Special Education

Your Genes Don’t Decide Your Destiny: An interview with Geralyn Spiez

Tribe, 

This interview will rock your brain! Geralyn is an Occupational Therapist, writer, and mom who challenges the medical and educational systems to do better for everyone. You will love her story and unique perspective. She writes on Medium and is the founder of the Down Syndrome Action Plan. Listen to show to find out why Geralyn says, “we have to leave space for our kids to reach their full potentials” and why she passionately

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Guest Mike Laharty Talks about School’s Most Challenging Students

Have you ever wondered where students who can’t *yet* function in public school settings go? Who helps them? What makes those programs a better fit for their needs?

Listen, I’m  not going to pretend that all programs for students with “extreme” needs are quality. It’s just not true. But, there are some that are top notch and have amazing people leading them! This episode interviews one of these amazing people, Mike Laharty. In our talk, we explore:

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What is Executive Function and why is it so important?

Welcome to the very first episode of the Executive Function Podcast! I’m over the moon happy to have you join us to discover strategies to support you and your child! If you’re not sure what Executive Function (EF) is or how it could be impacting your life, you’re in the right place! Today we’re going to jump in and explore EF—what it is, why it matters, and how supporting its development can change lives in huge ways!

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