This week, to honor Dyslexia Awareness Month, neuroscientist and professor at Northwestern University Dr. Martha Burns presented our 5th annual webinar on updates to dyslexia research. Here are highlights from just two of the 2019 articles that Dr. Burns covered.
Teachers and school administrators, especially at Title 1 schools, who want to make the most out of their funding should consider what neuroscience research can contribute to their programs. But what does neuroscience have to do with Title 1? Below are the top 3 reasons why neuroscience should be part of the Title 1 conversation, along with corresponding action items for educators.
Many educators at Title 1 schools are increasingly implementing brain-based teaching and learning. What do Title 1 educators need to know about the impact of poverty on the brain? More importantly, how should school leaders apply brain-based learning to teaching? Keep reading to learn 4 little-known facts about poverty and the brain, plus 3 specific strategies educators can use in their Title 1 schools.
School readiness skills begin in early childhood. When parents work extra hours or come home too tired to read or play, children may not receive enough attention to develop the cognitive skills needed for school success.
ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorder can look similar, but it’s important to understand if your child is dealing with attention or auditory processing issues. Learn more!
When a child is struggling with forgetfulness, fidgeting, careless mistakes, and sleep problems, ADHD is often the diagnosis, but there are many medical conditions -- including auditory processing disorder and autism -- that also cause these symptoms. Continue reading to learn more about differentiating attention issues.
Interested in summer Professional Development? Take a look at our most popular webinars from the last year. Enjoy listening/watching them from anywhere and learn the latest on how the brain learns, reading, dyslexia, autism, and more!
Is your child showing signs of ADHD? Auditory processing disorder? Or dealing with another attention issue altogether? Check out our infographic on how ADHD may look through the years for more insight on what might be happening for your child.
We spoke with many educators about their implementation struggles, strategies, and successes to discover how we could improve our Fast ForWord program even more. What came out of these conversations is an intervention program that is better, faster, and smarter! Learn more.
Every year, the highly esteemed Dr. Martha Burns reviews the freshest, latest research on autism, then translates it into understandable language for parents and practitioners alike. For Autism Awareness Month, read the top 5 facts we've learned, and 5 implications for treatment.