Dr. Oksana Hagerty Offers Insight Into Early Signs Of Autism

| LD Research

Dr. Oksana Hagerty offers some insight into detecting early signs of autism in children in an article published on SheKnows.com, part of SheKnows Media, whose websites draw 83 million unique views monthly and 253 million social media fans. Read the full article.

President Hagerty Reflects on Beacon's Role Internationally

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I have had the privilege with Dr. Chandler and my wife, Oksana, to have been hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by the Prince Salman Center on Disability. We have been invited as the ambassadors for Beacon College and American higher education in general. Now, on the long journey back from this extraordinary experience, I cannot […]

Beacon Students

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The mission of Beacon College is to offer Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees to students with learning disabilities and ADHD. Learning disabilities (LDs) affect how a person learns to read, write, hear, speak, and calculate. An LD is essentially an unexplained difficulty in acquiring academic skills for someone of average or above […]

Peer Mentors Head to IUPUI Mentoring Symposium

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Our trip to Indianapolis was educational as well as inspirational and fun. Our first day was spent visiting Braden’s (Learning Specialist) parents’ bunny farm. As we stepped out of the vehicle we were greeted with smiles, hugs, and refreshments. We were given a tour of the farm and an inside view of their business where […]

Recent Dyslexia Research Conducted in Academic Affairs

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Recently, Dutch researchers claimed that a new font called Dyslexie enables people with reading disorders to read easier. They report that the font makes it more difficult for people with dyslexia and reading disorders to rotate, swap, and mirror letters and numbers. We put their font to the test and conducted research with 52 of […]