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Dyslexia / Jan 2, 2019
Unfortunately, in the world of dyslexia, there are a lot of misunderstandings and outright misunderstanding. Much of it spread by well-meaning people. Much of this is due to old ideas (100 years old) still being spread and some is simply due to semantics. Parents need to educate themselves about what it really is and isn't. This article is a great start.Read more
For kids with dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, ADHD, or any other learning difficulty, bullying can be a big problem. Bullies pick on them more often than others. Students with learning disabilities deal with bullies day in, day out. Here are 7 tips for you to help your children deal with bullies.Read more
Dyslexia / Dec 13, 2018
Scientists have discovered a variation on dyslexia which causes similar, but different symptoms.Read more
ADHD is a point of contention for doctors and scientists -- not just what causes it, but how to treat it.Read more
Dyscalculia / Dec 10, 2018
Dyscalculia is a term that has been used since the 1970s. If you are not familiar with it, give this a once-over. It affects up to 6% of Americans.Read more
Dyslexia / Nov 28, 2018
If a dyslexic is taught with traditional methods things may go wrong. Dyslexic children are often bright but still may fail in school if the teaching does not match their learning style. The diagnosis often comes after a child has fallen behind and is frustrated by schoolwork. 
When dyslexia is identified early, students can get the necessary resources and help that they need. Learn more in this article.Read more
Dyscalculia / Nov 26, 2018
Bad at math and/or finances? You are not alone. Being bad at money management is correlated with one’s math ability.Read more
Mathematics / Feb 26, 2018
Seeing "financial" and "illiteracy" in the same sentence is scary. But stats show that Americans are not financially educated. Could teaching financial literacy in schools be the key?Read more
Education / Feb 22, 2018
Is note-taking in your college lectures too daunting? It may be time to start recording those notes.Read more