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Reading Together: Tips for Parents of Children with Intellectual Disabilities - Like all children, your child will learn and develop, yet she will likely develop more slowly than other children her age. Reading aloud and talking about the story and the pictures will help your child improve her vocabulary and help teach grammar. Here are some other tips to help your child enjoy books and reading. Read more: http://www.readingrockets.org/article/reading-together-tips-parents-children-intellectual-disabilities #readingrockets #parenttips #education #learningdisabilities #vocabulary #grammar #tutoring
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NEW BLOG FROM EDUCATIONAL THERAPY CENTER: Dyslexia and the Status Quo - Parents are always asking me great questions about their students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Most recently, a parent asked how her child’s teacher could know nothing about dyslexia. I hear this question all the time as the Director of the Educational Therapy Center. Read more:
http://educationaltherapycenter.com/dyslexia-and-the-status-quo/

#education #dyslexia #dyslexic #thestatusquo #learningdisabilities #tutoring #parkville #northkc #kc
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JOIN US! Put on your walking/running shoes! Watch this video of the 5K Dyslexia Dash KC 2017 entire route on October 1, 2017. Register at ksmo.dyslexiaida.org. Form a team for a discounted price. https://vimeo.com/162988586 #dyslexiadash #untileveryonecanread #makingamericareadagain #kansascity #northkc #parkvillemo #kcevent #dyslexia #vimeo
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You are cordially invited to Wexford Place’s “Recipes Remembered” luncheon, to be held Wednesday, September 27th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. The menu will be comprised of dishes made from recipes taken from Kansas City Area Vintage Cookbooks. Special guest, Erica White, Director of the Atkins Johnson Farm Museum, will make a presentation that touches upon turn of the century recipes and the book, "Stirring up History, The Meals, Memoirs and Memories of our Ladies of Clay County", Written by Cheryl McCann. Tickets are $25, which includes this special lunch and the program. All funds raised will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association. Wearing of “vintage touches” such as pearls, hats, pocketbooks and aprons is encouraged, to help capture the spirit of the culture and heritage of our Parkville and North Kansas City community.
#recipesremembered #alzheimersassociation #parkvillemo #northkc #kc #wexfordplace #atkinsjohnsonfarmmuseum #KansasCityAreaVintageCookbooks
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5 Common Myths About Dyslexia: Scientists know more than ever about the causes and effects of dyslexia. But a few myths persist. The next time a teacher, friend or family member offers outdated information about this reading issue, share these facts. Read more: https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/dyslexia/common-myths-about-dyslexia-reading-issues #understood #dyslexia #dyslexiamyths #education #tutoring #readingissues
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The Messy Bedroom (and Backpack and Locker) Cure for Kids with ADHD: Weak executive functions make it hard for children with ADHD to clean up—and their distracted brains don’t care anyway! Use these practical organization tips to fix that and to clear the clutter for good:
https://www.additudemag.com/slideshows/messy-bedroom-organization-tips-adhd-kids/

#messybedroom #bedroomorganization #adhd #parenttips
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Via KCStar.com: "Hunt was diagnosed with a learning disability in high school. Classwork has never come easy. He’s had to work at it, just like football. He’s the first person in his family to graduate from college, which is part of why his stepfather is now going back to school, dedicated enough that he watched Kareem’s first game on TV rather than miss class for the trip." Read more: http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article173491466.html
#learningdisabilities #kcstar #kansascity #education #tutoring
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MARK YOUR CALENDAR for Fall Fest 2017! Saturday, September 30th 1-4 PM. Kick off #LDAwarenessMonth with Horizon Academy at Fall Fest! Enjoy these fun activities: Dunk tank*, Goat petting zoo, Bounce house, Carnival games, KC Chiefs games, Toddler train. There will also be an appearance by Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders and KC Wolf! Click here to learn more:
http://horizon-academy.org/fall-fest/

#horizonacademy #fallfest2017 #kansascity
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We encourage parents to talk with their children about dyslexia and how it affects them. Why? Because recognizing your strengths and weaknesses is the first step in learning to advocate for yourself. Parents, this worksheet from Understood is a nice tool to get a conversation started with your child. https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/empowering-your-child/self-awareness/download-self-awareness-worksheet-for-kids #dyslexia #advocate #understood #empoweringyourchild
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Anxiety: Why It’s Different From Stress - "There’s a math test tomorrow and 14-year-old Katherine should be studying. Instead she’s in bed. “I’m not taking the test! What happens if people see I can’t do it? What if I fail again?” she cries to her mom." Read more: https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/managing-feelings/stress-anxiety/anxiety-why-its-different-from-stress #stress #anxiety #understood #education
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