Monica Jessop

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The King

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. Ward<p><b>Now the Sunday Times bestselling series continues as a royal bloodline is compromised by a grave threat to the throne.</b><p><i>Long live the King...</i><p>After turning his back on the throne for centuries, Wrath, son of Wrath, finally assumed his father's mantle- with the help of his beloved …

Make or break: travelling as a couple

Travelling as a couple can present unique challenges (and advantages) on top of the exhilaration and standard stress that accompanies long-term travel. Will it make or break the relationship? What happens when one person wants to go to the Full Moon Party and the other wants to jungle trek?<p>Like …

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Tips for Improving Dysgraphia

Does your child struggle with handwriting or with putting thoughts on paper? Learn the symptoms of dysgraphia, and get tips for easing frustration.

How I Teach Writing to My Child With Dysgraphia 

<b>How I Teach Writing to My Child With Dysgraphia</b><p>When my son was 10 we met with a school psychologist and she helped us identify the signs of dysgraphia. The advice we received was to find various strategies to address the situation. We needed a three pronged approach:<br>• remediation – additional training/instruction for writing<br>• modifications – altering expectations/requirements<br>• accommodations – alternatives to writing<p>Over the years we have searched and researched, and through trial and error …

Do you know what's typoglycemia? It's a neologism given to th…

Do you know what's typoglycemia? It's a neologism given to the discovery that we can understand the meaning of words in a sentence even when the interior letters of each word are scrambled, as long as all the necessary letters are present.<p>But what if we try to imagine the world from a dyslexic person's point of view? A person with dyslexia has trouble seeing letters or words in the intended organization, remembering the order of the words or letters, or processing the words or letters in their …

Simple way to identify learning disability among children

This helps in identifying Dyslexia Dysgraphia associated Dyslexia Dyscalculia Austim ADHD Auditory disorders etc Once identified c...

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Wistaria Festival: How did Sierra Madre's record-setting vine get so big?

This Sunday the town of Sierra Madre holds its 97th annual Wistaria Festival, during which the public is invited to check out the massive woody vine …

Does teaching kids to get 'gritty' help them get ahead?

It's become the new buzz phrase in education: "Got grit?"<p>Around the nation, schools are beginning to see grit as key to students' success — and just …

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How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

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Dyspraxia can be serious – it deserves more recognition

Imagine you're a healthy adult with a good university degree but struggle to pour a drink without spilling it, direct people across a building, or remember what you've just been told clearly. This is a typical picture of someone with dyspraxia. Dyspraxia, or developmental co-ordination disorder …

How Robert Redford's family are changing our thinking on dyslexia

At 10, Dylan Redford, grandson of Robert, could barely read or write. His story features in a revealing and touching documentary about the condition made by his father, James<p>On the face of it, Dylan Redford has everything going for him – he is a handsome, intelligent and artistic 22-year-old who …

How hearing skills could be key to treating dyslexia

Reading may seem like a visual skill, but according to new research on dyslexia, children who excel at reading tend to be all ears.<p>Their brains process the sounds of speech in a more consistent way than those who struggle to read, scientists at Northwestern University in Chicago have found.<p>In a …

40 more maps that explain the world

Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world. Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection …

Video Games May Improve Reading Skills In Children With Dyslexia: Study

Think video games are bad for kids? You might have to reconsider. A team from the University of Padua published a paper Thursday called "Action Video Games Make Dyslexic Children Read Better," which presents evidence that playing action-oriented video games can increase the reading comprehension …