News notes

May 1974
Journal of Learning Disabilities;May1974, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p327
Academic Journal
This article presents news briefs pertaining to people with disabilities. The National Academy of Sciences has issued a position paper on "The Relationship of Nutrition to Brain Development and Behavior." The paper, from the Academy's Food and Nutrition Board, assesses the present state of knowledge on malnutrition and its effects. Landmark School, Prides Crossing, Massachusetts, announces a practicum in remedial approaches to the child with a perceptual-motor disorder, offered in conjunction with Tufts University and Boston University, which is to be held from June 30-August 24, 1974. A summer program for the high potential child with a learning disability whose age is between 8 and 18 is available at the Landmark School in Prides Crossing, Massachusetts. Cove School, Forest Avenue, Evanston, Illinois has scheduled a summer recreational and tutorial program in 1974 for children with learning disabilities (age 6-12), giving the child a chance to participate in non-competitive recreational activities and offer help in math and reading.


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