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2014-05-27 23:11:41

On Friday May 23, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Not Dead Yet and twelve other disability rights organizations filed an amicus brief in a case challenging the University of Wisconsin Hospital Center’s alleged practice of counseling families of people with developmental disabilities to withhold care for treatable but potentially life-threatening medical conditions, such as pneumonia. (Disability Rights Wisconsin v. University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, et al., Case No. 2014...

2014-05-27 23:08:19

iSuperLearn (http://www.iSuperLearn.com), the leading online review system for medical professionals, is releasing its remarks on the importance of the upcoming Learning Technologies 2014 Summer Forum, taking place on June 17 at the Olympia exhibition center in London, England. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 iSuperLearn (http://www.iSuperLearn.com), the leading online review system for medical professionals, is releasing its remarks on the importance of the upcoming Learning...

2014-05-24 23:03:14

Local organization, Enigma Link unveiled its non-profit program, I Wish I Knew to Ask, targeting young adults 15 to 23 years old equipping them with skills, confidence, resources, and mentors to successfully help put the pieces back together, and bridge the gap between teen and adulthood. Huntington Beach, CA; Orange County, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Enigma Link (enigmainc.org) has developed a state of the art resource book and mentor program that is intended to prepare today’s youth for...

Students With Low IQ Learn To Read At 1st-grade Level After Persistent, Intensive Instruction
2014-05-22 03:46:36

Watch The Video: Never Give Up! Low IQ Students Learn To Read ] Margaret Allen, Southern Methodist University Study offers hope for all struggling readers after large sample of special education students and students with low IQ significantly improved their reading ability over several academic years The findings of a pioneering four-year educational study offer hope for thousands of children identified with intellectual disability or low IQ who have very little, if any,...

2014-05-20 23:17:47

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are taking amphetamine medications for ADD or ADHD. Should a rational parent, pediatrician, child psychiatrist or psychologist be alarmed by this statistic? Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 In his May 16, 2014 article from the New York Times Alan Schwarz cited a recent government announcement that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are being prescribed amphetamines for attention deficit...

2014-05-20 23:10:34

Principal Attributes Success to Catapult Learning’s Literacy First Instructional Framework Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Every third grade student at Lanier Elementary School of Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed the state reading test this year, Lanier’s principal Robert Morris announced last week. Morris cited Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s nationally proven three-year instructional framework, as a key factor in the success of his economically and ethnically diverse student...

2014-05-20 23:03:44

Alliance will leverage breakthrough research, harness real-time classroom data and deploy generative adaptation to transform school outcomes around the world. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Engaged Learning (http://www.enlearn.org) – a new not-for-profit K-12 company – announced today that it is partnering with the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS), whose research is focused on the optimization of the interactive experience and how that impacts the best...

2014-05-20 12:39:53

PROGRAM RESULTS IN 70 PERCENT IMPROVEMENT IN STUDENT SCORES LEADING TO ADOPTION BY TWO ADDITIONAL DISTRICT SCHOOLS KENDALL PARK, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tabtor Math, an iPad-based learning program, announced today that students participating in the pilot program at Greenbrook Elementary School, part of South Brunswick school District, improved their math test scores by an average of 70 percent. As a result of the success, two additional South Brunswick School District...

2014-05-19 23:00:10

New book presents program designed to let able-bodied people experience life with a ‘disability’. Olympia, WA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The new guide “Disability 4 A Day” (published by Balboa Press) from author Dr. Michelle McFalls-Mills presents to readers her Disability 4 A Day program, which gives children and adults a chance to “walk in someone else’s shoes” by experiencing a “physical disability.” This edition of “Disability 4 A Day” includes all required forms and...

2014-05-15 23:09:50

People around the world are looking to find ways to succeed in business and create more in their life. They see coaching as a new resource. Healdsburg, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 People around the world are looking to find ways to succeed in business and create more in their life. They see coaching as a new resource. This is a growing profession with credibility established by the International Coach Federation (ICF) which has done a great job to build awareness and value for professional...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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