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Emergency Homework Kit: Quick, Life-Saving Help for School Assignments

Emergency Homework Kit: Quick, Life-Saving Help for School Assignments     This guide provides quick, life-saving strategies to help students in middle and high school and college finish homework assignments. There are strategies related to writing papers, studying for tests, completing math homework, writing history papers, reading in...

Use of the Terms “Dyslexia,” “Dysgraphia” and “Dyscalculia” in IEPs

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] U.S. Department of Education Encourages Schools to Use the Terms "Dyslexia," "Dysgraphia" and "Dyscalculia" in IEPs.   In the News blog post by Geri Coleman Tucker from Understood.org Oct 23, 2015   It has always been OK to say dyslexia, dysgraphia or dyscalculia in an IEP. But...

Brain differences seen in children with dyslexia and dysgraphia

Researchers at the University of Washington presented findings that suggested that providing the same sort of special educational support for students with dyslexia and students with dysgraphia may not be effective. Data they collected identifies "structural white matter and functional gray matter differences in the...

Oral Language and Writing Difficulties

Oral Language and Writing Difficulties   Recent research coming from the University of Montreal's School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology has shown a connection between oral language and writing difficulties. According to an article in Science Daily, "[c]hildren's future writing difficulties can be identified before they even...

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