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How LearningRx Brain Training Impacts Reading and Comprehension

How LearningRx Brain Training Impacts Reading and Comprehension

LearningRx (www.LearningRx.com), the world’s largest personal brain training company, will host the free webinar, “How Effective Brain Training Impacts Reading and Comprehension” on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 12 p.m. (MST). Registration for the 50-minute webinar, which will be hosted by…

Global Teletherapy Has Exciting Opportunities for California Speech Therapists

Global Teletherapy, a leading provider of online speech therapy services, has some exciting employment opportunities and immediate openings for qualified California speech therapists. Global Teletherapy well understands the daunting challenge of finding just the right job that at the same…

Florida Sheriff's Office to Undergo Autism Training & Certification

The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) will be conducting autism training for deputy sheriffs and first responders for the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office in St. Augustine, FL beginning January 2018. Over 400 St. Johns County…

LearningRx Launches 100K Giveaway and Celebration During Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

LearningRx Launches 100K Giveaway and Celebration During Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month and personal brain training company LearningRx (www.LearningRx.com) is shining the spotlight on learning struggles with free brain assessments across the country. To thank the communities that have supported its 80-plus centers across the U.S., LearningRx…

ADHD Study Finds Long-Term Use of Stimulant Medications Suppresses Height and Doesn't Reduce ADHD Symptoms

ADHD Study Finds Long-Term Use of Stimulant Medications Suppresses Height and Doesn't Reduce ADHD Symptoms

A long-term study published in The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry found that extended use of stimulant medication was linked to suppressed adult height but did not reduce symptoms of ADHD. Tanya Mitchell, Chief Research and Development Officer for…

Fort Collins LearningRx Student With PDD Gets Scholarship and Attends College of His Choice

Fort Collins LearningRx Student With PDD Gets Scholarship and Attends College of His Choice

One-on-one brain training company LearningRx is celebrating the incredible success of Vytas, a recent high school graduate and finalist in LearningRx’s national Student of the Year competition celebrating life-changing results across the country. At age three, Vytas was diagnosed with…

Ear Surgeon and Entrepreneur Rodney Perkins, MD, to Receive Weingarten Children's Center Lifetime Achievement Award

​​​The Weingarten Children’s Center (WCC) announced that Rodney Perkins, MD, has been chosen to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at their 50th anniversary celebration and annual gala on September 16th, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara. An ear surgeon…

Therapy Source, Inc. Approved by New Jersey Department of Education to Provide Speech-Language Telepractice Services

Therapy Source, Inc. Approved by New Jersey Department of Education to Provide Speech-Language Telepractice Services

​​​Therapy Source, Inc., the premier provider of in-person and online therapy staffing solutions, has been named an approved provider by the New Jersey Department of Education to offer online therapy services to New Jersey public schools. Through a tenuous process, Therapy…

Partnering Technologies Lighten the Load for Autism Service Providers

Partnering Technologies Lighten the Load for Autism Service Providers

​​This week software providers SKILLS Global, LLC and CodeMetro, Inc. announced a new alliance which is a dream come true for clinicians working with children on the autism spectrum: software tools to manage the day-to-day business of their practice, directly…

A Testament to Hope and Perseverance: 23 Youth Receive Their Diplomas From ANDRUS' Orchard School

A Testament to Hope and Perseverance: 23 Youth Receive Their Diplomas From  ANDRUS' Orchard School

“When you think about your journey here at ANDRUS, whether it was for months or years, I hope that you see what we all see: how much you have grown, how much you have learned, and how much you offer…

SKILLS Global Named SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award Finalist for Best Solution for Special Needs Students

SKILLS Global Named SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award Finalist for Best Solution for Special Needs Students

Software company SKILLS Global today announced that Skills® for Autism was named a 2017 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Solution for Special Needs Students category. Finalists represent applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content,…

Teacher and Mom Releases Book for Moms Parenting a Spririted Child, Just in Time for Summer

Teacher and Mom Releases Book for Moms Parenting a Spririted Child, Just in Time for Summer

​​Maureen Lake's Being Happy Raising Happy is being published on May 18th, 2017, just in time for summer vacation, by Difference Press in e-book format. Lake's book is part support for moms raising a spirited child and a five-part wellness guide on how…

Accent Receives Award from Special School District

Accent Receives Award from Special School District

Accent Group Solutions was recently honored with the prestigious 2017 Special Ambassador Award by the Special School District (SSD).  The award recognizes the company’s partnership with SSD for its Vocational Skills Program, as well as its Community-Based Vocational Instruction program.…

Special Education Apps Hit iOS and Android Stores

Special Education Apps Hit iOS and Android Stores

​​​ColorsKit One and ColorsKit Clipboard are designed to help individuals with special needs from pre-academics through adulthood develop a range of life skills. These applications also enable primary caregivers to fully utilize technology-based education and training both at home and…

Jason Honecker is Named ANDRUS' Chief Operating Officer

ANDRUS President and CEO Bryan R. Murphy is pleased to announce that Jason Honecker has joined the nonprofit as Chief Operating Officer. In this position, Mr. Honecker will be both strategically and operationally responsible for day to day operations at…

LearningRx Announces Executive Leadership Transition

LearningRx Announces Executive Leadership Transition

​LearningRx, the largest one-on-one brain training organization in the world, is pleased to announce the transition of the organization’s founder and CEO Dr. Ken Gibson to the position of Chairman of the Board. Effective immediately the new leadership of LearningRx is as…

LearningRx Announces "Picture Our President" Winner for Inauguration Day

LearningRx Announces "Picture Our President" Winner for Inauguration Day

​​One-on-one brain training company LearningRx has announced the winner of its national “Picture Our New President” contest. Lexie Hein, an adult LearningRx graduate from Appleton, Wisconsin designed the winning idea for adding President-elect Donald Trump to LearningRx’s existing picture-graphic lineup…

Latest Poverty Study Underscores the Work of the Israel Tennis Centers in Helping the Children of Israel

​​As the largest social service agency for children in Israel, the work of the Israel Tennis Centers has never been more vital to the welfare of Israel’s children than it was this past year. That was made crystal clear by…

Skills® for Autism Wins Gold at the Learning Technologies Awards

​​​​California-based software company SKILLS Global has won the Gold award for “Most Innovative New Learning Technologies Product-International” at the Learning Technologies Awards Ceremony in London on November 30. About 800 people were in attendance at the annual ceremony to celebrate…

LearningRx Brain Training Launches Learningrxreviews.com to Review Brainy Toys, Games, Books, Apps and Blogs

LearningRx Brain Training Launches Learningrxreviews.com to Review Brainy Toys, Games, Books, Apps and Blogs

​One-on-one brain training company LearningRx has launched LearningRxReviews.com to showcase the best brain-boosting toys, games, books, apps and blogs. The initial reviews include: • Bop It (game) We realized that this was the kind of information other parents would want…

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