Category Archives: Previous Broadcasts

May 30, 2013 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 46: Digital Games and Dyslexia

Simone Gori, Ph. D. and co-author of research article “Action Video Games Make Dyslexic Children Read Better,” joined us on Thursday, May 30 at 1 …

March 27, 2013 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 44: Demo of Free Screening Tool: Mississippi Dyslexia Screener

As you may already know, Lexercise has created the free Mississippi Dyslexia Screener to comply with the new Mississippi legislation requiring dyslexia screening for kindergarten …

February 21, 2013 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 42: Evernote for the Dyslexic Brain

Ron Toledo, Senior Marketing Manager at Evernote, joined us to discuss how Evernote helps dyslexics and people with ADHD maximize their big-picture thinking. He showed …

December 6, 2012 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 39: In Appreciation of Handwriting

The Real Spelling team presented a film prepared especially for Lexercise. This film, like all of the Real Spelling Tool Box 2 resources, offers a …

November 1, 2012 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 38: 21st Century Note Taking with the Livescribe Smartpen

Some months ago, I talked about assistive technologies that are helpful for people with dyslexia. Recently, one of our advisors alerted us to an exciting …

Live Broadcast 37: Math-U-See for Struggling Readers and Writers

Steve Demme, Author and Founder of Math-U-See joined us to discuss what makes Math-U-See effective for struggling readers and writers. Steve is a former math …

Live Broadcast 36: The International Dyslexia Association’s Knowledge and Practice Standards: Creating High Quality Instruction in Teaching Reading

Elisabeth (Liz) Liptak is the Professional Services Director for the¬†International Dyslexia Association, and joined us to discuss the IDA’s Knowledge & Practice Standards. She talked …

August 9, 2012 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 35: Environmental Causes of Neuro-developmental Disabilities

Cindy Lawler, Ph.D., joined us and discussed groundbreaking new research into the role of environmental contributors to neurodevelopmental diseases, including those that impact language processing. …

Live Broadcast 34: How CogMed Trains Working Memory

In this broadcast, Peter Entwistle, PhD will join us to discuss how CogMed improves working memory for better focus and attention. Dr. Entwistle is a …

June 14, 2012 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 33: Structured Word Inquiry and the Scientific Study of Words

Peter Bowers of WordWorks Kingston joined us to model and discuss an instructional approach called “structured word inquiry” that uses the linguistic tools of the …

May 31, 2012 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 32: GingerSoftware – Assistive Technology for Struggling Writers

Miki (Michal) Feldman-Simon, Vice President, U.S. Operations, Ginger Software Inc., spoke with us about how struggling writers can use GingerSoftware. Miki has varied experience in …

Live Broadcast 31: Learning Ally – The Role of Assistive Technology in a Dyslexia Treatment Plan

Mary K. Alexander of Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic) shared how assistive technology can help students with Dyslexia and other learning …