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The Assist Learning podcast is dedicated to helping teachers and families assist students with learning disabilities. In this podcast, we explore the intersection of instructional technology and special education.

Apr 23, 2018

The focus of this episode is going to be on engaging students through 20-time projects and providing them different avenues to express their learning. Our main focus is how are we going to harness the interest of students who are struggling to overcome learning disabilities and other challenges. Keep this in mind and...

Apr 9, 2018

Heidi Bernasconi shares how she engages all students.

Heidi has been teaching at Clarkstown (NY) High School North since 2004 where she currently teaches Marine Biology, Biology, and Business. She also serves as the high school's technology liaison and also runs the Wellness Committee.


Mar 19, 2018

Stephen is the author of the novel Black Ice, a coming of age thriller with five-star ratings on Amazon. And the short story collection Intolerance. These books as well as much of his writing and focus on kids in crisis - social (often racial), emotional, physical, drug/alcohol related - and the various ways they deal...

Feb 12, 2018

Rachael Sessler Trinkowsky works with a variety of assistive technology including screen readers and screen magnification software.

Dr. Sessler Trinkowsky's credentials include a B.A. in Special Education and a Master of Health Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Florida. She also earned an...

Jan 29, 2018

Katie Novak, Ed.D. is an internationally renowned education consultant as well as a practicing leader in education as an Assistant Superintendent of Schools at the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District in Massachusetts.

With 15 years of experience in teaching and administration, an earned doctorate in curriculum...