Dyscalculia

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First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Western’s Emerging Scholars Recognized by Royal Society of Canada

Four Western University reers have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), which announced its inaugural members of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, Canada's first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for ... [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Brain study shows dyslexia impacts mathematical processing

In the first known study of its kind, researchers have identified brain activity that links dyslexia to difficulty with math. The findings from the Georgetown University Medical Center study are published in the Nov. 1 issue of the journal NeuroImage ... [Published Medical News Today - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Even the untrained eye will note the broad variety.

Design your own folded business cards on Vistaprint website and augment your brand visibility. This is a cheap and great way to get your name out and grow your business recognition. The A3 has minor center of gravity than luxury crossovers and it feels ... [Published Kidspot Australia - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Brehm Preparatory to host Harvard teleconference on dyslexia

On Friday, Oct. 17, Brehm Preparatory School in Carbondale will host the 2014 Harvard Medical School/Dyslexia Foundation Conference.The videoconference will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Brehm Preparatory School Student Activities Center’s Dining ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

AIM Academy in Conshohocken welcomes 280 students for new school year

CONSHOHOCKEN — AIM Academy, a grade 1-12 college preparatory school and center of professional development in the area of learning differences, welcomed 280 students back to campus on Wednesday. In eight years AIM has grown from 24 students in a small ... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pudsey visits Newport city campus for music day

University of South Wales city campus, held a music activity day for children with dyspraxia, dyslexia and other coordination disorders. Pictured making a special appearance is Pudsey bear during the musical rehearsal. (9776276)SPECIAL APPEARANCE: Pudsey ... [Published South Wales Argus - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

What About Learning Disabilities?

Dr. Benjamin JohnsonBy Dr. Benjamin JohnsonClinical PsychologistDoes your child have a learning disability?  Do you know if he or she does?  Do you know someone who has a learning disability?  Well, your focus has to be on getting help for your child ... [Published Seattle Medium - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

August Is the Worldwide Awareness of Learning Disability

Learning disability is a classification including several areas of functioning in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner, usually caused by an unknown factor or factors. While learning disability, learning disorder and learning difficulty ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Recovery from depression is real

By The StarAHave more to add? News tip? Tell usSpecial to the Star-TelegramWhen I was 14 years old I was diagnosed with what they called a “nervous breakdown.”Since then I have been treated for depression and anxiety.My real diagnosis is Major Depressive ... [Published Star-Telegram - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Getting the sums right(Nature Neuroscience)

Increased activity in the hippocampus, a brain region implicated in memory, marks the change in strategy as children grow, moving from solving arithmetic problems by counting, to a more efficient strategy of using their memory, reports a paper published ... [Published Natureasia.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Teaching children with ‘dyslexia for numbers’

Sometimes described as "dyslexia for numbers", dyscalculia is a learning difficulty associated with numeracy, which affects the ability to acquire mathematical skills. Learners with dyscalculia often lack an intuitive grasp of numbers and have problems ... [Published Noodls - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Lack of awareness, common tests ail diagnosing learning disability

Around 20% of children in city schools have learning disabilities. The findings are based on a sample study of 200 students by Chennai-based clinical neuropsychologist Dr B S Virudhagirinathan, who has researched this field for several years, with Help ... [Published Times of India - Aug 12 2014]

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"Western congratulates these reers on this very prestigious recognition," said Western's President and Vice-Chancellor Amit Chakma. "Not only are their current bodies of work gaining prominence, but they are clearly the future of their chosen disciplines and we are proud that they have elected to conduct their re here at Western." The RSC elected 91 members in total. The nomination citations of the four reers from Western are as follows:
"This could impact the strategies used for interventions to target this common learning disability," says Eden. "Interventions targeting verbal retrieval may be helpful in bolstering arithmetic skills in children that struggle with reading."
"We are delighted to have been able to engage these two experts with their wide reaching experience. Lexicon Reading Center is committed to foster a strong family involvement in our quest to achieve optimal success for children with learning challenges. Evidence based programs that are grounded in the most advanced scientific knowledge about the nature of learning challenges are at the core of our interventions. Our goal is to educate parents and the general public that children with learning challenges can compete at an equal level with their peers, provided that their challenges are addressed through appropriate individualized interventions. Lexicon's workshops have enabled parents and teachers to better support these children to become more confident and achieve success at school" added Rudolf. Lexicon has conducted many workshops involving international experts...
"The field of dyscalculia is broadening as more re is undertaken into the causes and effects of this specific learning difficulty. As more practitioners become aware of the issues surrounding dyscalculia they will need the skills and knowledge to identify learners with dyscalculia and plan appropriate intervention programmes within their settings."

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Western’s Emerging Scholars Recognized by Royal... [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
Brain study shows dyslexia impacts mathematical... [Published Medical News Today - 13 hours ago]
Even the untrained eye will note the broad vari... [Published Kidspot Australia - 17 hours ago]
Brehm Preparatory to host Harvard teleconferenc... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 15 2014]
*We need to pay more attention to ADHD pills* [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 07 2014]
AIM Academy in Conshohocken welcomes 280 studen... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Sep 04 2014]
Pudsey visits Newport city campus for music day [Published South Wales Argus - Aug 29 2014]
What About Learning Disabilities? [Published Seattle Medium - Aug 28 2014]
August Is the Worldwide Awareness of Learning D... [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
Gambia: August Is the Worldwide Awareness of Le... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 26 2014]
Dyslexia, autism awareness low among teachers [Published The Hindu - Aug 24 2014]
Recovery from depression is real [Published Star-Telegram - Aug 20 2014]
Getting the sums right(Nature Neuroscience) [Published Natureasia.com - Aug 18 2014]
Lexicon brings US experts to train parents and ... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 16 2014]
Special spectacles save police job [Published Hinckley Times - Aug 15 2014]
Teaching children with ‘dyslexia for numbers’ [Published Noodls - Aug 15 2014]
Adding It Up [Published Baltimore Jewish Times - Aug 14 2014]
Coping with Learning Disabilities [Published New Indian Express - Aug 14 2014]
IQ: the eternal debate of nature vs. nurture [Published Hub - Aug 12 2014]
Lack of awareness, common tests ail diagnosing ... [Published Times of India - Aug 12 2014]
1 in 5 children in Chennai schools have learnin... [Published Times of India - Aug 12 2014]
State of Washington Office of Superintendent of... [Published PRWeb - Jul 30 2014]
New Private School, Emerald City School, Founde... [Published PRWeb - Jul 13 2014]
Children ‘do not have innate ability in English... [Published Telegraph - Jul 08 2014]
MCP Middle & High School Expands with New Scott... [Published PR.com Press Releases - May 17 2014]
Bachman greenhouse offers kids hands-on experience [Published Cleveland Banner - May 08 2014]
Comorbidity Reported in ADHD, Dyslexia and Auti... [Published PRWeb - May 06 2014]
Pacific Quest Now Offering Students Opportunity... [Published PRWeb - Mar 27 2014]
Unique Treatment for Autism Based on Hidden Dys... [Published PRWeb - Jan 21 2014]
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