Dyscalculia: Number Blindness in a World Based on Numbers

Imagine not being able to calculate a tip on a restaurant bill or the amount of change you should receive from a cashier after purchasing a coffee. These are basic tasks that most people do unconsciously in their daily lives. But, for individuals with dyscalculia,...

Deconstructing Dyslexia 

Howard Eaton spent his early school days in a janitor’s closet at Maple Grove Elementary. Diagnosed with dyslexia at age eight, he struggled to keep up with his classmates. Back then, few options existed for kids with learning disabilities, so the school set up a...

Attention Disorders and Arrowsmith Program

What is the underlying cause of attention disorders? The National Institute of Mental Health states that “scientists are not sure what causes ADHD, although many studies suggest that genes play a large role. Like many other illnesses, ADHD probably results from a...