AWOD Season 2 Episode 11
S2, E11: Helping Neurodivergent Children Forge Friendships
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 10
S2, E10: Boosting Working Memory for Kids with Learning Differences
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 9
S2, E9: All in the (Neurodiverse) Family
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 8
S2, E8: Bolstering Executive Function for Kids who Learn Differently
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 7
S2, E7: Empowering Children With Dyslexia
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 6
S2, E6: Assistive Technology for Students who Learn Differently
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 5
S2, E5: Music’s Magic for Kids who Learn Differently
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 4
S2, E4: Getting the Most of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for Children who Learn Differently
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 3
S2, E3: The Greatest Love of All: Teaching LD kids to love themselves
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 2
S2, E2: Timing college for LD teens: When to pause and when to jump in?
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AWOD Season 2 Episode 1
S2, E1: Shark Tells: Daymond John Talks Dyslexia
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AWOD Episode 11
Ep. 11: Self-care for Parents and Guardians of LD Kids
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AWOD Episode 10
Episode 10: Helping Students with ADHD Succeed
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AWOD Episode 9
Ep. 9: The Value of Animal-Assisted Interventions for LD Individuals
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Season 2, Episode 11: August 2022
Helping Neurodivergent Children Forge Friendships

For kids with autism, ADHD, and other learning differences who struggle with deciphering body language and facial expressions, forging friendships can be an uphill struggle. Research shows that, as a result, children with autism, for example, sing the lonesome blues more than their neurotypical peers. Here’s the good news: Parents can step in and tutor their neurodivergent kiddos in developing lasting, fulfilling relationships.

Later, you’ll meet our latest “Difference Maker,” author Carmen Agra Deedy, whose love of stories overpowered her struggles reading the words that shaped the fabulous tales she loved.

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