The Dyslexia Quest podcast
About This Show
The Dyslexia Quest is the fastest growing media platform in all of the special education genre, featuring interviews with the leading experts in the field of intelligence, learning, flourishing and neurodiversity, as well as profiling uber- successful dyslexics to share their story and wisdom . The Dyslexia Quest tackles the holistic experience of being a dyslexic( think: shame, struggles, and joys) with a secret( shhh) backdoor agenda of empowerment.
Most Recent Episode
Does the Term GIFTEDNESS TRIGGER YOU? with Dr. Edward Amend
1 day ago
Are you gifted? Is your child gifted? ...or NOT? Does the term GIFTED trigger certain feelings in you? Have you ever wondered why these terms carry such emotional baggage? YES!? Then this is the episode for you! Dr. Amend, our guest, is a Clinical Psychologist who focuses on the social, emotional, and educational needs of gifted, 2e (twice exceptionality) and talented individuals. We go into those labels and the struggles of those with or without these labels. We dissect WHY you can be gifted ... YET STILL FEEL BORED in class OR struggle with school!? AND how to go about understanding what it all MEANS! This complex inquiry also goes into the INS-&-OUTS of: effective evaluation of gifted and 2e needs, appropriate assessment and identification of multi-exceptionalities and how to choose the right professionals to work with you and your child. This talk get really juicy and taps into our curiosity surrounding these complicated thoughts so be sure to join us! The advice in this episode is equally helpful for those just starting their quest as well as those who've been at it for years! ENJOY! Be sure to tell us what you think!