Aspies and Improv with Maja Watkins
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
Different Learners – Maja Watkins Maja Watkins is the SEL Specialist & Co-Founder of Zip Zap Zop Enrichment, which aims to teach Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) using improv as the tool to enhance children’s social skills. She has a robust educational background, including a B.A. in Child Development, and she is also a graduate of The Second City, where she studied improv and sketch comedy. Maja loves her work as a teacher and behaviorist, and her focus is on inclusive classrooms where the curriculum is designed to allow children to reach their highest potential in a fun, relaxed en ..read more
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Neurodiversity Primer with Orley Garber
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
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Auditory Processing disorder with Dr Bea Braun
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
Dr. Braun is a clinical audiologist and a credentialed educational audiologist with nearly 30 years of experience, including completing comprehensive (central) auditory processing evaluations in private and educational settings. She founded the Auditory Processing Center of Pasadena in 2005 to provide comprehensive (central) auditory processing evaluations for children and adults while educating patients and their families as to each individual's specific deficits and strengths. Dr. Braun is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, a member of the Educational Audiology Association, and a ..read more
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Bonus Episode 2 Online Learning with Maxie
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
In this extra episode we learn how Maxie is handling the change to online learning. This episode was recorded in May 2020 ..read more
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Advocacy with Lisa Mosko of Speak Up Parents
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
Lisa Mosko has worked for over 13 years to support families with children with learning differences to advocate and plan for their kids’ social, emotional, and academic success. She is the leader of Speak UP’s Special Education Task Force, which serves to engage, train and empower Los Angeles parents to take action in support of policies that directly impact their kids. Lisa also serves on LA Unified School District’s Community Advisory Committee and serves as an elected parent representative liaison between parents and administration at her kids’ LAUSD school. Lisa joins me today to discuss ..read more
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Bonus Episode 1 Distance Learning with Khasar
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
In this mini bonus episode of Different Learners Los Angeles we hear from Khasar, who is distance learning in Los Angeles. This episode was recorded in April 2020 ..read more
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Seeking Resources with Dr Tamar Apelian
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
Dr. Tamar Apelian (Psy.D.) is a licensed psychologist with nearly 20 years of clinical experience who founded A.M.P. Autism to provide leading clinical services and produce the reports used to help children benefit from critical interventions, therapies, and funding. Before starting her own practice, she conducted diagnostic evaluations at the renowned Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic at the University of California, Los Angeles, for nine years and has trained many clinicians and researchers at UCLA and other university-based autism centers. Dr. Apelian’s diagnostic and testing ..read more
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Dyslexia with Lyeah Granderson
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
Lyeah Granderson is an Educator and Behavior & Reading Specialist at the Exceptional Children's Foundation in Culver City who works tirelessly with people of all abilities to help them reach their greatest potential and discover where their talents and passions lie. The Exceptional Children’s Foundation supports more than 5,000 children, adults, and their families throughout L.A. County and provides a life long services to clients to help them live as independently as possible with the right support Lyeah is committed to amplifying the voices of teachers and students and striving for an ed ..read more
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Georgianna Junco-Kelman: The Importance of Inclusive Education
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
Georgianna Junco-Kelman is the principal and managing attorney at The Law Offices of Georgianna Junco-Kelman, and her practice focuses solely on the representing children and adults with special needs. Her personal experience of parenting a child with special educational needs led her to immerse herself in special education law then found her legal practice in 2008, which is exclusively dedicated to the representation of students with disabilities. Georgianna serves on the Autism Speaks Southern California Board of Directors and in 2011 co-founded Autism Speaks Southern California’s premier ga ..read more
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Welcome To Different Learners Los Angeles
Different Learners Los Angeles
by Martha Daley
3y ago
Different Learners Los Angeles is a podcast about neurodiversity, advocacy and special education ..read more
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