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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...

2012-09-29 23:02:59

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities (SKLD) is pleased to announce a workshop with Dr. Peg Dawson, the renowned expert on ADHD and executive function disorders on October 22 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Stamford Marriott Hotel in Stamford, CT. The ticket price of $75 includes breakfast and complimentary parking. Westport, CT (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. (SKLD) is pleased to announce its presentation of a workshop with Dr. Peg Dawson, the...

Dyslexia Roots Studied
2012-09-21 06:45:54

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Five percent. That´s the number of people who suffer from dyslexia worldwide, according to researchers at the College of Science at Northeastern University. Even with the number of people who suffer from the disorder, there still isn´t a clear reason as to what causes the disorder. With this in mind, a collaborative study was completed by researchers from Harvard Medical School, Western Galilee College, McGill...

2012-06-30 23:02:17

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities is pleased to announce it has been supported by Newman´s Own Foundation through a grant of $2,500 to assist in making the organization´s educational programs available to an expanded audience. The grant will support the development of editorial and video content, based on its educational programs, for the Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities free e-newsletter and blogs to be posted on its website. Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Smart...

2012-05-31 13:09:13

NIH study shows increased survival from treatment for oxygen deficiency at birth A treatment to reduce the body temperatures of infants who experience oxygen deficiency at birth has benefits into early childhood, according to a follow-up study by a National Institutes of Health research network. Children who received the hypothermia treatment as infants were more likely to have survived to ages 6 and 7, when they were evaluated again, than were children who received routine care, the...

2012-05-21 23:02:49

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. announces its 12th anniversary benefit on the evening of June 8th at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT. “The Sky´s The Limit” benefit will celebrate the limitless potential of children with learning disabilities and ADHD, as David Neeleman of New Canaan, CT presents the organization´s ninth annual Youth Achievement Awards. Westport, CT (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc....

2012-05-08 10:44:03

Among the 14 individuals recognized are six innovators supported by the National Science Foundation Today at 1:30 p.m.(ET)  the White House will honor 14 individuals as Champions of Change for leading the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for people with disabilities in education and employment. Of the 14, six of these leaders have received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The nature of their work ranges from making science museum...


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