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Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

... their child frequently: Loses place while reading Avoids close work Tends to rub eyes ... or tilts head Makes frequent reversals when reading or writing Uses finger to maintain place when reading Omits or confuses small words ...

NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

... to ensure their children aren't struggling with reading and learning because of undiagnosed vision ... problems are significant contributors to early reading difficulties and ultimately to special education ... treats vision problems that interfere with reading and learning; we do not treat dyslexia or other ...

Back-to-School Health: Are Your Child's Eyes Ready for the Classroom?

... 2. Children that avoid books or reading may have a vision problem. Generally, ... and try and figure out words. Most children are reading by first grade. In general, most reading problems are not caused by vision problems. For ...

Does Your Child Need Vision Therapy?

... to ensure their children aren't struggling with reading and learning because of undiagnosed vision ... problems are significant contributors to early reading difficulties and ultimately to special education ... and that if your children are struggling with reading you need to take them to see a developmental ...

Larry Fitzgerald Offers Advice for Parents With Struggling Readers

... to ensure their children aren't struggling with reading and learning because of undiagnosed vision ... problems are significant contributors to early reading difficulties and ultimately to special education ... and that if your children are struggling with reading you need to take them to see a developmental ...

From slam poetry to plain language for health care

... "But most consent forms are too complex for the reading abilities of the people they're supposed to ... To date, her readability editing has dropped reading level by an average of at least 2 grades, with ... research materials now between 6th- and 8th-grade reading levels. And these scores don't account for ...

First Brain Health lndex Ranks America's “Brain Smarts” Based on 21 Indicators: D.C. Ranks No. 1

... ranking top in the nation (tying with Alaska) in reading for personal interest. No. 2: Maryland. ... among the lowest in the nation for education and reading for personal interest. No. 26: Texas. Make a ... Texans. Texas ranks last when it comes to reading for personal interest.     No. ...

August is National Children's Vision and Learning Month

... to ensure their children aren't struggling with reading and learning because of undiagnosed vision ... problems are significant contributors to early reading difficulties and ultimately to special education ... and that if your children are struggling with reading you need to take them to see a developmental ...

Language Technologies Introduces ReadSmart Edition Apps(TM) for the iPhone(TM) and iPod(R) Touch; Unique Apps Improve Ergonomics of Reading while Retaining Look and Design of Print Books

... Text in a Document is Optimized for reading while Preserving the Designer's Layout ... Inc., a software developer specializing in reading technology, today announced the launch of its ... and typefaces of print editions while improving reading comprehension, speed, and enjoyment. (Photo: ...

The 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards Honor Extraordinary Californians for Innovative, Practical Solutions

... million over five years. Luis Santana , reading and Beyond, Fresno Shaped by his work with street kids in South America - and his own reading struggles as a child in Brazil - Santana believes ... path to a brighter future is paved with books. reading and Beyond - begun 10 years ago in a church with ...

New Compact and Folding Reading Glasses from VisAcuity.com: Never Leave Home Without Them

... reading glasses are essential for the majority of people ... And now presbyopes can always fit a pair of reading glasses in a pocket or purse with VisAcuity.com's collection of compact and folding reading glasses. Miami, FL ...

Ochsner Introduces Literacy Program to Promote Healthy Minds

... reading to Children Early Helps Identify Developmental ... free book and encouraging parents to read aloud. reading materials are developmentally and culturally ... in the books, and eventually develop language and reading skills. "This program takes advantage of early ...

Imaging IDs Brain Neurons With Preference for Real Words

... Finding could boost understanding of what causes reading disabilities WEDNESDAY, April 29 ... mechanisms and may help improve understanding of reading disabilities. "Although some theories of ... word form area (VWFA) as being important for reading words, but researchers hadn't clearly ...

Meds Help Kids With ADHD in Classroom

... standardized math tests and 5.4 points higher on reading tests than children with ADHD who were not taking ... rigorously-designed standardized test of reading and math ability, we have evidence there are ... academic achievement, including lower math and reading scores, higher rates of special education ...

Study finds students with Experience Corps tutors make 60 percent more progress in critical reading skills

... 60 percent more progress in learning two critical reading skills sounding out new words and reading comprehension than similar students not served ... schools in three cities. "The difference in reading ability between kids who worked with Experience ...

Siemens Enhances Knowledge-Driven Solutions to Support Provider Quality of Care Initiatives

... inference. Knowledge in action reading Hospital and Medical Center , an 800-bed ... Jay Raman, chief information officer (CIO) of The reading Hospital and Medical Center. "The application ... Since its initial installation at reading Hospital, Soarian Quality Measures has "gone ...

Eye exercises help patients work out vision problems, UH optometrist says

... affect a student's performance in school, because reading can become very frustrating. "These are the ... fewer and less severe symptoms related to reading and other close-up work. Symptoms of convergence ... loss of place and concentration while reading, reading slowly, eyestrain, headaches, blurry vision and ...

Bausch & Lomb Partners With Visual Therapy to Help Women Nationwide 'See a New You'

... across all distances, giving them freedom from reading glasses. Visual Therapy's patented approach to ... to look and feel their best. Replacing cumbersome reading glasses with contact lenses is a natural ... individuals who may be experiencing difficulty reading or seeing up close as a result of aging, often ...

Patients' Bill of Rights Too Tough to Read

... Analysis shows most documents require reading skills beyond those of general population ... with legalese that you need college-level reading skills to understand it. That's the crux of a ... care." Simply translated into an eighth-grade reading level, this should say: "Tell you the names and ...

New Treatment Eliminates Bifocal and Reading Glass Need

... -- Until now, people could expect to need reading glasses or bifocals during or after middle age ... years old, and all were initially in bifocals and reading glasses. The eye surgical group now has six ... to people with otherwise normal eyes who wear reading glasses or bifocals, but also to people who had ...

College-level documents for 8th grade readers

... language which far exceeds patients' average reading capacity, which is at the 8th grade level. ... their readability by looking at a combination of reading level, complexity of sentences and vocabulary, ... are to be distributed to patients, the average reading grade level of the materials was that of a ...

Kids Who Spend More Time Outdoors Have Better Vision

... the children's time spent using the computer, reading for pleasure and watching TV. The children's ... have indeed shown a connection between heavy reading and myopia, Gwiazda said. But the new research ... activity do not necessarily spend less time reading and using computers," Gwiazda said. More ...

Davenport Community Schools Participates in Conference to Learn About the Latest Information in Brain Research and Reading

... San Antonio, Texas. The Fast ForWord and reading Assistant products are ... brain processing and literacy skills to increase reading proficiency in students of many ages. Based on ... the Fast ForWord software in fall 2007 and reading Assistant in spring 2008 to improve achievement ...

Glaucoma Associated With Reading Impairments in Elderly

... (HealthDay News) -- Having glaucoma may lead to reading problems in older adults, a new report shows. ... They also were almost twice as likely to have reading impairment. Those with glaucoma in one eye ... also have played into the lower scores. "As reading out loud was necessary to ...

U.S. Department of Education-Funded Study Demonstrates, WordWorld, PBS KIDS(R) Television Series Works as Critical Early Literacy Tool

... awareness, as well as oral vocabulary and reading words featured in WordWorld "We set out ... was developed in response to the National reading Panel report, which set the standards for ... (2000). Report of the National reading Panel. Teaching children to read: an ...

VIDEO from Medialink and Your Baby Can Read: Early Literacy in Children ... Proven Path to Success

... in life. According to a national panel of reading specialists and educators, most of the nation's reading problems could be eliminated if children began reading at an earlier age. (See video from Your ...

U.S. Department of Education Funded Study Demonstrates, WordWorld, a PBS KIDS(R) Television Series Works as Critical Early Literacy Tool

... increases in oral vocabulary, reading and recognition of words featured in the show. ... awareness, as well as oral vocabulary and reading words featured in WordWorld "We set out ... was developed in response to the National reading Panel report, which set the standards for ...

New Teleradiology Reading Services Are Available at Online Radiology Medical Group, Inc.

... Inc. is pleased to announce new teleradiology reading services are available, including remote reading of echo-cardiogram ultrasounds and functional MRI consulting and reading services. Riverside, ...

Low Thyroid Function Linked to Heart Failure Risk

... that stimulates thyroid activity. A high TSH reading means that the pituitary is working hard to get ... mU/l or lower. Study participants with a TSH reading of 10 or higher had about twice the incidence of ... enough to support treatment for anyone with a TSH reading of 10 or higher, Cappola said. "We're reluctant ...

New Video from Harvard Medical School: Dos and Don'ts of Checking Blood Pressure at Home, from the Harvard Heart Letter

... much that you are more likely to get an accurate reading if you check it at home rather than in the ... much that you are more likely to get an accurate reading if you check it at home rather than in the ... the right way to take a blood pressure reading at home. This web page also offers tips for ...

Troubled children hurt peers' test scores, behavior

... Troubled children hurt their classmates' math and reading scores and worsen their behavior, according to ... nearly 4 percentile points lower on standardized reading and math scores than their peers whose parents ... a class of 20 children reduces the standardized reading and math scores of other boys in the room by ...

FGX International Reports Strong Sales and Earnings Growth for the Second Quarter and First Six Months of 2008

... Non-prescription reading Glasses $31,266 $27,562 $3,704 13% ... hard to sustain. Both our non-prescription reading glasses and sunglasses businesses experienced ... Non-prescription reading Glasses $58,553 $55,137 $3,416 6% ...

Full-day kindergarteners' reading, math gains fade by 3rd grade

... in full-day kindergarten have slightly better reading and math skills than children in part-day ... children's academic achievement in math and reading in the fall and spring of their kindergarten and ... Overall, the study found that the reading and math skills of children in full-day ...

Carnegie Mellon brain imaging study illustrates how remedial instruction helps poor readers

... found that 100 hours of remedial instruction reading calisthenics, of sorts, aimed to shore up problem ... in groups of three for an hour a day with a reading "personal trainer," a teacher specialized in administering a remedial reading program. The training included both word decoding ...

Home Blood-Pressure Monitoring Recommended

... at Birmingham. Hypertension is a pressure reading greater than 140 over 90. Pre-hypertension is a reading higher than 120/80, the desired level, but just ... a health-care provider. The target goal is a reading under 135/85, or less than 130/80 in high-risk ...

Study: Doctors not always sure when to treat BP in people with diabetes

... plan to follow up a few weeks later to see if the reading is still high. What happens the other 50 ... blood pressures. Or, they might take another reading and conclude theres no need for action. Or, ... states. All the patients had a blood pressure reading over 140/90 mm Hg at the start of their clinic ...

Study: Doctors Not Always Sure When to Treat Blood Pressure in People With Diabetes

... plan to follow up a few weeks later to see if the reading is still high. What happens the other 50 ... blood pressures. Or, they might take another reading and conclude there's no need for action. Or, ... states. All the patients had a blood pressure reading over 140/90 mm Hg at the start of their clinic ...

Getting forgetful? Then blueberries may hold the key

... then a research team from the University of reading and the Peninsula Medical School in the South ... the Schools of Food Biosciences and Psychology in reading and the Institute of Biomedical and Clinical ... in Molecular Nutrition at the University of reading and included Dr. Claire Williams, a Psychologist ...

Single reader with CAD more efficient, yields fewer false positives, and possibly more sensitive

... Single reading of screening mammograms with computer-aided detection (CAD) is more efficient than double reading and yields a higher sensitivity than the first reader in a double reading program, according to a study conducted by ...

Computer-Aided Detection in Screening Mammography Enhances Performance of a Single Reader

... using computer- aided detection (CAD) to double reading without CAD. The author of the study is Dr. ... value, and cancer detection rate for single reading with CAD, versus double reading without CAD. Biopsy and pathology data for ...
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