S3, E11: Ask the Experts – Evolving LD Conversations as Kids Grow

On this episode, our expert panel guides parents to age-appropriate language to use from kindergarten through college for affirming talks with their neurodivergent children.

Dr. Marsha Glines is an adjunct professor in the department of education at Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts, and a learning specialist at The Children’s Center For Psychiatry, Psychology and Related Services in Delray Beach, Florida. Glines also is the creator of the nationally recognized Institute for Achievement and Learning at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, and the founding president of Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida, the nation’s first accredited college or university dedicated to educating neurodivergent students with learning disabilities, ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning differences.

Dr. Andrea “A.J.” Marsden is a former U.S. Army surgical nurse who now serves as an associate professor of psychology and human services at Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida.

Dr. Roshni Patel is chief of pediatrics with Community Health Centers, Inc., a federally qualified health center that provides quality and compassionate primary healthcare services to nearly 70,000 insured, uninsured, underinsured, and underserved children and adults throughout Central Florida.