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Unraveling The Mystery Of Dyslexia Through Genetic Research
2013-06-14 05:57:46

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many students are not diagnosed with dyslexia and other learning disabilities until high school, making treatments less effective. A new study of the genetic origins of these conditions by the Yale School of Medicine could allow for earlier diagnoses and more successful interventions. The research team, led by Jeffrey R. Gruen, MD, professor of pediatrics, genetics and investigative medicine at Yale, analyzed data from more than...

2013-06-04 23:27:14

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta school for learning disabilities, announced the school´s first Valedictorian. One student was chosen from the 2013 graduating class to represent Cumberland as the first to receive the award. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a special needs school located in Atlanta, recently announced the first Valedictorian for the school. The graduating class of 2013 represents nine students that have graduated from the...

2013-06-02 23:04:41

Adapting technology to the user is important, according to recent studies. Noted e-learning company eReflect incorporates personalization tools into its technologies to support the learning needs and styles of a range of users in its newly-released Ultimate Spelling 2013. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 School programs, such as spelling lessons, are understandably designed uniformly across the board. However, as the developers at eReflect noted in a statement today, when a...

2013-05-14 23:01:17

This summer, Impact with Martin Sheen will bring audiences a new report showing the role teachers and therapists are playing to help children with learning disorders. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The producers of Impact with Martin Sheen are pleased to announce a July debut for a new report into how educators, therapists, and parents can all work together to help children with learning disorders get a better chance in the classroom. Impact Martin Sheen is an independently produced...

Learning Disabilities Affect One In Ten Students
2013-04-19 05:57:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Specific learning disabilities (SLDs) such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism affect up to 10 percent of the population, and many children are affected by one of more of these disorders, researchers from University College London (UCL) and Goldsmiths, University of London claim in a new study. That translates to two to three children in every classroom, the UK researchers wrote Thursday in the journal Science. The authors said...

2013-03-22 23:00:45

The recent creation of a new "bottom heavy" font by Alberto Gonzalez and Dr. Harold Levinson's prior use of enlarged, dark, thick, colored and glare-free typeset have made it easier for dyslexics to process letter and word signals. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The recent creation of a new "bottom heavy" font by Alberto Gonzalez and Dr. Harold Levinson's prior use of enlarged, dark, thick, colored and glare-free typeset have made it easier for dyslexics to process letter and...

2013-03-06 10:34:29

Employees with disabilities are twice as likely to be attacked at work and they experience higher rates of insults, ridicule and intimidation, a new UK study has found. Researchers from Cardiff and Plymouth universities found that people with physical or psychological disabilities or long-term illness reported higher rates of 21 types of ill-treatment than other workers did, often from their managers and colleagues. These included being given impossible deadlines and being ignored,...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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