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Latest learning disabilities Stories

2011-06-14 23:00:24

One Swede in five is considered to have difficulties reading and writing, and the affected individuals tend to encounter great problems in modern society.

2011-05-27 21:39:21

Specialised teaching for individuals with dyscalculia, the mathematical equivalent of dyslexia, should be made widely available in mainstream education.

2011-05-19 11:39:50

Greater awareness of 'specific language impairment' (SLI), a language disorder, is needed to ensure better outcomes for the 3-6 per cent of UK school children affected by this disability.

2011-03-28 09:17:00

BALTIMORE, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning Lutherville agency, Barb Clapp Advertising & Marketing (BCAM), is pleased to announce the addition of a new client for the expanding firm.

2011-01-12 00:01:22

The fallacious decade-old "vaccine-cause-autism" link was recently but belatedly exposed as a "fraud" and "hoax" by the British Medical Journal. According to Dr.

2010-12-24 07:56:42

By using sophisticated brain imaging, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers are able to predict with 90 percent accuracy which teenagers with dyslexia could improve their reading skills over time.

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.

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2010-12-21 06:15:00

Advanced brain scans accurately predicted which teens with dyslexia would learn to read within three years, a result that could lead to better ways to treat the common learning disability, according to researchers on Monday.

2010-12-20 19:00:01

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have used sophisticated brain imaging to predict with 90 percent accuracy which teenagers with dyslexia would improve their reading skills over time.

2010-12-08 21:33:14

Learning to read and write are complex processes, which can be disrupted in various ways, leading to disorders known as dyslexia and dysgraphia.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.