Should children with reading difficulties get their hearing checked?
Ralph Nader in an article posted on Tuesday’s Counterpunch took to task the current hype about driverless cars following a day long conference on them at Washington University’s law school.
Driverless cars are being promoted because sales are cars are expected to flatten out due to car-sharing, or even fall as the younger generation are less inclined to buy them. Rather than actually investing in public transport, the car industry is promoting driverless automobiles as a way of stimulating sales again.
Nader is rightly sceptical about how well such vehicles will perform in the real world. There are 250 million motor vehicles in the US. This means that real driving conditions are way more complicated than the simple routes on which these vehicles are developed and tested. And while the car industry claims that they will be safer than human-driven vehicles, the reality is most people won’t want a car…
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True, but then what is the truth, is that just subjective?
We can only know what is true when we witness our own actions, but then can we believe our own mind, for is our present and future not influenced by our past?
Classroom teachers may not employ the strategies that can help students master complex written language, according to speech-language pathology researchers.
With a Web code, Victor Widell is making it easier for others to understand how reading with dyslexia might feel.