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learning disabilities: writing by adhdmomma Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 6:11am It is so hard for me to understand having a difficulty writing. I am a writer after all (self-proclaimed maybe, but I'm working on industry acceptance). Just put pen to paper, fingertips to keyboard, and go with whatever comes out. You can always edit your thoughts later and polish for something cohesive. That's how I do it anyway. But I am ... Read on »
Ghotit releases its Dyslexia Writing Assistant Application, the Ghotit Real Writer Pro by johnpeeter20 Posted Mon 10 Dec 2012 10:21am (1888PressRelease) Ghotit released its long awaited Real Writer Pro. Ghotit Real Writer Pro uses an advanced writing assistance technology tailor-made for people with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning disabilities. Ghotit Real Writer Pro works with any text application, both Microsoft Windows and Macintosh, and can also be used as a sta ... Read on »
Aphasia sufferer writes of his struggle by Robert D. M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:27pm The Yomiuri Shimbun While working as an insurance agent in the morning of March 10, 2000, Tsuneo Kojima suffered a brain hemorrhage. The hemorrhage caused aphasia--which damages the part of the brain responsible for language and communication--leaving him unable to speak. In his book, "Ki ga Tsuitara Shitsugosho --Ton ... Read on »
ADHD and Handwriting: What's the Connection? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 May 2009 11:29pm 1 Comment The link between ADHD and Poor Handwriting (Dysgraphia): It has been well-known for years that individuals with ADHD are often more prone to problems with penmanship, that is, they have trouble producing legible handwriting. But why is this the case? There are several theories out there, and multiple studies showing how effective ADHD treatm ... Read on »
PAST JOURNAL ENTRY~October 29 & 30, 2005~Anticipating Therapist's Vacation by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:18pm I'm feeling a bit vulnerable with all of you. I guess, in general I'm feeling vulnerable. But, I am hesitant to share my journal again. I feel like I did when I first started doing so. Talking about my eating disorder really kicked stuff up. But here goes... PAST JOURNAL ENTRY Geoffrey, I guess, I've felt detached from you and fr ... Read on »
The wager by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 21 Dec 2011 10:58am The passing of Christopher Hitchens caused me to reflect on libertarian thinking about drugs and alcohol. I don’t like to get into reading other’s minds, but, in spite of all their pragmatic arguments for libertarian drug policies, I’ve always thought pragmatic considerations were an afterthought and that their motivations were much more philos ... Read on »
For Teens with Autism, Handwriting Problems May Persist by Medline Plus Posted Mon 15 Nov 2010 4:00pm Deficits in reasoning skills more than motor skills likely to blame, researchers say By Jenifer Goodwin Monday, November 15, 2010 MONDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Poor handwriting among children with autism tends to persist well into the teen years, a new study finds. Unlike with younger ch ... Read on »
Fun-filled game of the day: Guess the CSE chairperson's intent! by Chris Alterio Occupational Therapist Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 12:12am Why would a CSE chairperson who has worked in the field for over 20 years suddenly want more information on the Beery VMI?? This chairperson has seen this assessment used hundreds of other times... so why more information now?? Inquiring therapists want to know. re: Johnny XXX To Whom it May Concern: At the request of the dis ... Read on »
Dyslexia Software - School and Home License Released by Ghotit by 1888PressRelease Posted Mon 19 Aug 2013 7:19am 1888 Press Release - In the US, UK, Canada and other countries around the world, schools and organizations are required by law to provide people with learning disabilities equal opportunity. As such, these schools and organizations need to supply their students and employees assistive technology that can help them overcome their disabilities. ... Read on »
Ghotit Releases Dyslexia Text Editor For Microsoft Windows by johnpeeter20 Posted Wed 07 Nov 2012 10:27am (1888PressRelease) The Ghotit text editor for Microsoft Windows was designed for people with dyslexia. The Ghotit text editor for Microsoft Windows incorporates Ghotit spelling and grammar checker. Unique features of word prediction and an advanced proofreading engine is offered as part of the Ghotit Microsoft Windows text editor. Dyslexia is ... Read on »