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Independent Clauses: The Nuclei of Writing

Posted by in Writing

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the prospect of a large essay, and many students find it a challenge to break the writing down into manageable parts. Then on top of that, a lot of students with LDs have a hard time putting their thoughts and ideas on paper. If this is the case, the result can be large paragraphs of unfinished and unorganized ideas in the form of run-on sentences. If you are nodding your head in agreement, this article may be helpful in your efforts to break this…read more

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TEXTHELP Read and Write Gold

Posted by in Accommodations & Assistive Technology

Do any of these sound like you? I understand my textbooks better when I listen to them than when I read them. I spend a lot of time traveling on the road and would like to read or get schoolwork done, but I get carsick. I like reading books, but my eyes get too tired to focus on the words after a while. TEXTHELP is a company that makes different programs to assist people with learning differences. Read and Write Gold is one of their programs which offers several ways…read more

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I Can’t Write to Save My Life

Posted by in Writing

Okay, so let’s face it…most people dread the writing that comes with attending college. So many people say they can’t write, hate writing, or both! On the flip side, writing is one of our most important forms of communication. We use it for all aspects of life. Just look around, writing is literally everywhere. Whether we like it or not, being able to communicate through writing is extremely crucial and vital to our education and life past college. Whether you are hoping to be a doctor, lawyer, police officer, musician,…read more

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