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2014-09-22 12:28:37

EDGEWATER, Md., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Summit School's featured speaker at the Zelma Wynn Symposium will be Dr. Brian Butterworth, author and international expert on dyscalculia. The symposium will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Summit's campus in Edgewater, MD. The symposium will address the neuroscience supporting dyscalculia, assessment, teacher intervention, technology enhanced learning, and parental/home support. Individuals with dyscalculia...

2014-09-17 23:01:24

NoBullying releases today a special report on children with special needs and learning disabilities and how they are bullied at school http://nobullying.com/how-parents-can-combat-bullying-children-with-special-needs/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 By definition, bullying can be described as the expression of aggressive behavior towards others with the intent of purposely causing them harm. The harm is doubled when it comes to bullying children with special needs. NoBullying...

brain changes mathematics
2014-08-19 03:30:41

Erin Digitale, Stanford University School of Medicine As children learn basic arithmetic, they gradually switch from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory. The shift comes more easily for some kids than for others, but no one knows why. Now, new brain-imaging research gives the first evidence drawn from a longitudinal study to explain how the brain reorganizes itself as children learn math facts. A precisely orchestrated group of brain changes, many...

2014-08-11 23:07:40

Middle school and high school students with learning disabilities at Cumberland Academy of Georgia recently completed a week-long higher-level computer skills camp presented by LexisNexis. The week concluded with a special presentation to parents. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Atlanta high school for learning disabilities Cumberland Academy of Georgia was recently approached by LexisNexis to receive a week-long computer skills camp for students. The middle and high school students...

2014-06-23 23:01:07

Dr. Mata Katalenas interviewed Round Rock psychologist Dr. Anna Masbad for a more in depth understanding of learning disabilities in children to offer education and hope to parents. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 In a recent interview for WebTalk Radio, Austin pediatrician Dr. Marta Katalenas and Dr. Anna Masbad, a psychologist and Founder of Vesper’s Psychological Services, discuss the issues facing parents of children with learning disorders. Some families that are patients of Dr....

2014-05-29 23:06:05

St. Louis Park students overcome complex learning disabilities to earn diplomas St. Louis Park, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Groves Academy in St. Louis Park announced today, eleven high school students will help mark a big milestone next week. For the tenth year in a row, the grades 1-12 school designed specifically for students with learning and attention disorders will celebrate the 100% graduation rate of its senior class at a special ceremony. Since 2004, 139 students have...

2014-03-19 23:04:45

“Literate Nation” Founder Cinthia Coletti-Haan to Speak About the Growing Importance of Teaching Literacy to Students in Minnesota and Across America Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Nationally renowned literacy advocate and founding team member of SPRINT Cinthia Coletti-Haan will be the keynote speaker at the Groves Academy Annual Scholarship Gala set for Saturday, April 12 at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, located at 30 South 7th Street. The Gala is Groves Academy’s...

2014-02-18 12:31:13

National Center for Learning Disabilities Announces The State of Learning Disabilities Report (Third Edition, 2014) Examining Public Perceptions for the First Time NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) today released the third edition of its State of Learning Disabilities report. The report captures data about the 2.4 million students (5% of our nation's school-age population) whose learning disabilities (LD) have been formally...

2014-02-14 08:28:55

Interim Results Also Show Improved School Work Completion at Home and School SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children with attention-related learning challenges can improve their academic performance and ability to complete school work at home and in school with the help of a new personalized digital learning tool, it was announced today at the Learning & The Brain conference unfolding in San Francisco where more than 1,000 educators,...

2014-01-30 23:31:33

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities publishes the story of how dyslexia helped to fuel the dreams of ex-NFL defensive tackle Jovan Haye from a troubled childhood to the highest rungs of professional sports. Westport, CT (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Among the professional athletes who have spoken publicly about their dyslexia, former NFL defensive tackle Jovan Haye stands alone in his account of how far he has come, and how candidly he has discussed his troubles and triumphs. Smart Kids with...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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