Episode 12 - Dr. Michael Hart | Neuro-Psychologist & Specialist on Brain Differences
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Join us as we begin our investigation into behavior and behavior remediation in education with special guest, Dr. Michael Hart.

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In this episode of Mentorships in Education, we welcome Dr. Michael Hart. Mentorships in Education is brought to you by Just Education, LLC and is hosted by Judith Epstein. Judith has a Master's degree in Education with a concentration in Language Acquisition. She is certified in special education with post-graduate coursework and professional development in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Social Thinking, and Collaborative & Proactive Solutions and Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT). Judith created Just Education, LLC to compile a free resource library for mentors of students who struggle on a wide variety of topics that are all related to education and student success.

Michael Hart, Ph.D has more than 25 years of experience as an international literacy expert, entrepreneur, and consultant. Dr. Hart’s unique background provides him with the authority and expertise to challenge the status quo of global literacy initiatives and lead the charge in providing new solutions.

After completing a Ph.D. in Psychology, Dr. Hart began his career as a child psychologist, practicing in diverse psychiatric treatment settings that included working with primary and secondary school students. As his career progressed, he developed an expertise in learning challenges and attention issues. In fact, his passion for understanding neurologically-based processing problems drove him to further his research under the mentorship of top psychologists at renowned institutions, including Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. Dr. Hart went on to receive a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

Dr. Hart’s work is used by some of the leading international organizations focused on moving the needle in society’s understanding of learning differences. Some of his most notable achievements include:

  • Recent co-chair of UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) advisory committee, which oversees a large-scale literacy development project across India.
  • Literacy Expert for Understood.org, one of the largest global repositories of information on learning and attention issues.
  • Founding board member of TEDxNashville and chair of speaker selection committee for over four years.

Dr Hart may be reached through LinkedIn or at doctormichaelhart@gmail.com - will address and concerns or questions.

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Wrightslaw   https://www.wrightslaw.com/
Margie Gillis  www.literacyhow.com
www.understood.org
Yale Center for dyslexia and creativity: http://dyslexia.yale.edu/?gclid=CNum-5KNy7cCFUdk7Aod0g4ADw
Dyslexia Help at Univeristy of Michigan: http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/professionals/dyslexia-
school/strategies-for-teachers


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