Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility Oakland School is a coeducational boarding and day school in Troy, Virginia, specializing in the education of children with dyslexia, difficulties with organization and study skills, or other learning disabilities. The school is ungraded, offering instruction from the early elementary school level through the eighth grade. Margaret G. Shepherd founded Oakland in 1950 as a summer camp and […]
Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility The ability to read is believed to depend on two skills: Phonological processing skills make up the ability to identify and manipulate sounds in speech. Rapid automatized naming compose the ability to translate visual information whether of letters, objects or pictures into a phonological code.
Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility The Minstead Training Trust and Furzey Gardens are part of a charitable organisation that provides support for adults with learning disabilities to achieve greater independence and lead meaningful lives as full citizens in society. In 2012, the team from Minstead, together with the garden designer Chris Beardshaw, took the first learning […]
Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility Citizen Advocacy organizations (Citizen Advocacy programs/programmes) seek to cause benefit by reconnecting people who have become isolated from the ordinary community. Their practice was defined in two key documents: CAPE in 1980 and Learning From Citizen Advocacy Programs in 1987. The theoretical foundation of Citizen Advocacy is found in Citizen […]
Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility The National Network of Learning Disability Nursing (NNLDN) is a voluntary network run by Learning disability nurses from the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland for Learning Disability Nurses. It was set up in 1990s following the English National Board of Nursing learning disability conference in Ripon & York College to be an umbrella network of networks for specialist networks of […]