| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:08 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2013
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,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Mary N.C. Redd, a retired city public schools educator and active volunteer, died Aug. 17 of a cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Ashburton resident was 88.
The daughter of a doctor and a homemaker, Mary Cornelia Nixon Camper was born at...
| Aug 28, 2013
For Mollie Aeder to meet her educational needs, she had to attend a boarding school six hours away in Michigan, her parents said. The couple wanted a high school wholly dedicated to teaching students with learning disabilities like their 14-year-old's...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Michael Lee Rowland, 30, of Midland and formerly of Harbor Springs, died on June 1, 2013, in Midland.
Mike was born on Sept. 14, 1982, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was the third of Ray and Rosemary (Biedul) Rowland's four children. The family moved to Okemos...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Distribution company Area 23a will launch the documentary "Dislecksia: The Movie" theatrically in the U.S. throughout October in conjunction with National Dyslexia Awareness Month.
Area23a plans theatrical runs in New York on Oct. 4 and Los Angeles on...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief" came out in 2010, it was met with angry fans and disappointed critics. Moviegoers were upset that the story veered from the bestselling novel by author Rick Riordan, and critics deemed the Christopher Columbus-...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:54 AM
You can't swing a critic around Times Square without hitting some kid who's featured, if not starring, in a Broadway show.
This fact was abundantly clear in the opening number of June's Tony Awards show when young cast members of "Annie," "Matilda,"...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Everyone who meets Jonathon Scott Fuqua has the same question: How in the world does he do it?
Fuqua recently explained how a dyslexic author taught himself to write and how a colorblind painter has learned to "see" green and red.
Many writers begin a...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane.
The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...