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Study First To Use Brain Scans To Forecast Early Reading

Study First To Use Brain Scans To Forecast Early Reading Difficulties

Juliana Bunim, University of California - San Francisco UC San Francisco researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading...

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2014-09-18 12:26:42

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced the successful wrap-up of the inaugural NFV and the Data Center conference (www.lightreading.com/nfv) and Women in Telecom breakfast series, which took place September 16 in Santa Clara, CA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110913/SF67580LOGO-a "This year's event provided a comprehensive view of the market and technical...

2014-09-17 08:37:35

Recognized for NFV & SDN Innovation Enabling Real-Time Enterprise Network Transformation DENVER, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtela, an NTT Communications company, today announced that it has been named a winner in the 10(th) Annual Leading Lights Awards in the category of Most Innovative Carrier Cloud Service. Presented by Light Reading, the awards honor next-generation communications technology, applications, services and strategies, and reward companies that have performed...

2014-09-16 23:02:45

7 Speed Reading™ producer eReflect helps readers understand the main differences between the advantages of both paper-based and digital reading in a new blog post. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Both soft- and hard-copy books have their fair share of ardent proponents. While the discussion continues about whether one medium is better than the other, there are some undeniable differentiating factors that can help people decide which reading process is most suited to their...

2014-09-16 12:25:48

RDA and the Reader's Digest Foundation to Support Proven Programs and Raise Awareness of Critical "Make or Break" Third Grade Reading Marker NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest Association today announced the launch of the R.E.A.D. Together campaign in partnership with the Reader's Digest Foundation, a four-year commitment to provide a combination of financial and marketing assistance to promote parent involvement in childhood literacy. Research has shown that a...

2014-09-14 23:02:34

Participants in the symposium, Right In Front Of Our Eyes: How Undetected Vision Issues Impact Student Learning, will discuss the problems children have with Reading when they cannot see print clearly. A startling 25% of children in elementary school have vision problems which make reading difficult. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 School requires that children read at both near and far distances, but Washington law requires that they be screened only for far vision when...

2014-09-11 23:02:17

eReflect proudly presents a Top Ten Review of 7 Speed Reading™. The editors at TopTenReviews.com have evaluated the program and concluded that its superiority and efficiency over other speed reading software products confirm its market leader status. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 eReflect, developer of 7 Speed Reading™ software, reveals that software review site Top Ten Reviews has put 7 Speed Reading™ to the test, and the site's editors were impressed by the...

2014-09-10 23:14:37

‘Wiping Out Dyslexia with Enhanced Lateralization’ explains ‘Reading from Scratch’ program PITTSFIELD, Mass. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 According to James H. Wendorf, executive director at the National Center for Learning Disabilities, as addressed in a recent letter written to the New York Times, nearly two million students in public schools struggle with reading because of dyslexia. “Wiping out Dyslexia with Enhanced Lateralization: Musings from my Forty Years of Wiping”...

2014-09-10 08:28:00

Florida, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey and New York Lead as Top 5 States with Most Minutes Read in Summer 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children worldwide set a new world record for summer reading by logging 304,749,681 million minutes in the 8(th) annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (between May 5, 2014 and September 5, 2014), breaking the 2013 world record of 176,438,473 reading minutes. This summer, 7,334 schools, from across all 50 states and 29 countries,...

2014-09-09 08:31:06

Funds from 2nd Annual "Apps Save Lives" Golf Tournament to support expanded global mission READING, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health eVillages, a program founded by Donato Tramuto and Physicians Interactive in partnership with the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights (RFK Center), raised nearly $50,000 at its Second Annual "Apps Save Lives" Golf Tournament in New Jersey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/MM69228LOGO The...

2014-09-08 23:05:06

Partnership focused on using technology tools to increase sustainability and scalability of successful school-based literacy program Denver, CO. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Reading In Motion and CauseLabs today announced their partnership to pursue new ways of sustainability through technology tools so more teachers and schools can use the music and drama literacy program to inspire students to read at their full potential and start them on the path for a lifetime of successful learning....


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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