Welcome to Brain Waves, our blog for news and information related to the brain and learning.
- » How to Regain Your Memory After Stroke
February 18, 2018
Some degree of memory loss affects about a third of people who survive a stroke, according to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. However, it’s good to know there are things you can do to help get your memory back.
- » Too Many Kids with Dyslexia Are Left Behind: Here’s Why
October 15, 2017
Everything necessary to provide learners with dyslexia with an appropriate education has been available for decades. Why is it taking so long for evidence-based action?
- » 3 Ways Poverty Impacts Children Learning to Read
October 4, 2017
Primary factors that impact children from homes of poverty and how educators can positively influence reading and learning skills by understanding how students' brains function.
- » How Fast ForWord Fills In Missing Literacy Skills in Autism: One Mom’s Story
September 28, 2017
There's no go-to handbook for parents that have a child with special needs or learning differences. But you can learn from others' experiences.
- » It starts in the brain. That’s why it works.
September 14, 2017
Angie Sees Immediate Improvements in her Son with Auditory Processing Disorder ADD.
- » The For-Real Science of Brain Training
June 5, 2017
Despite skepticism, research shows how cognitive exercises benefit cancer survivors, children with attention deficits, people with schizophrenia, and others.
- » The Stamp Of Poverty
January 19, 2017
Growing up in a poor family can leave a mark on the developing brain. Understanding how and why has important implications for educators and society.
- » The Mind Of An Octopus
January 19, 2017
Eight smart limbs plus a big brain add up to a weird and wondrous kind of intelligence.
- » Training Your Child’s Brain
October 12, 2016
Parent Coaching Tips that factor into reading successes and the development & performance of lifelong learners.