Expert interviews

Episode 41 – Parenting Coach Ann Kaplan

In this Episode, Laurie and Abbey interview Ann Kaplan, a parenting coach who has developed a career out of helping parents discover the right approach to successful parenting through discovery and coaching. Ann shares her insight on root behaviors, and various ways discipline and consequences can benefit developing children. Resources:  Ann’s Website – https://www.annkaplanparentcoach.com Let’s …

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Episode 39 – Living With Learning Disabilities – Stacey Harari

In this Episode of the “Living With” series, Laurie and Abbey interview a friend and colleague, Stacey Harari, who shares her experience with dyslexia, ADHD and visual processing disorder. She talks through being diagnosed, coping with various struggles in school through college and getting her masters, as well as what she does professionally now as …

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Episode 38 – Living With Learning Disabilities – DJ Tharrington

In this Episode, Laurie and Abbey interview DJ Tharrington, a previous client, who shares his journey of growing up with dyslexia, working around it, and pushing through college curriculum with and without accommodations. DJ also shares his experience in battling his own ADA discrimination case and how that pushed him to attend law school. Resources: …

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Episode 37 – Living With Dyslexia, Mindmapping and Helping Other Adults Part 2

In this Episode, Laurie and Abbey continue their conversation with Darius Namdaran, founder of BulletMap Academy in Scottland. This is a continuation of a conversation that started on dyslexia in student and adults, mind-mapping, and learning strategies. This portion of the interview dives into managing dyslexia and ADHD in the workplace, along with specific apps …

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Episode 36 – Living With Dyslexia, Mindmapping and Helping Other Adults Part 1

In this Episode, Laurie and Abbey start a conversation with Darius Namdaran, founder of BulletMap Academy in Scotland. This interview gets into the trenches of how students with dyslexia think, and how mind mapping can create a learning and organizing system that leads to exponential growth and understanding in their educational lives. Darius shares his …

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Episode 34 – Living With Learning Disabilities – SJ

In this Episode, Laurie and Abbey interview SJ as a part of the “Living With…” series. SJ talks about what it was like to be diagnosed and live with Visual Processing Disorder. The group discusses red flags, testing, diagnosis, and treatment. Resources: www.covd.org Visual Processing Symptoms: https://bit.ly/3LMUayc Contact info for the podcast: [email protected] E-Diagnostic Learning …

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Episode 33 – Living With Dysgraphia – Hunter Donahue

In this Episode, Laurie and Abbey interview Hunter Donahue, a college student who is currently being treated for dysgraphia. Hunter shares his insight in coping with dysgraphia, advocating for his own needs and some tools that have helped him improve along the way. Resources: Dysgraphia Example – https://bit.ly/3ArmsJb Mod Math – http://www.modmath.com Snap type – https://www.snaptypeapp.com Contact …

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Episode 32 – Dysgraphia Specialist, Kendra Wagner

In this Episode, Laurie and Abbey interview Kendra Wagner, a Learning Specialist out of Seattle, Washington. Kendra shares her insight specifically with dysgraphia and shares her knowledge in treating, coaching and adapting to a life with dysgraphia. Read below for highlighted moments in this information packed interview. Resources: Kendra Wagner – [email protected] Kendra’s Website – …

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