BeCause & Effect #52: Karen Velthuys

Literacy, Education & Employment

My guest today is Karen Velthuys, she’s the Executive Director of Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba (LDAM). Karen is also a 2020 Fast Pitch alum, and she is a leading voice and advocate for both children and adults with learning disabilities in our province.

I sat down with Karen to talk about how learning remotely due to COVID has affected students, the stigmas that continue to surround this area of work, and how mental health can be adversely affected if learning disabilities aren’t diagnosed and managed.

This episode is also on The Winnipeg Foundation’s YouTube channel, so you can watch the video of my conversation with Karen.

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Host Nolan Bicknell talks to people about the Causes they care about and the Effect it has on their lives. BeCause & Effect is a podcast of The Winnipeg Foundation.

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