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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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2014-09-22 12:28:37

EDGEWATER, Md., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Summit School's featured speaker at the Zelma Wynn Symposium will be Dr. Brian Butterworth, author and international expert on dyscalculia. The symposium will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Summit's campus in Edgewater, MD. The symposium will address the neuroscience supporting dyscalculia, assessment, teacher intervention, technology enhanced learning, and parental/home support. Individuals with dyscalculia...

2014-09-22 12:28:20

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, announced today that it has been awarded a one-year contract with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) to provide administrative services in support of Georgia's public, fee-for-service, integrated behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) services system....

2014-09-17 23:01:24

NoBullying releases today a special report on children with special needs and learning disabilities and how they are bullied at school http://nobullying.com/how-parents-can-combat-bullying-children-with-special-needs/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 By definition, bullying can be described as the expression of aggressive behavior towards others with the intent of purposely causing them harm. The harm is doubled when it comes to bullying children with special needs. NoBullying...

2014-09-14 23:02:26

United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties Joins NEW Academy Canoga Park to Kick-Off an Innovative, Inclusive Reading Experience for Students Reading Best-Selling Novel "Out of My Mind" Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) has aligned with NEW Academy Canoga Park (NACP) to create an inclusive, true-to-life, school-wide literary experience for students reading...

2014-09-11 23:13:21

United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties Joins New Academy Canoga Park to Kick-Off an Innovative, Inclusive Reading Experience for Students Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 WHAT: United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) aligns with New Academy Canoga Park (NACP) to create an inclusive, true-to-life school-wide literary experience for students reading Susan Draper’s best-selling novel "Out of My...

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”...

2014-08-26 23:03:48

The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society’s (PBATS) PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign is scheduled to make a stop at Citizens Bank Park to promote the importance of children living a healthy and active lifestyle. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society’s (PBATS) PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign is scheduled to make a stop at Citizens Bank Park to promote the importance of...

2014-08-21 12:26:22

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120709/DA36825LOGO The study collected data from more...

2014-08-20 23:06:25

CASE, a speech pathology app by Comprehensive Application Solutions Inc., officially launched in iTunes this week. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 CASE, a speech pathology app created by Comprehensive Application Solutions Inc., officially launched in the iTunes store this week for the iPad, making reporting easier than ever for specialists. CASE is designed for Speech-Language Pathologists working with adults (home care, private practices, rehabilitation facilities) to assist in...

2014-08-19 20:25:56

SANBORN, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fischertechnik Division of Studica recently partnered with Minnick Schools to bring some of the fischertechnik learning kits to students with learning disabilities, special needs, behavioral issues and autism. Together they aim to develop STEM pathways and practices for various student groups. Minnick Schools, the education division of Lutheran Family Services of Virginia, provides educational services to 149 students with...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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