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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

How to Know if Your Child Has Any Learning Disability and Deal with It?

When children have learning problems, their parents are usually the first to notice that something is just not right. Teachers often notice a child having trouble in their class. This post helps you learn about ‘learning disability’, early and warning signs, and as usual bottom of the page has resources section. I hope that earlier you notice any learning disability sign among a child, it is easier to deal with it as a parent or teacher.

"A learning disability is a neurological disorder. In simple terms, a learning disability results from a difference in the way a person’s brain is "wired." Children with learning disabilities are as smart or smarter than their peers. But they may have difficulty reading, writing, spelling, reasoning, recalling and/or organizing information if left to figure things out by themselves or if taught in conventional ways."

Common learning disabilities include Dyslexia, Dysculculia, Dysgraphia, Auditory and Visual Processing Disorders, and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities etc.

Read more: How to Know if Your Child Has Any Learning Disability and Deal with It?

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Importance of Recycling

Recycling not only helps us saving energy, water and resources it also reduces pollution and thus saves our environment. It is one of the most feel-good and useful environmental practices around. It also cuts global warming pollution from manufacturing, land filling and incinerating. Recycling benefits our environment in many ways. The benefits go way beyond reducing piles of garbage — recycling protects habitat and biodiversity, and saves energy, water, and resources such as trees and metal ores.

What is recycling?

According to ‘wikipedia’ : Recycling involves processing used materials (waste) into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials, reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduce energy usage, reduce air pollution (from incineration) and water pollution (from landfilling) by reducing the need for "conventional" waste disposal, and lower greenhouse gas emissions as compared to virgin production.

Read some facts which can help us understand why recycling is so important for our environment:

Read more at: Importance of Recycling for Saving Our Environment, Energy, Water and Resources
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