[Podcast Episode] Special Education in International Schools Around the World | Lori Boll, Executive Director, Special Education Network & Inclusion Association (SENIA)
Lori Boll is an experienced Special Education leader with a personal connection to individuals with disabilities. In 2003, Lori’s son was diagnosed with autism. This milestone event changed her focus from teaching elementary students to advocating for all children and their education. In Shanghai, Lori worked as a program director for a school focused on…
[Podcast Episode] Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) in an International School – Laura Martinez, Escuela Internacional Sampedrana, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Student Success Center Elementary Lead, Laura Martinez, describes how a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) framework is implemented at her bilingual international school, Escuela Internacional Sampedrana in Honduras. She shares how they transitioned support to distance learning during school closures and their plans for virtual instruction in the coming year.
Tarra’s 9-year-old was struggling in math and it was taking a toll on his self-esteem. She talks about her family’s experience at the Lindamood-Bell Learning Center in Sydney, Australia and the effect of On Cloud Nine math instruction on her son’s ability & confidence.
An educator discusses how her rural school district is successfully addressing the learning needs of a diverse student population using the Lindamood-Bell approach to language and literacy.
[Podcast Episode] Mandy Melville, President of Creative Language-Based Learning and Lindamood-Bell Learning Center Parent
Mandy Melville is the parent of a child with dyslexia. During school holidays the family traveled from their home in Jamaica to receive specialized instruction at the Lindamood-Bell Learning Center in Miami. On one of their trips, her son asked, ‘Mummy, why am I the only child that has to go away for extra lessons?’”…
Abigail tells her son’s personal learning journey. She lovingly describes his big personality and how language delays have affected him at home and school. Lindamood-Bell Learning Center instruction has been key to unlocking his learning potential.
Dr. Dan Brigman, Superintendent for Laurens County Schools in Georgia. He discusses the success of “Literacy in Laurens,” a system-wide initiative that’s changing the lives of students.
Ray Waterhouse, Lindamood-Bell Learning Center student and parent, is a successful rancher and law school graduate. He joined us from Sydney, Australia to give us his inspiring take on growing up with dyslexia.
[Podcast Episode] Guinevere Eden, Ph.D. Director of the Center for the Study of Learning at Georgetown University
Dr. Eden discusses her work as a neurologist and a reading researcher. She talks about the dyslexic brain, the evolution of fMRI brain scans, and her current research initiatives.
[Podcast Episode] Patrick Laird, University of California Berkeley Football Player and Literacy Champion
University of California Berkeley’s Patrick Laird is a running back on the Golden Bears football team. He joined us to talk about one of his great passions in life—reading! A scholar and an athlete, Patrick is giving back to the community in an extraordinary way. We discuss how he is using football to get kids…