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Dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia – oh my!

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By The Prentice School Although any child might struggle with certain aspects of reading, writing, and arithmetic, some children have serious difficulties. These can be signs of the learning differences known as dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia. “Dys” means difficult, and “lex” means speech. Calculia refers to mathematics or arithmetic, while graphia refers to writing. These… Continue Reading »

Chapman’s Inaugural Dyslexia Summit highlights the strengths of dyslexics

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Originally posted by the Orange County Register By JONATHAN WINSLOW / STAFF WRITER KAREN TAPIA, CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER Stephanie Setmire of Orange, left, dons a supergirl outfit that read, “Supper Dislecksia Gurl”. She is hugging Jennifer Biang during the Chapman University Inaugural Dyslexia Summit.KAREN TAPIA, CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

Prentice recognized for its Innovative Schoolwide Program

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The Prentice School became one of three finalists for the Project Tomorrow 2015 Innovation in Education Award under the category of “Innovative Schoolwide Program.” We were recognized for our unique focus on Educational Assistive Technology (EdAT) and our Educational Assistive Technology Specialist, Mr. Stanley Tom’s work with our students, parents and teachers to improve their… Continue Reading »

Fun Family Games for Language, Social Thinking, and Reasoning

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By Debra Brunner, M.A., CCC-SLP Speech/Language Pathologist As a child of the 1970s, tabletop games were a regular activity in my household, especially when it was too cold or dark to play outside. The only video game alternative was Pong, and…well…that was fun for about 15 minutes. “Plugged in” usually referred to playing with a… Continue Reading »

Grandparents and Special Friends Day

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As we say, “It takes a village,” and a village we did have for Grandparents & Special Friends Day, with nearly 160 attendees coming from far and wide. One set of grandparents came from as far away as Chicago to attend!

DisABILITY Summit

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The Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) on Disability and Autism is a new think tank that gathers data and develops its own independent research to study and, when appropriate, advocate on topics surrounding the issues of disability and autism. Throughout each year, the TPI will produce research that results in policy recommendations to decision-makers at the… Continue Reading »

Congratulations Prentice Eagles!

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We are pleased to announce the recent awards, nominations and accomplishments achieved by members of our Prentice family. We are honored to have individuals of this caliber lead our school and teach in our classrooms. We are also extremely proud of our students and graduates for their success. Go Prentice Eagles!