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Coping in the Classroom: Students utilize unconventional accommodations to assist with learning disabilities - The Michigan Daily



Coping in the Classroom: Students utilize unconventional accommodations to assist with learning disabilities 
The Michigan Daily
When she was younger, LSA junior Felicity Harfield always took longer than her classmates to read and complete assignments in school. As a result, she was separated from the rest of the students in her high school and placed in the special needs ...

 


McCrossin Technique marks 30 years of treating learning disabilities - GlobeNewswire (press release)



McCrossin Technique marks 30 years of treating learning disabilities 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It was 1988 when Susan McCrossin discovered a non-invasive, drug-free method of eradicating most types of learning disabilities in children and adults. And now, 30 years later, she and her network of ...

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Chamber proclaims Mind Matters clinic Nonprofit of the Year - Calaveras Enterprise



Calaveras Enterprise
 
Chamber proclaims Mind Matters clinic Nonprofit of the Year 
Calaveras Enterprise
Mind Matters, the Murphys-based nonprofit clinic that helps individuals and families cope with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities, has been named 2017 Nonprofit of the Year by the ...

 


How Much Would You Pay to Cure Your Kid's Learning Disability? - Bloomberg



Bloomberg
 
How Much Would You Pay to Cure Your Kid's Learning Disability? 
Bloomberg
There are no arm's-length, peer-reviewed studies showing that ADHD, autism, or even mild learning disorders can be fixed in a matter of weeks or months, following any method, but this doesn't stop the parents signing up their children and raising money ...

 


SHU's interprofessional team receives grant - The Setonian



The Setonian
 
SHU's interprofessional team receives grant 
The Setonian
Then the eight best students, four from each discipline, will have the opportunity ?to use their expertise in providing high-quality evidence-based services to children diagnosed with Specific Learning Disability.? Students and faculty agree that class ...

 


Eating disorders, figure skating's 'dirty little secret' - Jakarta Post



Jakarta Post
 
Eating disorders, figure skating's 'dirty little secret' 
Jakarta Post
Eating disorders have been described as "skating's dirty little secret" -- partly because sufferers usually strive to keep their problem well hidden. Canada's Gabrielle Daleman said she received messages from many other skaters when she opened up about ...

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Can Teaching Children Cursive Help Them Overcome Learning Disorders? (Guest: Brian Goodman) - The Heartland Institute



The Heartland Institute
 
Can Teaching Children Cursive Help Them Overcome Learning Disorders? (Guest: Brian Goodman) 
The Heartland Institute
Through the new ?Drawn to Discover? program, teachers are helping children overcome learning difficulties through cursive. Brian Goodman, co-creator of "Drawn to Discover," talks about his son's learning difficulties, and why he was inspired to create ...

 


Eating disorders, figure skating's 'dirty little secret' - Yahoo Sports - Yahoo Sports



Yahoo Sports
 
Eating disorders, figure skating's 'dirty little secret' - Yahoo Sports 
Yahoo Sports
Four years ago, Russia's Yulia Lipnitskaya had the world at her 15-year-old feet, before the ground crumbled beneath them. The figure skater had emerged as one of the golden athletes of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, enchanting her audience to win the ...

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Dr. Julia Harper, PhD, MS, OTR/L Talks About What Can Be Done to Prevent Future School Shooters - PR Newswire (press release)



Dr. Julia Harper, PhD, MS, OTR/L Talks About What Can Be Done to Prevent Future School Shooters 
PR Newswire (press release)
DAVIE, Fla., Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- "None of us should really be surprised by the actions of the 19-year-old suspected school shooter in South Florida. As devastating as his alleged actions were, he gave strong hints that he was troubled and ...

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Kosovo's Roma still endure prejudice and aftermath of toxic UN camps - Irish Times



Irish Times
 
Kosovo's Roma still endure prejudice and aftermath of toxic UN camps 
Irish Times
Other Roma in Mitrovica say problems including nervous disorders, learning difficulties and kidney disease are caused by prolonged exposure to lead levels that the UN mission to Kosovo (Unmik) knew for years were dangerous. In response to a complaint ...