Past Episodes

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: Difference Makers – Nik Govier

Difference Maker - Nik Govier

Public relations has gotten a bad rap of being known as the art of spin. Yet, although she’d found her niche in PR — and was really good at it — Nik Govier could never spin her doubts about her intellectual capabilities into a winning narrative. She struggles to spell or write by hand and Read More…

S3, E4: Ask The Experts – Neurodiversity Globally

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 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, E2: Difference Makers – The Winner Twins

Imagine if you will a set of identical twins. They share everything from DNA to clothing style. And they share something else too: significant learning differences. It’s not the Twilight Zone you’ve entered, but rather the world of Brianna and Brittany Winner. And the twins share something else too: a passion for fantasy and science 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: Difference Makers – David Flink

David Flink

David Flink was determined no other neurodivergent kids should have to endure the stigma of learning disability, leading him to found Eye to Eye, a nationwide nonprofit created by and for people who learn differently, with the goal of promoting a more equitable and inclusive world for people with learning differences.