The Dyslexia Quest Podcast

Susan Schenk is an Entrepreneur, Occupational Therapist, Speaker, Author and an advocate for Learning Differences such as Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, and ADHD.  In her book, Beyond Ok: From Invisible to Invincible she offers an insider's look at learning differences as a child, a parent and a professional. Her business, Technology & Tools for kids offers training and consultation to help parents support their children that learn differently with her online and face-to-face consultations. She is the co-creator of Shift Your Thinking LD Summit (Toronto, Ontario) which offers parents insight into the world of learning differently and strategies that can support both them and their children. She also trains Occupational

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Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD is a psychiatrist, neurophysiologist, and a developmental cognitive neuroscientist trained clinically at Keio Univ Sch of Med (Tokyo, Japan) and in research at Harvard, UCLA, Caltech and Stanford. She is Associate Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Weill Institute for Neurosciences and Dyslexia Center, and Director of UC Office of the President's Science-based Innovation in Learning Center (SILC), and UCSF Hoeft Laboratory for Educational Neuroscience ( She is also Scientific Advisory / Executive Board Member of the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Center for Childhood Creativity (BADM’s CCC), Board Member of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and serves as Neuroscientist-in-residence at schools and organizations. Broadly speaking, our group examines brain development and skill acquisition in children at various time-scales and levels using various neuroimaging techniques such as TMS/tDCS, fNIRS, fMRI, aMRI, DI and MEG. We are interested in identifying how biology (gene) and environment influence the development of language, social and executive brain networks. We study healthy children and also children with neurodevelopmental disorders such as idiopathic autism, developmental dyslexia.

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This Woman Sued The New York State Bar Examination Changing Disability Law Forever with Dr. Marilyn Bartlett. 

Dr. Barlett is a professor of Educational Leadership (school administration certification) and educational law at Tx A&M University Kingsville.

She is also a professor at the Institute for Special Educational Advocacy at The College of Wm & Mary, Wyeth Law School each summer with Pete and Pam Wright.

Besides for her teaching she also does important educational advocacy work , helping teachers and students all over the US, utilize the rights she worked so hard to attain. 

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