Self Esteem and Adult Dyslexia with Lena Carawan and Blace Nalavany

A quick google search will unfortunately indicate that , the conversation around dyslexia revolves almost entirely around children. Leaving almost no data, attention or resources to the experience of dyslexia in adulthood. Lena and Blace both noticed that dire gap in both the academic and dyslexic communities and went on to publish the first paper on adult dyslexia, from a social work perspective ,in over ten years. Phew, thank god these two are dusting the cobwebs off the very important topic of Dyslexia and it’s social- emotional impact in adulthood!

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The Science of Identifying and Leveraging your strengths : Sherri Fisher

Positive Education is a brand new-ish scientific discipline which aims at systematically studying learning through the lens of individual strengths and personal motivation. Sherri Fisher, my guest in this episode, is at the helm of this new wave in educational theory. Sherri was the first person with an educational background to study with Martin Seligman, one of the founders of the Positive Psychology movement at Penn!

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