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Testing season is upon us as the school year draws to a close and local students engage in the annual rituals of standardized assessments and final exams. Most kids find these tests a bit stressful. But for those with dyslexia and other learning...
Bus drivers and aides employed by a Baltimore schools contractor say that unsafe conditions such as fires and mold spores are endangering lives and unfair wages are threatening their livelihoods. The grievances were aired Thursday at a rally of...
Debora Coates-Consugar has a penchant for making math simple and enjoyable for students at Summit School, an Edgewater-based, not-for-profit education center for children with dyslexia and other learning problems. But sometimes the math department...
For many of us, there is a sad air of inevitability about the computer problems that caused the recent suspension of implementation of the ISTEP test across Indiana. None of us should be shocked that this has happened. I believe this is the third time...
Tags: Mitch Daniels, Executive Branch, Government, Politics
UK Basketball: Kentucky signee Marcus Lee has a love of graphic design, volleyball; has worked hard to overcome dyslexia and ADHDlarry@amnews.comMarcus Lee is a dynamic basketball player — that’s why he played in the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic along with five other future Wildcats. However, he’s an interesting personality away from basketball,...
Tags: ADHD, Arts and Culture, Social Sciences, Dyslexia, Culture
firstname.lastname@example.orgTeachers and graduates exchanged hugs, high-fives and smiles on-stage Wednesday morning as more than 200 people celebrated the graduation of students from the Washington County Job Development Program and Marshall Street School. As each graduate was...
ReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) - German software company SAP is looking to recruit people with autism as programmers and product testers, drawing on skills that can include a close attention to detail and an ability to solve complex problems. SAP has asked start-up...
Add three concerts, a ballet performance and a new party for an autism group to the traditional Memorial Day salutes to veterans in the city and county. Organizers are counting on families sticking around for the long weekend instead of getting out of...
Regarding your article about the teen girl accused of plotting her father's murder with her boyfriend ("Troubled child on a dark path," May 19), I found the article filled with misleading information and misinformation. First, the article tells us she...
Tags: Family, Autism, Mental Illness, Health, Behavioral Conditions
Scott Beck By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science. Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers. Her...
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
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