5 More Years

We all know that movement is crucial for a healthy body and mind. Designed to Move is a site that gives statistical data on the impact of a sedentary lifestyle on children. They also highlight companies that are trying to promote positive change.

The Link Between Hearing and Reading

Auditory processing is not just about listening. Filtering and discriminating important information from extraneous noise is needed to process speech correctly. Also important is the ability to group sounds (into words and sentences) and discern pauses and intonation that help identify both the meaning of the words as well as the emotional intent with which they are spoken. Auditory therapy can help greatly with this. Here’s an interesting article regarding auditory processing and dyslexia from Science Daily:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130219172159.htm