Disabilities & Disorders (learning, communication + more)

Short term memory problems can be improved with laser therapy
December 8, 2022
Laser light therapy has been shown to be effective in improving short term memory, according to a new study. Scientists demonstrated that the therapy, which is non-invasive, could improve short term, or working memory, in people by up to 25 per cent.
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Crnic Scientists Help Identify Gene That Could Improve Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms
November 28, 2022
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Holiday Pop-Up Shop Features Entrepreneurs with Disabilities
November 21, 2022
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GLOBAL’s Statement on Colorado Springs Tragedy
November 20, 2022
We are shocked and deeply saddened by the tragedy and senseless act of violence committed early this morning in Colorado Springs. At GLOBAL we believe ALL people, regardless of their sexual orientation, race, ability or differences, deserve a safe and equitable place in this world – and we...
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In-person learning helped narrow reading gaps during pandemic
November 17, 2022
A study has found that although there were steep learning losses in reading for elementary school students during the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person learning opportunities helped some of those students mitigate learning loss and accelerate gains in reading compared to online learners.
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Not every reader’s struggle is the same
November 16, 2022
Neuroscientists find that brain signatures of reading difficulties in students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are, on average, different from those of students from higher socioeconomic backgrounds who struggle with reading.
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“Grey’s Anatomy” Co-Stars Eric Dane and Caterina Scorsone Reunite at GLOBAL’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 15, 2022
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$2.2 Million Raised at Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s 2022 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 15, 2022
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Actress Christina Ricci Attends Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 15, 2022
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