Communities for learning disabled residents face split after reform row

By 10.30am the Botton Village wood workshop, nestled deep in North Yorkshire’s Danby Dale, is in full swing. Light streams through dust on to work benches. James Marsh is carefully drilling holes in pieces of beech which will make up part of a child’s toy, while Jonathan Buchanan demonstrates how small carved horses are joined… Read More Communities for learning disabled residents face split after reform row

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday morning. But board members asked for clarity on how the plan’s impact will be measured.The district must create the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) to satisfy the educational priorities… Read More District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

‘Decade of the Brain’ yields answers for learning disabled, autism, others

One in five students goes to school knowing it’s another day to feel stupid in front of friends and peers. They are bright, study hard and some even get extra help, but they labor at a frustrating and sometimes losing game.Specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia and dyscalculia (reading and math), attention deficit disorder, Tourette syndrome,… Read More ‘Decade of the Brain’ yields answers for learning disabled, autism, others

Decade of the Brain’ yields answers for learning disabled, autism, others

One in five students goes to school knowing it’s another day to feel stupid in front of friends and peers. They are bright, study hard and some even get extra help, but they labor at a frustrating and sometimes losing game.Specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia and dyscalculia (reading and math), attention deficit disorder, Tourette syndrome,… Read More Decade of the Brain’ yields answers for learning disabled, autism, others