Category Archives: LD Support Professionals

A directory of consultants, psychologists, tutors, and other LD support professionals plus relevant links external to this site.

If you don’t find what you are looking for suggest a new LD support professional.

The “I Can’t Help You” Podcast with Danny Conroy

Thanks for a great interview Danny Conroy,  a leader in the Recovery field.   Listen to Danny Conroy interview me on subjects related to learning, learning differences and mental health. Podcast with Sanford on LD and Mental Health

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Richard Wanderman Passes

                                  Photo Credit: Joy Brown Last week we lost a one of a kind in Richard Wanderman. Richard was the founder of this site … Continue reading

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Book for Children with Anxiety, Worries

Book for Anxious or Worried Children by Sanford Shapiro “Sanford Shapiro has written a sweet and insightful coming of age children’s tale, beautifully illustrated, chronicling the parallel journeys and triumphs of courage and connection over fear, undertaken by an unlikely … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Impact a Dyslexia Diagnosis Can Have

Today I was part of the beautiful impact a diagnosis of dyslexia can have for a young teenage girl. For her, the information was freeing because it gave her context. It doesn’t always work out this well. But today it … Continue reading

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Sanford Shapiro Speaking at National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, in Orlando

The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) will be holding its national conference in Orlando, Florida next week, February 9th-11th at the World Swan and Dolphin Conference Center. Sanford Shapiro (me) will be presenting next Saturday on the … Continue reading

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Using FaceTime to Communicate and Teach

I’ve recently begun working with a 10 year old boy who has dyslexia. That’s not unusual for me. It’s an important part of what I do in my educational consulting practice, and I’ve been doing it for years. What’s new … Continue reading

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Sanford on LA Talk Radio: Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

Yesterday I spoke with LA Talk Radio host Lon Woodbury on his show, “Parent Choices For Struggling Teens.” The show was called “Learning Disabilities or Therapy: You Shouldn’t Have to Choose”. Speaking to the integration of best practices between Learning … Continue reading

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Sanford on the Radio

This coming Monday, August 29th, at 12 noon Pacific Time, I’ll be on the internet radio show, “Parent Choices for Struggling Teens,” on L.A. Talk Radio. This interview show, hosted by Lon Woodbury, is on the subject of Learning Disabilities … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Schools and Programs Touring

I’ve been on the road a lot the past several months visiting all sorts and sizes of therapeutic boarding schools, residential treatment centers and therapeutic wilderness programs. Primarily, I’ve focused on ones that (by reputation) have some informed sensitivity to … Continue reading

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Personalizing Dyslexia, Dr. Maryanne Wolf

I know Maryann Wolf is a top scientific researcher and writer about dyslexia. I never realized her own son is dyslexic. In this article, she writes a letter to parents explaining the differences in brain organization.

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Dale Brown, LD Expert, on the Radio

Dale Brown, a well-known speaker and writer on learning disabilities will be speaking on Rockland Internet radio, Tuesday April 26 at 6:25PM EST. Dale Brown speaks on Dan Windheim’s internet radio show about LD, ADA assistance and more. Dale’s been … Continue reading

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