224- Understanding Dyscalculia: Is It Math Anxiety or a Learning Disability?
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Though dyscalculia is nearly as common as dyslexia, it's neither well known nor fully understood. Daniel Ansari, Ph.D., describes the common signs of this life-long learning disability as well as supports to help a child who struggles with number skills.

Attention Talk Radio
Attention Talk Radio
Attention Talk Radio
ADHD: You’ve Read All the Books So Why Are You Stuck?
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34 min
ADHD reWired
ADHD reWired
Eric Tivers
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The Psych Central Podcast: Mental Health Made Simple
The Psych Central Podcast: Mental Health Made Simple
Gabe Howard (A Psych Central Podcast)
How to Mentally Prepare for Anything
What’s the worst that could happen? And who will you still be regardless of the outcome? In today’s podcast, Gabe talks with author Shira Gura about her newest method CLEAR, a tool we can all use to prepare for an upcoming event or situation that is causing anxiety. Worried about an upcoming exam, date, or party where you won’t know anyone? Join us to learn a great method to help CLEAR your head before you go. For more information and a complete transcript, visit Podcast: How to Mentally Prepare for Anything. Guest Information for 'Shira Gura- CLEAR' Podcast Episode Shira Gura is an emotional well-being coach. Her background as an occupational therapist, yoga instructor, and mindfulness teacher led her to create two powerful self-help tools: The unSTUCK Method® and The CLEAR Way®. She is the author two books: Getting unSTUCK: Five Simple Steps to Emotional Well-Being (which was awarded winner of the 2017 International Book Award in self-help), and most recently The CLEAR Way: Five Simple Steps to Be Mentally Prepared for Anything. Through her coaching, courses, and community, she guides people to live more deliberately. She lives in Israel with her husband and four children. About The Psych Central Podcast Host Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar disorder. He is the author of the popular book, Mental Illness is an Asshole and other Observations, available from Amazon; signed copies are also available directly from the author. To learn more about Gabe, please visit his website, gabehoward.com.
27 min
Very Bad Therapy
Very Bad Therapy
Ben Fineman and Caroline Wiita
67. VBT in Focus: Dr. Don Meichenbaum on CBT and Hype
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1 hr 9 min
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