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Mothers of Misfits
90: Parenting a Child with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, & Dyscalculia | Kathryn Garforth, Ph. D.
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90: Parenting a Child with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, & Dyscalculia | Kathryn Garforth, Ph. D.

dyslexia special needs Jan 18, 2022

Kathryn Garforth, Ph. D. is an Educational Consultant specializing in Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Autism and other Low Incidence Special Needs. Diagnosed with dyslexia, dysgraphia, & dyscalculia in grade school, her journey through the educational system was not an easy one. Kathryn shares practical advice for obtaining an accurate diagnosis for kids with learning disabilities and finding the support they need.

Quotes:

  • "The big thing that's important for parents to understand to get this diagnosis, you typically need a psychoeducational assessment." - Kathryn Garforth, Ph. D.
  • "One of the big takeaways from this conversation is that saying that if you don't learn how we teach, we teach how you learn." - Emily Melious 

Highlights:

  • 1:10 - Kathryn Garforth's personal journey with dyslexia

  • 5:36 - Dyslexic terms
  • 12:19 - How to know whether your child is taking longer or has a learning barrier
  • 18:01 - Tips to help your dyslexic child thrive

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