4 New Research Findings About Autism

Apr 21, 2015 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

Autism AwarenessWith 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with autism, what are some of the latest research findings on autism?  What are some of the interventions that might be effective in children with autism?  Take a look as Dr. Martha Burns explores 4 new research findings on autism.

Strengths and Benefits of ADHD and Dyslexia

Apr 7, 2015 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP

Benefits of ADHD and DyslexiaWhat are some of the benefits of ADHD and dyslexia? How does using a strengths-based approach help us all to better understand these processing differences? Let's rethink the deficits model. 

Alternatives to Medication in the Treatment of ADD

Mar 24, 2015 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

Attentional problems in students have increased over the last few years and these problems can create significant learning challenges for students. What are some alternatives to medication in treating ADD and other attentional problems?  

The Case Against Timed Readings

Mar 3, 2015 by Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D

What is automaticity in reading and why is it important? Is reading quickly a sign of reading fluency and comprehension?  Dr. Timothy Rasinski explains the importance of automaticity and speed in reading fluency and comprehension.

How Learning A New Language Actually Rewires the Brain

Feb 17, 2015 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP

How can learning a new language rewire the brain?  Take a look at the latest research into how the brain responds when learning a new language and how this has the potential to impact lifelong learning and cognitive control.

Nearly 20 Years Later, What Have We Learned From Hart and Risley?

Feb 3, 2015 by Norene Wiesen

Early language experienceIn 1995, research by Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley revealed how differences in early language experience fuel the achievement gap in our nation’s schools. It’s been almost two decades, so why haven’t we made more progress?  We interviewed Dr. Steve Miller to find out.

Educating ELLs: 4 Trends for 2015

Jan 20, 2015 by Kimberly Dill

2015 ELL TrendsAs districts wrestle with the need to increase rigor for learners at all levels of language proficiency, we’re bound to see changes in the way ELLs are educated. Here are four trends we expect to see this year.  

10 Trends to Watch in Special Education in 2015

Jan 6, 2015 by Will J. Gordillo

2015 Special Ed TrendsWith the New Year upon us, it’s time for special education leaders and practitioners to reflect and develop a plan that takes into consideration the changing landscape of special education and the impact these changes may have on current and future practices. Here are 10 trends that you should continue to keep your eyes on as you develop your strategic plan of action in 2015.

Happy Holidays from Scientific Learning Corporation!

Dec 23, 2014 by Carrie Gajowski

Happy Holidays 2014Happy Holidays from everyone at Scientific Learning! We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year.

Unlocking Potential and Inspiring Outcomes – Register for Visionary Conference 2015 Today!

Dec 16, 2014 by Carrie Gajowski

2015 Visionary ConferenceAttending the 2015 Visionary Conference is the perfect way to jump-start your plans for the busy summer season. Build your confidence and competence or take your mastery to a higher level so you can inspire dramatic outcomes and unlock potential throughout the year!

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