Detecting Children's Learning Disabilities

Written by David Fitzgerald

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Also, if you suspect your young child has a learning problem, you may want to talk to a speech-language pathologist, or have your child evaluated by a learning disabilities specialist or child psychologist. There are many assessment techniques that can be used with preschoolers. There are many professionals working with young children who can provide appropriate evaluations. It is important to remember thatrepparttar population of children with learning disabilities is heterogeneous. The children are similar because they all have adequate hearing, vision, mental ability, and much strength, but their specific disabilities and symptoms differ. Identification is primary. What isrepparttar 109317 real problem? Oncerepparttar 109318 problem has been identified, you can establish a program that will best resolverepparttar 109319 problem, and create an environment forrepparttar 109320 child to have a happy and more fulfilling life.

You will find more information on learning disabilities here: The author does not endorse any particular education plan or course of treatment for any child. He encourage parents to consult with educators and other professionals who knowrepparttar 109321 child before determining whetherrepparttar 109322 child has a learning disability and if so how it should be addressed.

*Source and excerpts from Learning Disabilities Association of America

David Fitzgerald is the owner of and develops sources on topics his customers have noted concerns.

What is pitch correction? - Can singers actually sing anymore?

Written by Michael Oliphant

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There is however, a downside to all this. Many studio producers now argue that singers have become overly reliant on this technology and have almost forgotten one ofrepparttar most basic requirements of great singing- singing in key.

Can you tell when pitch correction has been used on a singer in a recording? The software is now so good that, in experienced hands, it is nearly impossible to tell when it is used subtly. Many vocal recordings made these days on current cd’s use some form of pitch correction. Does that surprise you? Fromrepparttar 109316 singer’s perspective it is a very seductive technology. It can certainly make a “pitchy” singer sound very much in key without revealing any lack of ability in that area.

We have become so used torepparttar 109317 effect of technology on our music that much of this technological innovation becomesrepparttar 109318 norm in a very short while. Remember a band called Milli Vanilli? They becamerepparttar 109319 laughing stock ofrepparttar 109320 music business and ended their careers when it was discovered that they had not even sung on their own recordings! Yet we seem completely comfortable now withrepparttar 109321 idea that singers don’t need to be able to sing in tune when they record.

The funny thing is that singing in key is just a learned technique like most other musical skills. It requires practice and solid singing technique but there are few people who cannot do it at all. Singing in a recording studio can be an unnerving experience forrepparttar 109322 first timer. The studio environment is designed to reveal allrepparttar 109323 nuance ofrepparttar 109324 human voice and can tax even an accomplished singer at times.

Pitch correction is one ofrepparttar 109325 most practical and useful tools in recording today but remember that it won’t make you a great singer. Only you can do that.

Michael Oliphant is a successful musician,producer,songwriter and web developer.

He is co-producer of Explore Your Voice, the innovative and successful online singing course that streams to your pc. When not drinking coffee in cafes around St Kilda Australia he can be found as part of the team at http://www.freeonlinesingingmagazine Singing lessons online

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