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2013-10-15 23:25:20

Students with diverse special needs achieve success with PresenceLearning. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Fowler Unified School District (USD) has overcome a chronic shortage of speech-language therapists by tapping into a wide array of world-class experts from PresenceLearning, enabling students with special needs to make significant, new progress against their goals. Located in an agricultural area outside of Fresno, CA, Fowler USD had difficulty attracting...

2013-10-15 12:25:25

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a surprising occupational hazard for teachers: progressive speech and language disorders. The research, recently published in the American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, found that people with speech and language disorders are about 3.5 times more likely to be teachers than patients with Alzheimer's dementia. Speech and language disorders are typically characterized by people losing their ability to communicate — they can't find...

2013-05-21 23:26:59

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association´s National Better Hearing and Speech Month is being celebrated in the month of May. Huntersville, NC (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 ProvidaStaff, LLC, a leader in providing comprehensive healthcare therapy services in education and medical settings nationwide, has many resources to help celebrate this throughout the rest of May. They will be informing the public on resources and activities through their social media outlets. Throughout the month...

2013-05-02 23:02:35

STAR Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado celebrates Better Hearing and Speech Month by encouraging parents to seek early intervention for children with communication disorders. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges, joins the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month, which runs the entire month of May 2013. Although more than 5...


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.