Stress-Based Learning Disabilities in Young Children

Rae Pica with Liz Willen, Dr. Regalena Melrose, Dr. Regina Lamourelle

Our guests discuss how stress impacts learning in young children and can produce stressed-based learning disabilities with longterm implications. The good news is that stress-based learning disabilities can be reversed with understanding and trained assistance. The segment closes with advice on prevention and stress management.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Dr. Regalena Reggie Melrose is a licensed school psychologist with nearly 20 years of experience working with children and adolescents. Dr. Regina Lamourelle’s experience in teaching educators about brain development and learning spans 15 years. Liz Willen is the Associate editor of the Hechinger Report at Teachers College, Columbia University. She was formerly a senior writer for Bloomberg Markets magazine focusing on higher education.
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