Our founder, Devishobha having a Chaiversation with Dr. Michael Hart on building support systems for Dyslexic learners.
Michael Hart, Ph.D., is a child psychologist with 25 years of experience in assessing and treating a full range of learning and thinking differences, including dyslexia and ADHD. In Dr. Hart’s own words- he is passionate about protecting and empowering children and adults who have led lives of confusion and sometimes even desperation due to learning issues. Dr. Hart earned a Ph.D. in Psychology in 1988 and formally practiced in a broad range of treatment settings over many years. Inpatient psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry…all kinds of facilities including k-12 schools in both public and private settings.
Dr. Hart was the former Co-chair of, UNESCO MGIEP advisory committee for a large-scale literacy development project in India, and the Literacy Expert for Understood.org, one of the largest repositories of information about learning disabilities in the world.
In this talk, you will learn about
- The myths on Dyslexia
- What tools do parents of dyslexic children need to create support
- systems for themselves?
- Why for themselves in addition to their children
- What are professional learning communities?