Dyslexics Wanted

Dyslexics Wanted


Latest Episodes

Barry Weiner -141
March 07, 2021

A conversation between Jordan Rich and  Barry Weiner, a true renaissance man who has enjoyed success in movie and documentary production, business and real estate and public service, despite deep struggles with learning during  his school years.

Jessica Minihan -040
March 07, 2021

A conversation between Jordan Rich and  Jessica Minihan, special educator, behavior analyst and author of “The Behavior Code: A Practical  Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students.  We discuss Jessica’s systematic approach for ...

Phil Newman, LCSW -039
February 19, 2021

A conversation between Jordan Rich and Phil Newman, licensed social worker on staff at the Carroll School in Lincoln, Massachusetts.  Phil discusses the pressures faced by children with learning differences and what’s being done to help them.

A Tribute to Dr. Webb and the PAL Program -038
December 17, 2020

We are proud to present this very special podcast episode. The Program for Assisted Learning at Curry College in Milton recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.  Founded by the late Dr Gertrude Webb, a pioneer in teaching children with learning differ...

Micki Boas -037
September 14, 2020

On today’s episode, meet the author of a groundbreaking book that is a must-read for parents, educators and anyone concerned with the education of children with dyslexia. Micki Boas has written, “ One in Five:  How We’re Fighting for our Dyslexic Kids ...

Rosalin Abigail Kyere-Nartey -036
August 26, 2020

Dyslexics Wanted goes international once again and welcomes Rosalin Abigail Kyere-Nartey, a trailblazing woman from Ghana who was diagnosed as a young adult with dyslexia.  Since then she has worked tirelessly to help her country recognize and help tho...

Jeff Tackett -035
August 26, 2020

Today’s guest is a dyslexic father of a daughter who also has dyslexia. Jeff never knew he had it until his daughter was diagnosed.  Since then he and his wife have lobbied for legislation in California to recognize learning difficulties.

Sandra Carter -034
July 08, 2020

Today, Jordan introduces us to Sandra Carter from Birmingham, England.  She shares her wonderful story of meeting the challenges of dyslexia during her lifetime, finally being tested and diagnosed at age 40.

Kids with Superpowers -Abigail Steeves -033
May 04, 2020

Today Jordan introduces you to another remarkable young person.  Abigail Steeves lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  The 14-year old 9th grader has dealt with dyslexia for years, but only recently received her diagnosis.

Steve Wilkins, Remote Learning -032
April 28, 2020

On this special edition, Jordan welcomes back to the podcast Steve Wilkins, Head of School at the Carroll School in Lincoln, an independent day school for elementary and middle school students in grades 1 – 9 who have been diagnosed with specific learn...