Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-08 05:00

Expressing her support for H.B. 5562 as amended, Connecticut State Rep. Noreen Kokoruda uses an example from her district to illustrate why dyslexia should be a covered diagnosis within special education, especially when providing funding for professional training for new teachers. The student testified at a hearing that words on paper just bounce around in his head, while looking into a car’...

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Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-08 05:00

There is no doubt that the fMRI system has seen a lot of use over the years. This could represent an important consideration for both professionals and lay persons. This video clip will include an informative lecture on modern uses of the fMRI system for people. The clip will provide some specific information on how dyslexia can be monitored as well, which will undoubtedly...

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Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-08 05:00

This article describes a process to help teachers foster interest in students to learn. The process consists of eight steps that incorporate students into the decision-making process of which topics to study within a subject. The article gives a real-world example of... more
Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-07 07:00

Due to the lack of support for children struggling with Dyslexia in public schools, a Decatur student with this issues travels with a teacher to meet with members of Congress to discuss the problem. They were successfully able to receive a signature... more
Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-07 05:00

An understanding of science and technology makes people better able to manage their personal lives and understand issues of public policy such as global warming, energy use, and poverty. Jobs in science, engineering, math and technology (STEM) pay 12%-30% more than non-STEM jobs, but the current US student population ranks only 17th in science and 23rd in math as compared to the rest of the...

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Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-07 05:00

This infographic could be an important resource for parents who need to learn more about what they could find in their child’s classroom. Parents may need to watch out for the playground area and other sections of the classroom that could potentially harbor bacteria. They may want to talk to teachers to make sure that these components are being well taken care of over time, which can prevent...

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Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-07 05:00

On June 30, 2014, an organization that represents children with disabilities and special needs explained the financial cuts they had made to the proposed increased budget for the Disabled Students Allowance. The Special Educational Consortium (SEC) does not support... more
Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-07 05:00

Sharing information with others in your line of work is a powerful process. It can help you keep in touch with how people are tackling the same things you do. Digital spaces and platforms along with the social media sites, will... more
Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-07 05:00

Have you forgotten where you have put your stuff? I think that we all have had that problem, maybe some more than others. Losing important items such as your car keys or your wallet, is irritating to say the least. You spend an enormous... more
Submitted by Judy Hanning on 2014-07-05 10:41

In this highly personal video post, viewers will have the opportunity to get an all new perspective on the effects that dyslexia can have. Dyslexia can present a profound challenge for families, who naturally want to understand more information about what they might be facing. It may be helpful for people to learn more about what the disorder means for the people that have it as well, since...

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