Emma King was a PhD candidate in Physics at the University of Nottingham when she talked about her dyscalculia. Is it possible to have trouble with basic calculations and arithmetic but excel at higher math? Answer: YES. Learn more about Dyscalculia.
The Senate unanimously passed the revised version of the READ ACT (HR 3033) TODAY, so onto the President for signing!
The revised Bill includes more specific wording about Dyslexia and requires the National Science Foundation to support:
“research on the early identification of children and students with dyslexia, professional development for teachers and administrators of students […]
“I had to depend on my mind’s eye,” he remembers. “At home I’d spend hours playing in my room with imaginary friends and moving the furniture around…”
Cuban-born Designer Vincente Wolf has been named to Top 10 Influential Interior Designers in the US as well as Architectural Digest’s Top 100. He designs hotels, restaurants, and […]
The new SAT starts March 2016.
From the New York Times,
“What’s true of the writing section is true of the new SAT in general: There’s much more to read. “The most fundamental change is that there are many, many more words,” said Aaron Golumbfskie, education director for PrepMatters. “If you don’t read well and happily, […]
In a brief Twitter exchange, Mark Ruffalo, aka The Hulk / Bruce Banner from the Avengers shared that he was dyslexic after being asked about why he mentioned in an interview that he had difficulty reading.
The multi-talented actor is an Oscar nominee, director, producer, and humanitarian activist. He also is the dad of three […]
There’s a viral post circulating on the Internet from a Texas special education professor: “It’s OK to say dyslexia!” U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan tweeted shortly before his agency released guidance targeting the needs of the 2.5 million students with a learning disability. But while the government highlights the unique needs of students with learning disabilities, they are […]