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Dyslexia Coffee Talk

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Welcome to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative.

Come join us for a cup of coffee and a conversation. We are so excited to have you join us! Each Coffee Talk will be a different subject. We will discuss various topics about dyslexia, remediation advocacy, and all other areas relating to dyslexia.

Host: Ashley Roberts
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Welcome to Dyslexia Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.   We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk we are joined by some fierce #MamaBears. Sit back as we gather together to talk about the real life advocating for our dyslexic children.  This is a no holds barred conversation. You can learn more about Jennifer Opal here: https://www.jenniferopal.co/ Host: Ashley Roberts 
Welcome to Dyslexia Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.   We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk we are joined by Jennifer Opal. Sit back as we discusses tech, being diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult, and that inclusion in the workplace will create diversity once employees feel that they are safe to be themselves. You can learn more about Jennifer Opal here: https://www.jenniferopal.co/ Host: Ashley Roberts 
Welcome   to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation. We are so excited to have you join us! On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk Carla Siravo joins us. Host: Ashley Roberts
Welcome   to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation. We are so excited to have you join us! On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee   Talk Dr. Dale Webster joins us. Host: Ashley Roberts
Welcome   to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation. We are so excited to have you join us! On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee   Talk Peter Wright joins us. Host: Ashley Roberts
Welcome   to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation. We are so excited to have you join us! On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee   Talk William Van Cleave joins us. Host: Ashley Roberts
Welcome   to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation. We are so excited to have you join us! On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk Peggy Stern joins us. Host: Ashley Roberts
Welcome to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia   Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation. We are so excited to have you join us! On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee   Talk Amy Traynor joins us. Host: Ashley Roberts
Welcome to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.  We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk Dr. David Kilpatrick joins us. Host: Ashley Roberts & Enid Webb David A. Kilpatrick, PhD is a professor of psychology for the State University of New York College at Cortland. He is a New York State certified school psychologist with 28 years experience in schools. He has been teaching courses in learning disabilities and educational psychology since 1994. David is a reading researcher and the author of two books on reading, Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, and Equipped for Reading Success, and is a co-editor of a third, Reading Development and Difficulties: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice.
Welcome to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.  We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk Dr. Louisa Moats joins us. http://www.louisamoats.com/ Host: Ashley Roberts & Enid Webb Louisa Moats, Ed.D., has been a teacher, psychologist, researcher, graduate school faculty member, and author of many influential scientific journal articles, books, and policy papers on the topics of reading, spelling, language, and teacher preparation. She began her professional career as a neuropsychology technician and teacher of students with learning disabilities. She earned her Master’s degree at Peabody College of Vanderbilt and her doctorate in Reading and Human Development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Moats spent four years as site director of the NICHD Early Interventions Project in Washington, DC.  This longitudinal, large-scale project was conducted through the University of Texas, Houston under the direction of Barbara Foorman. It investigated the causes and remedies for reading failure in high-poverty urban schools.  Dr. Moats spent the previous fifteen years in private practice as a licensed psychologist in Vermont, specializing in evaluation and consultation with individuals of all ages who experienced learning problems in reading and language.  In addition to LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling), Dr. Moats’ books include Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers (Brookes Publishing); Spelling: Development, Disability, and Instruction (York Press); Straight Talk About Reading (with Susan Hall, Contemporary Books), and Basic Facts About Dyslexia (with Karen Dakin, International Dyslexia Association).  She is well known for authoring the American Federation of Teachers’ “Teaching Reading is Rocket Science.” Dr. Moats is Consultant Advisor to Sopris West Educational Services for Literacy Research and Professional Development.  She is focusing on the improvement of teacher preparation and professional development. She is Vice President of the International Dyslexia Association.
Welcome to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.  We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk Emily Hanford joins us. Host: Ashley Roberts & Enid Webb Emily Hanford is a senior education correspondent at APM Reports, part of American Public Media. She has been working in public media for more than two decades as a reporter, producer, editor, news director, and program host. Hanford has been at American Public Media since 2008 where she produces education documentaries that air on public radio stations nationwide and can also be heard on the Educate podcast. She has written and produced content for many news outlets,  including NPR, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Washington Monthly, and PBS NewsHour. Her work has won numerous honors, including a duPont-Columbia Award, a Casey Medal, and awards from EWA and The Associated Press. In 2017, Hanford won the Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research Award from the American Educational Research Association. She is a frequent speaker and moderator and is the host of the Ways & Means podcast. She graduated from Amherst College. Check out Emily’s groundbreaking reports: Hard Words September 10, 2018 https://www.apmreports.org/episode/2018/09/10/hard-words-why-american-kids-arent-being-taught-to-read?fbclid=IwAR1mL9Z9aC27_ra6oWRFolaE90SJDKqWbYMr-mwAOCKjTguaqDmIDMfk4N8 At a Loss for Words August 22, 2019 https://www.apmreports.org/episode/2019/08/22/whats-wrong-how-schools-teach-reading?fbclid=IwAR1K8P4eh2759JJ61Az25WgALr8ulKHSCpNoGQj0pMSrgbPJ2uWoA2TyVUQ What the Words Say August 6, 2020 https://www.apmreports.org/episode/2020/08/06/what-the-words-say?fbclid=IwAR1nohgTg3ICkigwOAik8RU8kZ-6q70tQ1li2WTrhsNNhDRwg4ER_w83XpY
Welcome to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.  We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk Dr. Maryanne Wolf joins us. Maryanne Wolf is a scholar, a teacher, and an advocate for children and literacy around the world. She is the Director of the newly created Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners, and Social Justice at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.  Previously she was the John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service and Director of the Center for Reading and Language Research in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University.  She is the author of Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain (2007, HarperCollins),Dyslexia, Fluency, and the Brain (Edited; York, 2001), Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century(2016, Oxford University Press), and Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World (August 2018, HarperCollins). https://www.maryannewolf.com/ Host: Ashley Roberts & Enid Webb
Welcome to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.  We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk we are joined by Zach Senkeresty.
Welcome to Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.  We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk we are joined by Tiffany James of Nessy.   You can learn more about Tiffany James\Nessy here: https://www.nessy.com/us/ You can learn more about Mical here: https://www.micalthefilm.com/ Host: Ashley Roberts & Enid Webb The founder and CEO of The Reading Center is dyslexic entrepreneur Tiffany James. Inspired by the love of teaching early literacy by her grandmother Charlene Gnagy, Ms. James founded a tutoring practice  in Texas in 2003 to help struggling readers. This practice evolved into The Reading Center which has developed a reputation as a center for excellence for dyslexia intervention, screening, and information. Ms. James has been an educator for more than 25 years. A former kindergarten teacher by trade, she is  certified reading tutor, a reading specialist, qualified dyslexia screener, and a dyslexia specialist. Because of her cross training and expertise in both reading program implementation for general readers, extensive knowledge of screening and instructional grouping, and her specialty in dyslexia,  Ms. James is a sought after consultant. Her knowledge and expertise in dyslexia identification, standardized testing, progress monitoring, and dyslexia advocacy, keep her in demand by both individual families looking for help and advice, and schools and school districts endeavoring to build successful literacy programs. Before beginning The Reading Center, a visual artist herself, she founded and ran two successful art focused businesses in Texas. A mural and decorative arts company for children’s rooms, and a popular summer fine arts day camp for children 5-12 years of age.
Welcome to Dyslexia Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.  We are so excited to have you join us!  On this week's episode of Dyslexia Coffee Talk we are joined by Faith Borkowsky of High Five Literacy and Academic Coaching.  This will be an INCREDIBLE, EYE OPENING and frank discussion on balanced literacy curriculum providers like Lucy Calkins’s Teachers College promoting that they can serve our dyslexic population. Oh, and did you catch Faith Borkowsky’s blog on the subject? If not, it’s POWERFUL!! Read it here: https://highfiveliteracy.com/2020/09/11/a-reality-check-on-the-intersection-of-dyslexia-and-the-reading-workshop/?fbclid=IwAR1H7cFO95kT1sclCwpbAjfDvZjdP1-krzrd6QmH6KJ76oj35UwrlnMEQx8 You can also follow her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/highfiveliteracy
Welcome to Dyslexia Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.   We are so excited to have you join us. Sit back as we discusses tech, being diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult, and that inclusion in the workplace will create diversity once employees feel that they are safe to be themselves. Host: Ashley Roberts
Welcome to Dyslexia Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.   We are so excited to have you join us. Sit back as we discusses tech, being diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult, and that inclusion in the workplace will create diversity once employees feel that they are safe to be themselves. Host: Ashley Roberts
Welcome to Dyslexia Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.   We are so excited to have you join us. Sit back as we discusses tech, being diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult, and that inclusion in the workplace will create diversity once employees feel that they are safe to be themselves. Host: Ashley Roberts 
Welcome to Dyslexia Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.   We are so excited to have you join us!  Sit back as we discusses tech, being diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult, and that inclusion in the workplace will create diversity once employees feel that they are safe to be themselves. Host: Ashley Roberts 
Welcome to Dyslexia Coffee Talk with the Dyslexia Initiative. Grab your coffee and join us for a conversation.   We are so excited to have you join us!  Sit back as we discusses tech, being diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult, and that inclusion in the workplace will create diversity once employees feel that they are safe to be themselves. Host: Ashley Roberts 
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