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Learning Disability (INACTIVE)

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  • PTC: Stop smut on 'Scientifically Accurate Ninja Turtles,' 'ADHD'

    PTC: Stop smut on 'Scientifically Accurate Ninja Turtles,' 'ADHD'
    It may be scientifically accurate, but a parents' TV group thinks Fox's raunchy new "Animation Domination Hi-Def" is a long way from funny. The head of the Parents Television Council, an advocacy group that frequently targets network programs it finds...
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    In the wake of the departure of Andrés Alonso, a commanding CEO for the past six years, Baltimore City school bells may be ringing a different tune this year. And listeners will be wondering: Will his bold legacy last? His best-known institutional...
  • Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, pediatrician and psychiatrist

    Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, pediatrician and psychiatrist
    Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, a pediatrician and psychiatrist who was the founder and director of the division of child psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Aug. 5 of a heart attack while vacationing in Bethany Beach, Del. The longtime...
  • Whiteford stable to offer equine assisted psychotherapy training

    Stable Options LLC will be hosting a part-one certification training in the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association Model of EAP and EAL at Hunting Ground Farm, 2002 Whiteford Road, Whiteford, from Oct. 10 to 12. Stable Options is owned by...
  • Russell Simmons, AwesomenessTV launch YouTube channel

    Russell Simmons, AwesomenessTV launch YouTube channel
    Update: After Twitter outrage and a Change.org petition was created, Simmons removed the Harriet Tubman parody video from YouTube and issued an apology on Global Grind. The video is still live on some sites. ---------------------------------------------...
  • Unexpected enlightenment follows first texting session with my son

    Unexpected enlightenment follows first texting session with my son
    Yesterday I had my first texting session with my son. This may not seem like a big deal for most parents, but it was a hugely enlightening experience for me. My son, 10, has reading and writing learning disabilities, including dyslexia and dysgraphia,...
  • Noah's Ark Academic Tutoring celebrates 16th anniversary

    Noah's Ark Academic Tutoring, Inc. in Jarrettsville celebrated its 16th business anniversary on June 1. The tutoring establishment was founded by and continues to be operated by Michelle L. Hoppe of Norrisville. Academic tutoring services are...
  • Contra Costa County puts special-ed juveniles in solitary, suit says

    BERKELEY, Calif. -- Advocacy groups on Thursday filed a class-action federal lawsuit against Contra Costa County's juvenile hall, alleging that some youths with disabilities are being denied educational services and held in solitary confinement for 23...
  • Education briefs

    Dyslexia discussion Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy, head of the Summit School in Edgewater, will present a discussion on the history, diagnosis and defining differences, and plan of educational action for those with dyslexia from 8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday,...
  • Dreams dashed as drug trial canceled

     Dreams dashed as drug trial canceled
    For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill. "Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
  • A nicotine receptor in the brain explains everything

    A nicotine receptor in the brain explains everything
    If you are conscious and making sense of the world, you have your dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to thank. Same, if you can remember a string of numbers long enough to walk into the next room and punch them into a telephone keypad. To visualize a goal and...