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Latest learning disabilities Stories

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.

2010-12-08 00:00:42

Melanie West, America’s leading authority on right-brain learning, has dedicated her life to discovering why millions of America’s students are having trouble succeeding in school and she believes she may have the solution to what she calls an epidemic.

2010-11-16 00:00:49

Don Johnston Inc., a company that develops assistive technology for individuals and students with disabilities, just announced a limited-time price offer for the Intel® Reader, a handheld device that converts printed text to digital text and then reads it aloud.

2010-11-10 00:49:02

Children who have hypertension are much more likely to have learning disabilities than children with normal blood pressure.

2010-11-08 00:00:49

Study Shows Orton-Gillingham Curriculum Benefits Students A short-term study of an Orton-Gillingham curriculum implemented with first, second, third and fourth graders in a reading remediation program demonstrates age equivalent gains of up to 3 years and 6 months.

2010-11-05 10:53:55

Researchers have shocked the masses with a recently published report.

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2010-11-04 13:10:30

By applying electrical current to the brain, researchers have shown that they could enhance a person's mathematical performance for up to 6 months without influencing their other cognitive functions.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.