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Diverse Thinking
Different Learning

A ChildNEXUS Podcast

Child neuropsychologist, Dr. Karen Wilson, shares information about learning differences and interviews experts who help children and adolescents with learning differences, neurodevelopmental disorders and social and emotional difficulties achieve their full potential.

Learning and thinking differences and emotional struggles (such as anxiety) keep children and adolescents from reaching their full potential.  This show is designed to educate, inform, and share information so that parents and educators can be equipped with the knowledge and strategies they need to help students thrive.

With the Diverse Thinking • Different Learning Podcast, you’ll get the most relevant information about learning differences, learning disorders, and emotional difficulties students experience, and learn about assessments, intervention and treatment for children and adolescents so that you can provide the support that kids need.  It is a mix of interviews and solo shows with Dr. Wilson designed to increase awareness of learning and thinking differences and to share information about effective strategies and relevant research.  Subscribe to this podcast, and get ready to learn.
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Past episodes

Ep. 17: How Micro-Schools Use an Innovative and Personalized Approach to Help Students Thrive with Dr. Maureen O’Shaughnessy

Ep. 17: How Micro-Schools Use an Innovative and Personalized Approach to Help Students Thrive with Dr. Maureen O’Shaughnessy

Imagine a learning environment that addresses not only the academic needs of a child but also their social and emotional needs. Imagine an environment where kids can feel seen, heard, and valued. Let’s continue our series on alternative learning environments today...

Ep. 15: From High School to College: Steps to Success for Students with Disabilities with Elizabeth C. Hamblet

Ep. 15: From High School to College: Steps to Success for Students with Disabilities with Elizabeth C. Hamblet

For students with learning difficulties or disabilities, college is not out of the question. In fact, many students with IEPs and 504s in high school do apply and gain acceptance into various college programs. How do their learning differences impact the college...

Ep. 14: Pursuing and Pushing For a Special Education Assessment with Educational Attorney Leejanice Toback

Ep. 14: Pursuing and Pushing For a Special Education Assessment with Educational Attorney Leejanice Toback

It can be very difficult to watch any child struggle with learning, connecting with peers, or with understanding information that is presented in the classroom. It’s particularly painful for parents to watch their children struggle in these ways. This is why I am...