S3, E9: Ask The Experts – Mental Health Needs of LD Students

Our expert panel provides tips and strategies to identify red flags and respond positively to help children before or after mental health issues take root.

Dr. Melissa Boduch serves as a lead learning specialist and academic advisor at the Center for Student Success at Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida. Boduch specializes in providing academic support, identifying and implementing research-based interventions, and facilitating self-advocacy. Prior to Beacon, she logged 19 years as a middle and high school special education teacher.

Dr. Wanda M. Hadley is an associate professor of higher education leadership, educational leadership, research, and technology at Western Michigan University. Hadley received the 2017 American College Personnel Association’s (Dis)ability Leadership Award for her research and scholarship about students with learning disabilities.

Dr. Holly Schiff is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island and works at South County Psychiatry. She specializes in treating children, adolescents, and young adults and also conducts neuropsychological evaluations and psychoeducational assessments while working closely with schools and universities.