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New Organization for parents of 2e kids in CT: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc.

“Twice-exceptional” or “2e” is a term to describe gifted children, who despite their high potential or intellectual gifts are challenged by dyslexia, visual or auditory processing disorders, or other learning disabilities that interfere ...
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Technology can't fix failed schools: Steve Jobs on Technology and School Reform

Technology  can't fix failed schools: Steve Jobs on Technology and School Reform | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
The untimely loss of 56 year-old Steve Jobs and the obituaries that followed reminded me of  what he told interviewers about technology and school reform. Jobs recorded these interviews in the mid...
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Twice-Exceptional Education at Bridges Academy | The Tolucan Times

Twice-Exceptional Education at Bridges Academy | The Tolucan Times | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Bridges Academy, in Studio City, is such a school, serving “twice-exceptional” students in grades 5 through 12. Bridges students are gifted, intuitive, outside-the-box thinkers, many of whom have encyclopedic knowledge in ...
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Lawrence School, Sagamore Hills Campus sponsors Dyslexia Dash 5K;Northfield OH,

Lawrence School, Sagamore Hills Campus  sponsors Dyslexia Dash 5K;Northfield OH, | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
A brief description about Dyslexia Dash 5K. Find out the race location, price and dates. (Run a #5k with the whole family!
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www.aspie-editorial.com » Blog Archive » Twice Exceptional Children

www.aspie-editorial.com » Blog Archive » Twice Exceptional Children | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Twice Exceptional Children. Sep. 29. Albert Einstein. Reforming Gifted and Talented Programs by: Terrence Falk | Friday 9/23/2011. Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Leonardo Da Vinci, Marie Curie, and a host of other famous individuals had ...
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Overcoming Learning Differences - video - Author Learning Center

#writers: Need motivation? Pulitzer Nom #Author Victor Villasenor (@rain_of_gold) beat illiteracy.
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The Missing Link in School Reform: Teacher collaboration Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Missing Link in School Reform: Teacher collaboration Stanford Social Innovation Review | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
In trying to improve American public schools, educators, policymakers, and philanthropists are overselling the role of the highly skilled individual teacher and undervaluing the benefits that come from teacher collaborations.
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Kildonan School: Dyslexia Awareness Month 2011

Kildonan School: Dyslexia Awareness Month 2011 | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Dyslexia Awareness Month 2011 - Kildonan School (RT @KildonanSchool: Kildonan is sponsoring three informative, fun, and free webinars to celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month: http://t.co/VMDaUxgA...
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Is having dyslexia a kind of gift?? Q&A: The Unappreciated Benefits of Dyslexia

Is having dyslexia a kind of gift??  Q&A: The Unappreciated Benefits of Dyslexia | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Normally dyslexia is considered a handicap: a mental deficiency that makes reading, long-division and remembering whether letters and numbers face left or right difficult.
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Public online schools boon or bust?Even on line; one size fits few. - Colorado Springs Gazette

Public online schools boon or bust?Even on line; one size fits few.  - Colorado Springs Gazette | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
State-supported online schools failing students, data showColorado Springs Gazette“At Hope, we particularly target kids who are at risk, who have not been academically successful, not only at their previous school, probably several schools before ...
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Dyslexia: Symptoms and Causes - EmpowHER.com

Dyslexia: Symptoms and Causes - EmpowHER.com | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Encouraging your child with dyslexia to learn in new and different ways will strengthen their self confidence.
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Karen Santucci, Doctor, Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity, Founded by S. Shaywitz

Karen Santucci, Doctor, Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity, Founded by S. Shaywitz | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Dyslexia Children’s Emergency Department Medical Director & Section Chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital/http://dyslexia.yale.edu/santucci.html...
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Response to NYT article: Denying the Facts: Investing in Computers and Higher Test Scores ...

Response to NYT article: Denying the Facts: Investing in Computers and Higher Test Scores ... | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice. Skip to content. Home · About · ← Putting Teeth in D.C.'s Teacher Evaluation System (Aaron Pallas). October 7, 2011 · 5:47 am. ↓ Jump to Comments ...
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Dyslexic children can do well - AsiaOne

Dyslexic children can do well - AsiaOne | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
AsiaOneDyslexic children can do wellAsiaOneTheir reason: Their kids were dyslexic, and they were afraid that the children might be targeted because of their condition.
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Why school reform can’t ignore poverty’s toll

Why school reform can’t ignore poverty’s toll | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Those who believe that “great teaching” alone can overcome the effects of living in poverty are underestimating the toll that difficult home lives have on children.
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Generational Differences in Learning, Working Focus of Emory Forum - Emory University News and Events

Generational Differences in Learning, Working Focus of Emory ForumEmory University News and EventsKey leaders in education will gather to explore the impact of generational differences for learning and working in the 21st century at "Re-Generation:...
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Dyslexia Unbound : 3 Oxford students talk about their experiences with dyslexia

RT @PritiRohra: Gr8 4 awareness bldg !RT @Writing4Web: Dyslexia Unbound: 3 Oxford students talk about their experiences with #dyslexia http://t.co/TBCtG65S...

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Poet Philip Schultz Details Life-Long Struggle in New Memoir 'My Dyslexia' | PBS NewsHour | Oct. 5, 2011

Poet Philip Schultz Details Life-Long Struggle in New Memoir 'My Dyslexia' | PBS NewsHour | Oct. 5, 2011 | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Poet Philip Schultz details his life-long struggle to overcome dyslexia in his new memoir.
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New rules for school reform

New rules for school reform | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Educator Sam Chaltain offers three new rules for school reform, which would assuredly not be the same new rules that Bill Maher would write.
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About Dyslexia: Symptoms, Signs, Statistics, and a Personal Story from Dr. Ned Hallowell

About Dyslexia: Symptoms, Signs, Statistics, and a Personal Story from Dr. Ned Hallowell | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Dr. Ned Hallowell examines his past with dyslexia and provides information on diagnosing and treating dyslexia.
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Looking for an Education: Billy Bob Thorton talks about struggling with dyslexia

Looking for an Education: Billy Bob Thorton talks about struggling with dyslexia | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
How did we get to this place? Where are we going? What changes are going to happen?
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Brain imaging study shows physiological basis of dyslexia

Brain imaging study shows physiological basis of dyslexia | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Researchers have used an imaging technique to show that the brain activation patterns in children with poor reading skills and a low IQ are similar to those in poor readers with a typical IQ.
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