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2011-07-06 10:55:00

BALTIMORE, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) announces a pioneer initiative to support parents of dyslexic children.

2011-06-30 00:00:28

A U.S. developer of assistive technologies for students with special needs will distribute EasyConverter by Dolphin.

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.


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