Month: November 2013

Typography Book Explores What It Feels Like To Have Dyslexia

“Being dyslexic, one thing always stood out,” Sam Barclay explains in his Kickstarter video. “The available help was always aimed at making me read better. Very little effort was made to help the people around me understand what it feels

Surge in ADHD diagnoses gets a red flag

AFP – Doctors sounded a warning Tuesday over a rise in ADHD diagnoses, saying some children may be needlessly taking powerful drugs intended to correct a poorly understood disorder. Writing in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), the researchers noted treatment

NYC missing boy stirs fears for special-ed parents

NEW YORK (AP) — Parents of New York City’s special-education students saw their worst fears realized four weeks ago when 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo walked out of his school and disappeared. Avonte, who is autistic and does not speak, was in