 
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readingllcenter 
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/readingllcenter 
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWlbl8Ea8DJFADaNU9ZK1Vw 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-reading-and-language-learning-center 

    • 16 min
    Dyslexia & Creativity with Ashlee

    Dyslexia & Creativity with Ashlee

    In today’s episode, we’re talking to Ashlee about dyslexia and creativity. Ashlee is a student with dyslexia who enjoys playing sports, building lego sets, and drawing. We appreciate Ashlee coming on the podcast to share her experience with dyslexia with you all! Today you will learn:

    When Ashlee found out she had dyslexia and how it made her feel


    If she received reading support and if she liked it 


    How she advocated for herself and the ways in which her teachers responded.


    How dyslexia impacted her work


    Ashlee’s tools for success


    What she wished/wished her teachers knew about dyslexia


    How dyslexia has impacted her sports


    How she defines dyslexia as her superpower


    What dyslexia means to her personally 

    Remember to subscribe and follow us on social media so you never miss an episode!

    Website: http://www.readingllcenter.com 


    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readingllcenter 


    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/readingllcenter 


    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWlbl8Ea8DJFADaNU9ZK1Vw 


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-reading-and-language-learning-center

    • 19 min
    Living with Dyslexia with Gracie

    Living with Dyslexia with Gracie

    In today’s episode, we’re talking to Gracie about living with dyslexia. Gracie is a student with dyslexia who loves to play sports. We appreciate Gracie coming on the podcast to share her experience with dyslexia with you all! Today you will learn:
     
    How Gracie felt to learn that she had dyslexia
    If she attended reading therapy and if she liked it.
    How she has advocated for herself in school
    How dyslexia has impacted her work
    What she does to help herself succeed 
    The things she excels at
    What she would tell her younger self and anyone just being diagnosed with dyslexia
    What she wishes her teachers knew about dyslexia
    What dyslexia means to Gracie
     
    Remember to subscribe and follow us on social media so you never miss an episode!
    Website: http://www.readingllcenter.com 
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readingllcenter 
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/readingllcenter 
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWlbl8Ea8DJFADaNU9ZK1Vw
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-reading-and-language-learning-center

    • 13 min

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Get your professional development on the road

Great topics and very educational! Definitely ones I share with clinicians and families ! Keep up the great work!

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