S3, E5: Twice-Exceptional Kids

On this episode, we visit an Arizona twice-exceptional teenager who through her podcast is giving voice and shedding light on the 2e life. Next, our expert panel delves deeper into the dynamics of twice-exceptionality and how parents can best support and advocate for their kids. Later, you’ll meet our latest “Difference Maker,” world-renown paleontologist John Read More…

S3 E4: Neurodiversity around the World

Today, there are 193 recognized countries in the world. And according to a recent review published in the journal Science, about 10 percent of people worldwide live with specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, and autism. Meanwhile, Article 24 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities requires countries around Read More…

S3, E3: Making Reading Fundamental for Dyslexics

One in five students has dyslexia, the most common language-based learning disability. In general, dyslexia impacts one’s ability to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols. Yet, it’s no indicator of general intelligence. Still, kids who can’t read like their peers often suffer ridicule, battered self-esteem and withdrawal because they stop believing themselves smart Read More…

S3, E2: Embracing Neurodiversity

 In an unprecedented exodus, more than 47 million Americans in 2021 quit their jobs, according a recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.  Many dub that great migration — driven by the COVID-19 pandemic — the Great Resignation. And there are few signs it’s slowing. All those departures mean opportunities for jobseekers. But opportunities Read More…

S2, E11: 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.

S2, E10: Boosting Working Memory for Kids with Learning Differences

On this episode of “A World of Difference,” you’ll meet a mom who details who understands working memory issues are more than absent-mindedness. Next, our panel of experts will offer actionable strategies that parents can use to strengthen their child’s working memory. Later, you’ll meet our latest “Difference Maker,” Tova Sherman, whose ADHD has helped Read More…

S2, E9: All in the (Neurodiverse) Family

On this episode, you’ll meet a mom with learning differences who is walking the neurodiverse journey hand-in-hand with her neurodiverse son. Next, our panel of experts will share wise counsel and helpful tips for multi-generational neurodiverse families. Later, you’ll meet Avi, our latest “Difference Maker,” who turned the page on a writing-focused learning disability by Read More…

S2, E8: Bolstering Executive Function for Kids who Learn Differently

On this episode, you’ll learn the basics of executive function in our “In the Know” segment. Next, our national panel of experts will provide a deeper understanding and actionable strategies for enhancing executive function during our “Ask the Experts” conversation. Later, you’ll meet our latest “Difference Maker,” Dr. Shawn Anthony (Dr. Dyslexia Dude) Robinson, once Read More…

S2, E7: Empowering Children With Dyslexia

In this episode, you’ll hear about dyslexia from individuals and families from around the country who’ve learned to thrive with it during our “In the Know” segment. Next, our national panel of experts will provide advice on how families can empower children who have dyslexia during our “Ask the Experts” conversation. Later, you’ll met our latest “Difference Maker,” a Florida mother whose advocacy for her son with dyslexia morphed into a worldwide mission to equip parents and educators to decode dyslexia.