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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.

Dec 11, 2017

Host, Jennifer Cronk speaks with author, Rushton Hurley.

Rushton Hurley, speaker, consultant and author recently published his second book, “Making Your Teaching Something Special.”

This book, in addition to his first, really spoke to me as a student and educator with learning disabilities. Rushton’s work...

Nov 13, 2017

Host, Jennifer Cronk speaks with Dee Lanier.

Originally from Southern California, “Sociologist turned Technologist,” Dee Lanier is a passionate and energetic educator and learner with over a decade of instructional experience on the K-12 and collegiate level. Dee holds Undergraduate and Master’s degrees...

Oct 16, 2017

Learn strategies for working with learners who have executive function disorder.

Host, Jennifer Cronk speaks with, friend and colleague, Amber Reilly.

Amber is a Google Education Trainer, Certified Google Administrator and a Microsoft Innovative Educator. Amber's background in curriculum and instruction in conjunction...

Oct 9, 2017

Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioral difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after acquired brain injury and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.

Jennifer provides insight...

Oct 2, 2017

Author Trevor MacKenzie provides insight into inquiry-based learning for special education students in part 2 of 2.

Trevor is a full-time English teacher in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and has started a revolution among educators with his book Dive into Inquiry: Amplify Learning and Empower Student Voice.

In this...