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2014-06-24 23:14:59

Recent studies reporting the rising incidences of Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia are primarily due to better recognition and diagnosis of milder cases, states neuropsychiatrist Dr. Harold Levinson. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A recent study just released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) notes that the incidence of Autism or ASD rose 30% in just two years from 1/88 to 1/68. Another CDC report indicated that ADHD just increased to 11% from 8%. Similarly, the...

2014-06-24 23:13:55

Jigsaw Academy and Mortgage Dex have today announced the winners of the Data Analysis Competition, held for Jigsaw students. The contest was aimed at helping students strengthen their skills in data exploration, analysis and visualization. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Jigsaw Academy, the renowned online analytics training academy and Mortgage Dex, a firm that examines real estate trends, policies & financial implications that impact real estate investments are proud to...

2014-06-23 23:11:13

Student MAP gains reflect hard work of the school, students, and partners. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Education Elements, the leader in designing and implementing personalized learning for school districts, congratulates Seeds of Health, MC2 High School on a successful implementation of a blended learning rotational model at the high school level, leading to impressive NWEA MAP score gains for their students. MC2’s NWEA MAP scores increased in nearly every grade and subject in...

2014-06-23 16:24:57

Leading Academic and Community Organizations Foster Dialogue on Improving Community Health and Reducing Gaps in Care LEAWOOD, Kan. and WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peers for Progress, a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFPF), and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) gathered researchers and program leaders last week at a conference in San Francisco for an in-depth discussion, "Peer Support: Evidence and Directions Forward." The...

2014-06-19 23:13:30

Allsup explains alternatives for seeking an appeal if VA compensation benefits denied for military sexual trauma or related PTSD Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Veterans who have been denied Veterans Affairs compensation benefits for disability claims involving military sexual trauma (MST) may want to review their claims and file a disability appeal, according to Allsup, which provides veterans disability appeals services through the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Service®....

2014-06-19 23:00:34

Online Profile Revised to Reflect Latest Psychometric Standards San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Aperian Global, a leading provider of consulting, training, and web tools for global talent development, announced the launch of the new GlobeSmart® Profile, an updated component of the company’s flagship online tool, GlobeSmart®. GlobeSmart is an industry-leading, on-demand solution for individuals working with global counterparts. It contains detailed content on 87...

2014-06-18 23:06:52

Educational psychologist and author Donna Wilson, who spoke at a gathering of national and state educational leaders earlier this month, provided insights into the cognitive potential of young learners. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Aligning educational policy and practice with the science of learning, informed by brain research, can help create a positive trajectory for young children to succeed in school and beyond. That was the core message delivered by educational psychologist and author...

A Link Found Between Musical Training And Executive Brain Function
2014-06-18 13:45:58

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Musical training and performance programs like Suzuki Strings have long been thought to be beneficial to the child student though little, if any, research was able to substantively back up that assertion. With research recently conducted at Boston Children's Hospital, evidence now exists that shows just how beneficial early musical training can be in helping to determine an individual's later academic success and prolonged executive...

2014-06-17 23:14:31

A recent report by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as well as prior studies indicate significantly more males with Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia. Understanding these data led Dr. Levinson to vital etiologic, diagnostic and therapeutic insights. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In a recent study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 3x and 5x more males were recognized to have ADHD and Autism (ASD), respectively. And for decades, the reported ratios of...

2014-06-17 16:27:53

World's First Free Assessment Creation Tool Offering Modern Question Types Allows Educators to Easily Evaluate Student Comprehension LOS GATOS, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd (www.OpenEd.io), the largest K-12 educational resource catalog, today announced a free tool designed to enable teachers to easily create assessments with the question types required by Common Core standards. OpenEd's assessment creation tool enables educators to create tests incorporating their own...


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