Latest learning disability Stories

2011-07-18 10:10:00

In honor of August being National Children's Vision & Learning Month, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development takes a moment to focus on vision, learning, and dyslexia.

2011-06-28 11:38:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Urbane Academics places emphasis on the care and instructional needs of students with learning disabilities. Urbane Academics was designed to benefit children with all types of learning disabilities including Autism and ADHD.

2011-06-17 23:55:11

A new study published today in the journal Child Development (e-publication ahead of print) finds that having a poor "gut sense" of numbers can lead to a mathematical learning disability and difficulty in achieving basic math proficiency.

2011-05-26 00:00:27

HOCUS FOCUS is a new, cutting-edge approach to instruction that helps to build confidence, self-esteem, and academic skills in children with varying degrees of learning challenges and abilities, including those with Autism and ADHD.

2011-05-18 00:06:47

Advancements over the last 10 years in understanding intellectual disability (ID, formerly mental retardation), have led to the once-unimaginable possibility that ID may be treatable, a review of more than 100 studies on the topic has concluded.

2011-05-09 04:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Selection as a School of Excellence by The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is one of the highest honors a private special education school can achieve through any professional association.

2011-04-16 00:00:27

The overrepresentation of English learners in special education programs is a concern for educators nationwide. Imagine Learning is hosting a new webinar in the Ahead of the Class series designed to help educators address this important issue.

2011-04-13 06:50:00

SAN ANTONIO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PCI Education, the number-one provider of resources for students with special needs, announces the launch of Momentum Math® Grade Level Editions, a flexible and targeted mathematics intervention solution for students in grades 6-8.

2011-04-07 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexercise, a company that provides professionally-managed, online dyslexia treatment, today introduced a free online test, The Lexercise Screener, that allows parents or clinicians to screen children ages six and up for dyslexia, no matter where they live.

2011-03-16 00:00:31

Sunset Bay Academy Informs on Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), also known as Attention Deficit Disorder, and how this problem may cause teenagers to have difficulties in their social relationships and school performance. San Diego, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011 As parents of a troubled teen we must take into consideration that nowadays one of the most significant teen problems is Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), also known as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)...

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.