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Learning Disability (INACTIVE)

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  • Only a few other mammals - besides reindeer - can fly

    Q: I was thinking about flying reindeer. Of course, I don't believe reindeer can fly, but do any other animals fly aside from birds? -- P.P., Little Rock, AK A: Bats are the only mammals that actually fly. There are several species which glide, such as...
  • A dark side of the ADHD gender gap

    A dark side of the ADHD gender gap
    In fall 2002, Dr. Stephen Hinshaw and his team published findings from a summer camp they created to study girls with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder alongside girls without ADHD. "The day we published, the world's literature on girls with ADHD...
  • Letting stress float away

    Letting stress float away
    Recently, I spent an hour floating in a 4-by-8 isolation tank filled with tepid salt water in a basement in Manassas, Va. No, this wasn't a "Silence of the Lambs" scenario. It was an exercise meant to bolster my sanity, not endanger it. Floating in...
  • Wheelchair marathoner Tatyana McFadden goes for a Grand Slam -- and takes on a whole new sport

    Wheelchair marathoner Tatyana McFadden goes for a Grand Slam --  and takes on a whole new sport
    On Oct. 13, just before 9:15 a.m., Tatyana McFadden soared across the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, just two seconds before the racer behind her, taking the top spot in the women's wheelchair competition and making history....
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 20 Beer tasting festival Brews by the Bay will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Event features tastings of 13 beers from the Annapolis Homebrew Club. The tastings include a...
  • Rebecca Wagner is a football owner with more than wins on her mind

    Like any sports team owner, Rebecca Wagner wants to win. "Would I love a championship? You'd better believe it," Wagner said. "I'm as competitive as the next person." But Wagner, the owner of the Pennsylvania Dragons, the minor league adult football...
  • Special ed students get new classroom

     Special ed students get new classroom
    A new classroom has been created for special education students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in School District 41 in Glen Ellyn after parents complained about a shared space and less than ideal learning environment. Before Columbus Day,...
  • Lake County parents, lawmakers target dyslexia

    Lake County parents, lawmakers target dyslexia
    Kathi Keane of Grayslake says she's been fighting for years to get help for her 10-year-old daughter Grace's dyslexia. By the end of the third grade, Grace was placed on an individualized education plan, but Keane said the interventions didn't work....
  • Film Review: 'Dislecksia: The Movie'

    Harvey Hubbell's documentary covers the topic of dyslexia from multiple angles: the filmmaker's personal experience, historical overview, interviews with famous dyslexics, scientific theories and experimental methodology. Hubbell paints in a wide range of...
  • Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win

    Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win
    Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her. As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...
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