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2009-10-29 14:21:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- K-12 instructors, now more than ever, are better prepared to meet the challenge of teaching students who are at different levels of achievement and who come from different backgrounds.

2009-10-12 06:30:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- New brain research is unlocking long-standing mysteries, explaining how the brain trains itself and how human beings develop their superior cognitive skills.

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2009-09-17 07:40:00

When it comes to writing the pen apparently is mightier than the computer keyboard.

2009-08-19 11:41:58

As a child progresses from one grade level to the next, there are certain behaviors parents and teachers can watch for to help recognize and rehabilitate subtle learning disabilities that could hinder the child’s long-term academic career, said a developmental pediatrician at Baylor College of Medicine

2009-07-28 10:25:00

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that children exposed to anesthesia during Cesarean section are not at any higher risk for learning disabilities later in life than children not delivered by C-section. These findings are reported in the current issue of the journal Anesthesiology.

2009-07-22 04:30:00

Help for Teachers to Make "Friends Who Care" in their ClassroomsCHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elementary school educators now have a new, free teaching tool to help their young students learn about children and adults with disabilities.

2009-05-26 15:07:00

Palace Theatre Event Raises Almost $53,000 WESTPORT, Conn., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities' seventh annual gala benefit, held at Stamford's Palace Theatre on April 25th celebrated the message that for children with learning disabilities, the sky is indeed the limit.

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2009-05-26 07:20:00

As thousands of students nationwide prepare to leave high school, a UC Davis study appearing online today in the June issue of the medical journal Pediatrics shows a clear link between attention problems early in school — as early as kindergarten — and lower high school test scores.

2009-05-05 12:18:33

Children who have high blood pressure are more likely to have learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than children who are not hypertensive.

2009-04-19 13:17:17

A collaboration between more than 70 researchers across the globe has uncovered nine new genes on the X chromosome that, when knocked-out, lead to learning disabilities.


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