Learning Disabilities

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    HISD Thinks Too Many African American Kids May Be in Special Ed

    Margaret DowningTerry Grier thinks more changes are needed for special ed in HISD.​Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier has reason to believe his district has tagged too many African American students with mental retardation and emotional disturbance labels, and that it may be underserving ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 1, 2010


    At 12 years old, Stephen Sumrall Orsak has a jump start on his art career

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2007

    Oh. My. Dog.

    The Chron is reporting that many local school districts aren’t taking enough steps to identify dyslexia. Twenty-two years ago, Texas passed legislation requiring districts to identify and tutor students with dyslexia, a learning disability that affects 5 percent to 20 percent of all children. T ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 9, 2003

    Extreme Makeovers

    Chuck Close takes apart people's faces and puts them back together again

  • News

    January 21, 1999
  • News

    May 14, 1998

    Why Johnny Might Someday Be Able to Read

    When Eldo Bergman confronted his son's reading problems, he took the scientific approach. Now he is trying to convince schools to do the same.

  • Calendar

    September 25, 1997
  • News

    January 4, 1996

    Ritalin on Trial

    While some Houston parents fight what they charge is "a river of Ritalin" running through the schools, one father has gone to court to try to prove that, for his son, Ritalin use is Ritalin abuse.