• 00:40

    A Revolutionary Approach To Learning Disabilities

    in Parents

    There’s a revolution taking place in understanding Learning Disabilities. With new neuroscientific findings, we see that an individual with dyslexia--a language based LD-- has a brain that works differently while reading. Educators at all levels are taking this new knowledge to use new assistive technologies to tailor content to the individual mind of the student. Now, a student with dyslexia and a student with aspraxia -- whose brain has problems planning to move the body parts (e.g., lips, jaw, tongue) needed for speech -- in the same classroom, can have their individual lessons optimized for their particular strengths and weaknesses.


    Ben Powers is the headmaster of Eagle Hill-Southport, an independent day school in Connecticut for students with learning disabilities. Prior to joining the school in 2012, he served as headmaster of The Kildonan School. He is a passionate member of and advocate in the field of dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD and is on the board of directors of Headstrong Nation and Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities.

  • 00:58

    Ask Dr. Applewhite About Support for Learning Disabilities

    in Education

    Most teachers, from elementary to college levels, are able to identify when students have difficulty learning, within the first weeks of a semester. However, employers and co-workers are not able or qualified to identify employees with Learning Disabilities unless the person is willing to ask for an accommodation. This Student2Teacher™ Radio Show will clarify how support, referrals, and accommodations can be provided more effectively. Our Special Guest, Dr. Beverly Poellnitz, Educator, Entrepreneur, along with other guests will enlighten us on how cultural considerations must be given when discussing any issue of learning, mental health, and performance. Host, Dr. Danita Applewhite shares current trends for employers, as well as teachers, that will help with ways to provide accommodations and stay legal with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Hear VET2VET conversations about how Student Veterans address asking for accommodations from Disabled Student Resources and Employee Assistance Programs. . Would you please send your donation of at least $10 or more to continue our radio broadcasts, and help our students and Veterans with disabilities reach their education and workforce goals? Visit http://whiteappleinstitute.org and click on DONATE. Click on Radio to listen to episodes of the Student2Teacher ™ radio show any day of the week. This is This is a re-broadcast aired 10-11-2014.

  • 00:57

    Ask Dr. Applewhite About Support for Learning Disabilities

    in Education

    Most teachers, from elementary to college levels, are able to identify when students have difficulty learning, within the first weeks of a semester. However, employers and co-workers are not able or qualified to identify employees with Learning Disabilities unless the person is willing to ask for an accommodation. This Student2Teacher™ Radio Show will clarify how support, referrals, and accommodations can be provided more effectively. Our Special Guest, Dr. Beverly Poellnitz, Educator, Entrepreneur, along with other guests will enlighten us on how cultural considerations must be given when discussing any issue of learning, mental health,  and performance. Host, Dr. Danita Applewhite shares current trends for employers, as well as teachers, that will help with ways to provide accommodations and stay legal with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Hear VET2VET conversations about how Student Veterans address asking for accommodations from Disabled Student Resources  and Employee Assistance Programs. . Would you please send your donation of at least $10 or more to continue our radio broadcasts, and help our students and Veterans with disabilities reach their education and workforce goals? Visit http://whiteappleinstitute.org and click on DONATE.  Click on Radio to listen to episodes of the Student2Teacher ™ radio show any day of the week.

  • 02:00

    This Week's Guest is Learning Disabilities Advocate Jason Oliver

    in Health

    Learning Disabilities Advocate Jason Oliver is our guest this week on The Best Years in Life Radio.  Jason has a learning disabilities background.  Through his own experience, he has become a Learning Disabilities Advocate, helping people fulfill their dreams through individualized service planning.   This week's topic will be career planning for the learning disabled.


    During the first half hour of the show, Tony will go through recent articles and additions to our website and discuss measures to take in the event of an Ebola outbreak. During the second half hour Luella will continue her series on the many aspects of bullying.  She will cover cyber bullying and social bullying.,.

  • 00:30

    Blacks Who Persevered in Spite of Disabilities

    in Self Help

    Did you know that Whoopi Goldberg had a learning disorder as a child? Were you aware that Harriet Tubman had epilepsy? These are only two of the many examples of Blacks who became successful despite their disabilities. Some people tend to discourage others with disabilities from achieving their dreams because "it's for their own good"; they want to overprotect them or they just don't understand how a person can accomplish anything despite his/her "limitations." Once you hear these different celebrities' stories, you'll never view people with disabilities the same way again. You will be inspired and encouraged to uplift someone else and even accomplish your own goals!

  • 00:05

    Online Teaching and Learning Course 2015-1

    in Education

    This episode introduces the student to one of the many Web2.0 tools that are available to her/her.  We discuss a little bit about web2.0, it's history, how it evolved and how we can best utilize in our online learning village. 

  • Sociocultural Dimensions of Free-Choice Learning Intro to Winter 2015

    in Education

    This is the first show for the Winter 2015 term of the Free-Choice Learning program sequence; this term the course is SED 583-Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Free-Choice Learning.  Lynn Dierking hosts an overview of the course generally, and Module 1 concepts and tasks, specifically. Lynn will be accompanied by Lena Hosking and Michelle Mileham so it is an opportunity to hear from them (and perhaps others taking the course or participating in the certificate program) up close and personal.  They are ready to answer any questions you have and encourage you to read the syllabus and assignments to see if you have any questions or need clarification.

  • 00:30

    The Gift of Learning Disabilities

    in Family

    Once labelled "severley learning disabled" by his teachers, Jonathan Mooney survived school to eventually graduate from Brown University (with honors). Jonathan will talk to Terri and Nicole about living with a learning disability and how to view it as a difference and not a disability.
    For more information, go to www.theinclusiveclass.com.

  • Spiritual Learning Channel-Fridays @ 4:30pm! Maggi T & KC

    in Spirituality

    Join us Fridays, 3:30pmPST-4:30pmMTN-5:30pmCNT-6:30pmEST, Spiritual Learning Channel with Maggie T and KC! Various topics are dicussed, tune in to see what the topic is today!


    An innate intuitive, Maggi Trudeau, was born with the life path of "the Initiate" as was known in the ancient Egyptian Mystery Schools. Always seeking "Truth", Maggi has experienced first hand Parallel Universes and Alternate Timelines. Although schooled in Philosophy with a minor in Psychology (she dropped the Psych. when she realized it held no "truth" for her.) She later graduated nursing school and worked in Post-Partum, Newborn Nursery and Geriatrics, where she was Charge Nurse. After witnessing the overt intrusion of the pharmaceutical industry, she retired and pursued her life-long interest in metaphysics and natural healing. Along this path she has made some amazingly powerful discoveries which we can all use for our own self-empowerment. Today Maggi, shares with us the basics of "How to Fuel Your Self Empowerment," using simple but ancient methods and oh- so very powerful as to which she can attest.


    KC is a Hawaiian born Reiki Master Teacher/A.R.C.H. Master Level 1, who had a near-death experience at the age of 10, which profoundly affected her understanding of life as she knew it. Growing up involved more learning experiences that led her to Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch, and a variety of other Body-Energy work. With a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming that kept her in the 'real world' in her parents eyes, KC continuted studying and learning on the spiritual side of things. As events on our planet unfold, and new learnings-energies are heightened, KC works to keep up with new events that affect all life forms. Seeking, speaking and sharing the highest truth is her goal.

  • 00:46

    Spiritual Learning Channel-Friday Fun-9:00pm-Yearly Reading for Rita!

    in Spirituality

    Tonight's yearly reading is for Rita! 9:00pm Mountain time


    KC is a Hawaiian born Reiki Master Teacher/A.R.C.H. Master Level 1, who had a near-death experience at the age of 10, which profoundly affected her understanding of life as she knew it. Growing up involved more learning experiences that led her to Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch, and a variety of other Body-Energy work. With a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming that kept her in the 'real world' in her parents eyes, KC continuted studying and learning on the spiritual side of things. As events on our planet unfold, and new learnings-energies are heightened, KC works to keep up with new events that affect all life forms. Seeking, speaking and sharing the highest truth is her goal.

  • 00:46

    Spiritual Learning Channel-Wednesday-12.17.2014-Peg's Yearly Reading by KC

    in Spirituality

    Today doing a reading for our birthday girl Peg Jones! Happy Happy Peg!


    KC is a Hawaiian born Reiki Master Teacher/A.R.C.H. Master Level 1, who had a near-death experience at the age of 10, which profoundly affected her understanding of life as she knew it. Growing up involved more learning experiences that led her to Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch, and a variety of other Body-Energy work. With a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming that kept her in the 'real world' in her parents eyes, KC continuted studying and learning on the spiritual side of things. As events on our planet unfold, and new learnings-energies are heightened, KC works to keep up with new events that affect all life forms. Seeking, speaking and sharing the highest truth is her goal.

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