Institution helps children with learning disabilities

In an institution along the dusty desert roads off the Sharjah Airport Road, about 49 children with special needs are successfully coping with the challenges they face everyday.This institution equips children with learning disabilities — autism and down syndrome — acquire basic literacy through educational, social and vocational skills they need to become part of… Read More Institution helps children with learning disabilities

Symposium held to help teachers recognise children with learning disabilities

With an aim to sensitise primary teachers of government schools in Chandigarh and help them identify children with learning disabilities, a symposium on Early Identification, Assessment and Intervention of Children with Learning Disabilities was organised by the Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped Children (RCHC)- PRAYAAS, a project of the Indian Council for Child Welfare, UT Chandigarh… Read More Symposium held to help teachers recognise children with learning disabilities

$10M grant establishes center to boost outcomes for children with learning disabilities

The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) has awarded a team of Vanderbilt University professors $10 million to develop new math and reading strategies aimed at improving student success. The five-year grant, which will establish an Accelerated Academic Achievement (A3) Research Center, will enable the researchers to study instructional programs targeting students with the… Read More $10M grant establishes center to boost outcomes for children with learning disabilities

Let Me In: Chickenshed brings children with learning disabilities into the Rose

Students took part in a smorgasbord of entertainment aimed at children with learning disabilities as part of the Let Me In festival.Tiffin Girls, Hampton and Clarendon schools joined forces with Chickenshed Theatre to deliver a performance for the learning arts event on July 3.Children from Dysart School in Surbiton and Bedelsford School in Kingston also… Read More Let Me In: Chickenshed brings children with learning disabilities into the Rose

Fiber-optic pen helps see inside brains of children with learning disabilities

For less than $100, University of Washington researchers have designed a computer-interfaced drawing pad that helps scientists see inside the brains of children with learning disabilities while they read and write.The device and research using it to study the brain patterns of children will be presented June 18 at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping… Read More Fiber-optic pen helps see inside brains of children with learning disabilities