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    Jump to new posts Re: ADHD -or- Dyslexia/Dysgraphia? by aeh @ Today at 08:05 AM

    So the phonics work at Sylvan probably helped a bit with reading, but wouldn't have as much impact on spelling, if he truly has difficulties with segmenting sounds. (And it's a little bit of a brute force method that doesn't necessarily address the
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    Jump to new posts Re: Anyone interested in an Art/Math class? by ajinlove @ Yesterday at 02:24 PM

    Thanks for sharing the information. It looks like there are many interesting classes there. My DS9 may be interested in taking the class. I'll check with him and see if we can make it for that particular class.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Question/Help/Suggestions by aeh @ Yesterday at 08:04 AM

    Not necessarily. There are different aspects of auditory processing, such as auditory discrimination, auditory attention, and auditory memory. An auditory processing disorder could be a deficit in any aspect of auditory processing. Here's a nice s
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    Jump to new posts WSJ: A Better Way to Teach Gifted - and Everyone by indigo @ Yesterday at 01:08 AM

    A Better Way to Teach the Gifted - and Everyone Else by Siri Fiske Wall Street Journal Appeared in the January 17, 2018, print edition. Originally Posted By: articleFor many gifted students, the school day is a snooze-fest. Seven in 10 public school
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    It is certainly not an insurmountable technical challenge to develop age-based norms for achievement tests. (In fact, nearly all of the reputable individually-administered achievement tests have such norms.) However, there is a perspective that fin
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    Fabulous vignette, Michaela, thanks for sharing. As your story illustrates, context exerts huge influence on our interpretation. How difficult for those lacking contextual cues! So glad you could provide context... and enjoy watching his paradigm
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    Jump to new posts Re: Linking and thinking on education - - Prodigies by brilliantcp @ 01/17/18 11:12 AM

    Noel Jett wrote an article in November 2017 addressing radical acceleration with advice for future students. See it here:
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    Jump to new posts Re: WISC-V results help by aeh @ 01/16/18 05:01 PM

    GAI consists of both VCI, both FRI, and one VSI subtest. Since your DC's FRI was the second lowest index, and both subtests were included, a relatively low area comprises 40% of the GAI. And if one of the VSI subtests was higher than the other, but
    Jump to new posts Thiel Fellowship by indigo @ 01/15/18 03:21 PM

    There are changes to the Thiel Fellowship in recent years... therefore this new post. This path to opportunity may be a viable college alternative for enterprising youth with an entrepreneurial spirit. Thiel Fellowship FAQs There are now severa
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