Archive for March, 2011

CNIB Library Partners Program: Reading. Reimagined! by Emily Tufts

Posted in Articles, Print Disabilities on March 22nd, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

With the launch of a new provincially funded program, Canadians with learning disabilities will have the opportunity to read like never before.  The CNIB Library Partners Program represents a huge step forward in access to information for all people who have a barrier to print.  The program brings equitable library access to people with print […]

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Uncovering Signs of Learning Disabilities in Elementary Aged Children: Some Guiding Questions for Doctors by Kathryn Burke

Posted in Kathryn's Column on March 16th, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

  Parents are filled with hope. Their bright, energetic child is poised to begin Kindergarten. This milestone event is accompanied by dreams for a child — hopes of success in school and in life — hopes that their child, who is growing up so fast, will love school and succeed. The first few months are […]

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The Doctor is In! Uncovering Signs of Learning Disabilities in Pre-School Children by Kathryn Burke

Posted in Kathryn's Column on March 4th, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

Physicians are a vital member of the team of professionals who identify, diagnose and support children and adults who have learning disabilities.  It is often the family physician or pediatrician who is the first professional consulted by a worried parent. The role of a doctor is pivotal, particularly in relation to the early identification of […]

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