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Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia

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Dyslexics Wanted is the podcast of the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia

Latest Episodes

Micki Boas -037

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 Boashas written, “ One in Five: How We’re Fighting for our Dyslexic Kids in a System That’s Failing Them.” Micki talks with Jordan about battling the system that was neglecting her own children and she shares some of what she has learned about cutting through “the invisible red tape” that can be so frustrating.If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

20 minSEP 15
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Micki Boas -037

Rosalin Abigail Kyere-Nartey -036

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 those with dyslexia. She recently started the Africa Dyslexia Organization to champion awareness and advocacy in Ghana and across Africa. Hers is a tale of overcoming adversity while offering hope to others. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org

21 minAUG 27
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Rosalin Abigail Kyere-Nartey -036

Jeff Tackett -035

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.He is also a teacher for the state of California and work as a counselor for the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.Jeff is also a dedicated soccer coach for youth, high school, college and pro teams. He is a great help and inspiration to young players who exhibit dyslexia. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org

22 minAUG 27
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Jeff Tackett -035

Sandra Carter -034

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. By age 50 she realizes her dream of becoming a published science fiction novelist. She currently has three books available with more on the way. Sandra also gives back, mentoring others while using many creative arts to explore and maximize her “gift of dyslexia.” If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

20 minJUL 9
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Sandra Carter -034

Kids with Superpowers -Abigail Steeves -033

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. She hasn’t let it stop her or even slow her down. Abigail is a leading climate change and environmental activist who has led large rallies and organized events to bring attention to the causes she is passionate about. Like so many of the students we feature, Abigail focuses on the strengths that have emerged from having dyslexia She is a born leader. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

13 minMAY 5
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Kids with Superpowers -Abigail Steeves -033

Steve Wilkins, Remote Learning -032

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 learning difficulties such as dyslexia. Steve addresses the quick transition to remote learning, the impact of Covid-19 on the educational and emotional well-being of the students and creative ways the faculty is connecting and helping students. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

12 minAPR 28
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Steve Wilkins, Remote Learning -032

Wes Hamilton -031

Jordan had a chance to connect with Wes Hamilton, who shared his incredible story of how he’s living his best life after being paralyzed in a shooting. Wes reminds us that within our uniqueness lies our greatness---an inspiring message shared by all of us at the Webb Center. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

18 minJAN 30
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Wes Hamilton -031

Curry College PAL Program -030

Jordan Rich, recently sat down with Laura Vanderberg, Director, and Lori Lubeski, Professor, of Curry College's PAL Program to hear about how it continues to grow while fulfilling Dr. Webb's mission of helping students "challenge strengths and strengthen challenges.” If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write tojordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

31 minJAN 17
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Curry College PAL Program -030

Kids with Superpowers -Christianna Alexander -029

Today Jordan meets a remarkable young entrepreneur named Christianna Alexander. She’s the oldest of three children and faced many learning challenges early on in school. Struggles continued into the 2nd grade and she was forced to repeat the year. But, it didn’t take long for Christi to develop more confidence and better grades when she transferred to a school that focused on helping kids with learning disabilities.She not only did well in school, she caught the business bug early and after lots of trial and error she created “Sweet Christi’s” a successful company focused on making all natural-handmade soaps that resemble delectable treats like donuts and cupcakes.Christianna views her disability as a blessing and her mission in life is to be an ambassador for children everywhere who suffer with learning disabilities. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write tojordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the We...

10 min2019 DEC 27
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Kids with Superpowers -Christianna Alexander -029

Andy Magdanz -028

A conversation between Jordan Rich andmaster glass blower Andy Magdanz ofAlmost Perfect Glass, a hot glass studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Powered by solar energy, the studio is home to a fantastic array of glass artists, sculptors, and jewelers. Because of his dyslexia which resulted in poor reading and writing skills in school, Andy was ridiculed by some and often told he wouldn’t have the stuff to succeed. But like so many featured on these podcasts he gravitated toward his calling an passion for art and design to became one of the most sought-after craftsmen in his field. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write tojordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website atdyslexicswanted.org.

13 min2019 DEC 27
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Andy Magdanz -028

Latest Episodes

Micki Boas -037

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 Boashas written, “ One in Five: How We’re Fighting for our Dyslexic Kids in a System That’s Failing Them.” Micki talks with Jordan about battling the system that was neglecting her own children and she shares some of what she has learned about cutting through “the invisible red tape” that can be so frustrating.If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

20 minSEP 15
Comments
Micki Boas -037

Rosalin Abigail Kyere-Nartey -036

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 those with dyslexia. She recently started the Africa Dyslexia Organization to champion awareness and advocacy in Ghana and across Africa. Hers is a tale of overcoming adversity while offering hope to others. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org

21 minAUG 27
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Rosalin Abigail Kyere-Nartey -036

Jeff Tackett -035

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.He is also a teacher for the state of California and work as a counselor for the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.Jeff is also a dedicated soccer coach for youth, high school, college and pro teams. He is a great help and inspiration to young players who exhibit dyslexia. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org

22 minAUG 27
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Jeff Tackett -035

Sandra Carter -034

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. By age 50 she realizes her dream of becoming a published science fiction novelist. She currently has three books available with more on the way. Sandra also gives back, mentoring others while using many creative arts to explore and maximize her “gift of dyslexia.” If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

20 minJUL 9
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Sandra Carter -034

Kids with Superpowers -Abigail Steeves -033

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. She hasn’t let it stop her or even slow her down. Abigail is a leading climate change and environmental activist who has led large rallies and organized events to bring attention to the causes she is passionate about. Like so many of the students we feature, Abigail focuses on the strengths that have emerged from having dyslexia She is a born leader. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

13 minMAY 5
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Kids with Superpowers -Abigail Steeves -033

Steve Wilkins, Remote Learning -032

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 learning difficulties such as dyslexia. Steve addresses the quick transition to remote learning, the impact of Covid-19 on the educational and emotional well-being of the students and creative ways the faculty is connecting and helping students. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

12 minAPR 28
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Steve Wilkins, Remote Learning -032

Wes Hamilton -031

Jordan had a chance to connect with Wes Hamilton, who shared his incredible story of how he’s living his best life after being paralyzed in a shooting. Wes reminds us that within our uniqueness lies our greatness---an inspiring message shared by all of us at the Webb Center. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write to jordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

18 minJAN 30
Comments
Wes Hamilton -031

Curry College PAL Program -030

Jordan Rich, recently sat down with Laura Vanderberg, Director, and Lori Lubeski, Professor, of Curry College's PAL Program to hear about how it continues to grow while fulfilling Dr. Webb's mission of helping students "challenge strengths and strengthen challenges.” If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write tojordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website at dyslexicswanted.org.

31 minJAN 17
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Curry College PAL Program -030

Kids with Superpowers -Christianna Alexander -029

Today Jordan meets a remarkable young entrepreneur named Christianna Alexander. She’s the oldest of three children and faced many learning challenges early on in school. Struggles continued into the 2nd grade and she was forced to repeat the year. But, it didn’t take long for Christi to develop more confidence and better grades when she transferred to a school that focused on helping kids with learning disabilities.She not only did well in school, she caught the business bug early and after lots of trial and error she created “Sweet Christi’s” a successful company focused on making all natural-handmade soaps that resemble delectable treats like donuts and cupcakes.Christianna views her disability as a blessing and her mission in life is to be an ambassador for children everywhere who suffer with learning disabilities. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write tojordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the We...

10 min2019 DEC 27
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Kids with Superpowers -Christianna Alexander -029

Andy Magdanz -028

A conversation between Jordan Rich andmaster glass blower Andy Magdanz ofAlmost Perfect Glass, a hot glass studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Powered by solar energy, the studio is home to a fantastic array of glass artists, sculptors, and jewelers. Because of his dyslexia which resulted in poor reading and writing skills in school, Andy was ridiculed by some and often told he wouldn’t have the stuff to succeed. But like so many featured on these podcasts he gravitated toward his calling an passion for art and design to became one of the most sought-after craftsmen in his field. If you have a story worth sharing on this podcast, write tojordan@chartproductions.com. If you’d like to discover ways to support and become involved with the Webb Innovation Center for Dyslexia,please visit our website atdyslexicswanted.org.

13 min2019 DEC 27
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Andy Magdanz -028
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