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Indigo Learning | Tech Report

Indigo Learning and the Fast ForWord program featured on the E-news Tech Report, Indigo Learning’s Loren Leclezio tells reporter Jason Greer about the Fast ForWord program and how it assists students with Auditory Processing Disorder and Dyslexia.

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The Role of Neuroscience in Education

Brain plasticity is arguably one of the most exciting concepts in the field of neuroscience over the past 40 years. It refers to the revolutionary discovery that the brain can change itself, and with the right stimulation and intervention Continue reading

How to Tell When Neuroscience-Based Programmes are Well-Developed

by Martha Burns, Ph.D
I am sure you have noticed that there are many technology programmes out there that claim to “build,” or improve your brain function. Every week I receive emails from companies advertising brain games that promise to train attention and memory skills.
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The Benefits of Downtime: Why Learners’ Brains Need a Break

by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP

A friend of mine once described her brain as a washing machine, tumbling and tossing the requests and information that hit her at work from every direction. Many people I know feel the same way—overwhelmed by the onslaught of knowledge and to-dos that accompany the always-on  Continue reading

Four Myths about Learning Disabilities

by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP

Learning disabilities can be tough to talk about and even tougher to understand. Some parents and educators prefer to call them learning differences in order to avoid negative labeling that can affect self-esteem. Regardless of what we choose to call them, learning differences or disabilities are frequently misunderstood.

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