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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,...

2013-02-06 23:02:46

AblePlay recognizes The ifocus System as an Educational Tool for Children With and Without Disabilities Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 AblePlay awards The ifocus System with the AblePlay GreatFinds Seal for its sensory, communicative and cognitive growth capabilities. The ifocus System by Focus Education received high scores in all three judging categories: Sensory, Communicative and Cognitive. As a recipient of the AblePlay GreatFinds Seal, The ifocus System is rated as a great...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.