[Podcast Episode] A Speech-Language Pathologist on How She Found Her Calling | Sydney Bassard, Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist
Sydney Bassard was studying to become a pharmacist in college when her younger brother, a fifth grader, overcame his lifelong reading difficulties at Lindamood-Bell. Impressed and curious, she started to work at the learning center herself and changed majors as a result of the experience. Now an outpatient pediatric speech-language pathologist, she continues to incorporate…
[Podcast Episode] Conquer Learning Loss and Get Ahead for Next Year: Summer Instruction at Lindamood-Bell | Nanci Bell, Co-founder of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
Nanci Bell describes summer instruction at Lindamood-Bell learning centers and how we improve reading, comprehension, and math in a matter of weeks. At Lindamood-Bell, we develop the imagery-language foundation for learning and cognition. We believe all individuals can learn to read and comprehend to their potential. Our evidence-based instruction can make the difference of a…
[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.