One of our directors, Danielle Copplin featured during this week’s Spot Family Podcast with Heidi Begg! Heidi is the Founder, CEO and principal Speech Pathologist of Spot. Did we mention that it is Australia’s leading online speech therapy company? On the podcast, Danielle was asked: What is Educational Psychology? What’s more, she discussed her role in diagnosing neurodevelopmental disorders such as dyslexia, dysgraphia and ADHD. One highlight of the conversation was Danielle explaining the importance of formal diagnoses. Moreover, she also explained how they can help families to seek out and access the support they need.

Overall topics discussed on the podcast include:

  • The differences of educational psychology with attention to disorders and disabilities 
  • Diagnosing neurodevelopmental disorders
  • How a formal diagnosis can help families in particular
  • Assessing and treating learning disabilities such as dyslexia and dysgraphia
  • Working with educational and developmental psychologists

We highly recommend you checkout the Spot Family podcast, there’s 15 episodes available now!

Are you curious about what specifically educational and developmental psychology is? To put it another way, are you looking for an informative conversation between two qualified health professionals? Without delay, check out Episode 15 of the podcast on Apple or Spotify.

Want to learn more? Book an appointment with one of our psychologists or visit our clinic and wellbeing store in Bulimba.