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2014-07-13 23:03:44

Emerald City School (ECS) announced it will commence operations for its first school year this September. The school is located downtown near the booming South Lake Union area, and offers individualized, evidence-based instruction for students with learning disabilities. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 ECS is being founded by Seattle businessman Ken Woolcott, who commented, “As a parent of a special needs child, I have become keenly aware of the underserved need in the Seattle...

Fiber-optic Pen Used To See Inside Brains Of Children With Learning Disabilities
2013-06-18 13:09:41

University of Washington For less than $100, University of Washington researchers have designed a computer-interfaced drawing pad that helps scientists see inside the brains of children with learning disabilities while they read and write. The device and research using it to study the brain patterns of children will be presented June 18 at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping meeting in Seattle. A paper describing the tool, developed by the UW´s Center on Human Development and...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

'People Who Raised Me Beyond' is a must-read for teachers, families and students with special needs. Rytter who has lived with quadriplegia (CP and she cannot speak) since birth was thought to be unteachable. In 2007, she became the first person to receive a PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Washington. Dr. Rytter used Morse code and a word prediction writing tool (assistive technology) to complete her studies and to self-publish her book. Round Lake, IL (PRWEB)...

2010-12-08 21:33:14

2 new studies shed light on different types of dyslexia and dysgraphia Learning to read and write are complex processes, which can be disrupted in various ways, leading to disorders known as dyslexia and dysgraphia. Two new studies, published in a recent special issue of Elsevier's Cortex (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00109452) provide evidence of this variety, suggesting that effective treatment needs to take it into account. A group of researchers from the Universities of...

2009-03-18 16:48:00

Novel approach improves reading and attention deficits in children and adults. IRVINE, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raviv Method, an innovative neuro-cognitive approach to correcting learning and attention deficits associated with dyslexia, AD(H)D and related neurological disorders, will launch its first U.S. practitioner training course in Los Angeles on April 25. The course is open to special needs professionals and educators, parents of children with attention or learning...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.