| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Patricia E. Sadowski, a retired Baltimore County public schools reading specialist and music lover, died Sunday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 76.
"Pat worked with children who were...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:04 AM
“I’ve always seen the world differently so I built a camera to share images the way I see them in my mind…growing up I had severe dyslexia and it was always hard to communicate – when I found photography I found my voice.” ...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The welcome lifting of the federal consent decree on Baltimore City Public Schools does not mean all is well for students with disabilities in Baltimore and Maryland — far from it. Yet, the General Assembly rarely pays any attention to the fact that...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Kansas parents are pushing lawmakers to consider a bill that would help dyslexics and identify students struggling to read.
The move comes the same day a new literacy report finds Kansas communities are not among the nation's best.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Buffy St. Marie
Thurs., June 13, Infiinity Music Hall, 20 Greenwoods Road West, Norfolk, (866) 666-6306, infinityhall.com
In his memoir, Bob Dylan says he resisted the label of “protest singer” at a certain point in his career. “...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:32 AM
About a year ago, actor-author-producer Paul Reiser decided to return to standup comedy. He hadn’t really done the whole comedy-club tour thing in about 20 years.
“People said, ‘Hey, it’s like riding a bike … ’...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:29 PM
In its second year awarding grants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County gave 11 nonprofit organizations nearly $36,000 in 2012 to help women and girls in the county.
Four thousand dollars went to the local Arc chapter to help single parents; $2,...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Henry Winkler has managed to stay in the comedy zeitgeist for more than 40 years, from his star-shot to fame on "Happy Days" in 1974 to the fourth season of "Arrested Development" on Netflix. These days Winkler continues to make recurring appearances on...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:05 AM
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 chair...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:29 PM
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...
| May 26, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Idle thoughts while squeezing and then sucking the last smidge of toothpaste out of the tube:
- Can you beat the Beach Boys singing “Graduation Day” this time of year? “There’s a time for joy … a time for tears …...