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  • Ep. 18 Dyslexia Awareness Month - Spread the Word! October 3, 2022
    October is dyslexia awareness month! It's time to spread the word about dyslexia and what it really means to be dyslexic. In this week's episode, I share my journey to discovering the methods that work for dyslexia. I also jump into some ways you can learn more about dyslexia and expand your knowledge as well […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep. 17 Questions to Ask a Potential Dyslexia Tutor or Specialist September 26, 2022
    As a parent, a dyslexia diagnosis for your child can seem overwhelming. You want to help but you don’t even know where to begin to get the help you need Welcome to Episode 17 of Dyslexia Devoted where I’ll give you a starting place for some questions you may want to ask a potential dyslexia […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep. 16 Questions to Ask During Parent Teacher Conferences September 19, 2022
    Most schools have beginning of the year parent-teacher conferences. It's important to set the tone for the year to make sure dyslexic students have a solid team of support. Welcome to Episode 16 of Dyslexia Devoted where I will guide you on some key topics you may want to discuss in your first parent-teacher conference […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep. 15 - 5 Tips for Successful Homework Time September 12, 2022
    School is starting to get into the swing of things, and kids are starting to come home with more homework. Many families find it to be a battle to get homework done, especially for students who struggle with dyslexia. Welcome to Episode 15 of Dyslexia Devoted where I will give you some tips and strategies […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep. 14 Why is there a shortage of dyslexia specialists? September 4, 2022
    In This Episode: In most areas, there is a shortage of certified dyslexia specialists. So what causes this? Many things stop teachers from becoming dyslexia experts, including a lack of knowledge that it exists, financial barriers, and hindrances on their time to work with students as they complete practicum requirements. Topics Discussed: What stops teachers […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep. 13 Dyslexia and Anxiety August 29, 2022
    In This Episode: Often people with dyslexia also develop anxiety because of a few factors including the feeling of failure, pressure from peers, and the additional stress and time it takes to get work done. Listen to this week's episode to learn more about what it looks like and some strategies to reduce stress. Topics […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep 12 Adults with Dyslexia August 22, 2022
    In This Episode: Dyslexia isn't something people grow out of; it's a lifelong difference in how someone thinks. It can be a great asset, but it can also come with challenges. In this episode, we talk about some resources for adults to use as accommodations in their job, career paths that dyslexic thinking tends to […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep. 11 The Power of Dyslexic Thinking August 15, 2022
    In This Episode: Dyslexia isn't all bad news! There's plenty of good stuff too! People with dyslexia often have amazing talents. They may also be creative thinkers, athletes, artists, or have other talents. In this episode, we talk about the most common skills and talents of people who have dyslexia.  Show Notes Topics Discussed: Dyslexia […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep. 10 Dyslexia and ADHD August 8, 2022
    Did you know that approximately 30% of people with dyslexia also have ADHD. This week we'll be talking about how it affects daily life, and some simple strategies you can do to help.  Show Notes: parnelloeducation.com/episode10 Topics Discussed: What is ADHD How it affects daily life Strategies to make things easier Connect with Lisa Parnello: […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist
  • Ep. 9 Dyslexia and Executive Functioning August 1, 2022
    In This Episode: Have you ever noticed a child with dyslexia who is extra disorganized or said they were done doing something you asked and it isn’t at all what you wanted them to do? Well, those are examples of a lack of executive functioning. This episode dives into executive functioning and how to support […]
    Lisa Parnello, Dyslexia Therapist