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Unlocking the Power of Reading: Overcoming Dyslexia with Breakthrough Insights

June 04, 2024
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Welcome to Empowering Homeschool Conversations, where we dive deep into topics that matter most to homeschooling families of diverse learners. In today's episode, we have a special guest, a true beacon of knowledge in the realm of dyslexia: Dr. Tim Conway.

Get ready to unlock the power of reading as we explore groundbreaking insights on overcoming dyslexia. From unraveling the mysteries of this learning difference to discovering revolutionary strategies, this conversation promises to be a game-changer for your homeschool. Get ready to embark on a journey of empowerment and enlightenment!

Dr. Tim Conway, Ph.D., is a world-renowned brain scientist with over three decades of experience in clinical research on dyslexia, developmental disorders, aphasia, and alexia. He is committed to developing innovative and evidence-based therapies to intervene or remediate reading and spelling difficulties associated with these conditions. Dr. Conway's passion for his work stems from his personal experiences growing up in a family where dyslexia was prevalent. Dr. Conway earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a concentration in neuropsychology from the University of Florida. His personal experiences and relentless research, combined with his role as a clinical research scientist-practitioner, would earn him the credentials and reputation as a sought-after expert, scholar and advocate in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders, which includes dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and a myriad of other learning disorders. He is committed to using his research and development of effective evidence-based programs to bring down high illiteracy rates in communities worldwide, making intervention services accessible to anyone who needs them.

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To connect with Dr. Conway and his resources, use these links:

YouTube videos: The Morris Center Clinics https://www.youtube.com/@TheMorrisCenterClinics-mv4rz

NOW Programs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sIvFHZvyuQ

TED Talk https://youtu.be/M4LtozMLMNc?feature=shared


The Morris Center https://themorriscenter.com/

The NOW Program https://www.nowprograms.com/

Dr. Conways research: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=K_5nHpcAAAAJ

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Peggy Ployhar, SPED Homeschool Founder & CEO, is a physicist turned home educator who left a lucrative career in the medical device industry to teach the struggling learners in her own home.

Peggy founded SPED Homeschool in 2017 after working in the special education homeschooling industry for over a decade and now she and her team empower families across the globe to homeschool students with diverse learning needs.

She is certified by the American Association of Christian Counselors and trained as a Precept Bible Study leader. Peggy is also a professional aerial silks performer and instructor. In her free time, Peggy enjoys vegan/gluten-free cooking, paddle boarding, hiking and reading. She and her husband Doug live in League City, TX, and after 19 years of homeschooling have now graduated all three of their children from their home school.

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