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Treating learning disorders with cognitive training - The Hindu



The Hindu
 
Treating learning disorders with cognitive training 
The Hindu
Learning disorder ? characterised by difficulties in reading, writing, spelling and/or calculation that disrupt the child's performance in school ? affects about 5 to 12.5% of students and is evident across different languages and education systems.

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New ranch will offer vocational skills to those with learning disabilities - WJHG-TV



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New ranch will offer vocational skills to those with learning disabilities 
WJHG-TV
Moving to Freeport, Florida from Alabama, the Wood family was searching for an alternative learning environment for their autistic son. That's when the idea for the Westonwood Ranch began to form and now, almost two years later, their dream is becoming ...

 


How parents can help children with learning disorders - The Hindu



How parents can help children with learning disorders 
The Hindu
Research indicates that almost two-thirds of children with learning disorders suffer from secondary depression, anxiety and psychosomatic disorders. Many of them have poor social skills which further damage their self-image. As a result, they grow up ...

 


Veterans Can Now Access Virtual Cognitive and Speech Therapy Through the Constant Therapy Mobile App 24/7 - PR Newswire (press release)



Veterans Can Now Access Virtual Cognitive and Speech Therapy Through the Constant Therapy Mobile App 24/7 
PR Newswire (press release)
The Learning Corp, a Digital Health Corp company, develops clinically-proven mobile application products to motivate and provide supplemental coaching to patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, aphasia, and learning disorders. Constant ...

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ADHD diagnosis may be affected by a child's birthday, study finds - Philly.com



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ADHD diagnosis may be affected by a child's birthday, study finds 
Philly.com
Children who are the youngest in their grade are more frequently diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study finds, raising concerns that some kids might be wrongly included in this category ? and others might miss out ...

 


Small school, big family - Wairarapa Times Age



Wairarapa Times Age
 
Small school, big family 
Wairarapa Times Age
For years, he had struggled to learn at ?town schools?, battling with learning disorders and ADHD. But two years ago, he moved to Mauriceville School where he finally learned to read, thanks to the small class sizes and the impressive student teacher ...

 


Theresa Shearer: At last government is listening to what kids with learning disabilities need - The Scotsman



The Scotsman
 
Theresa Shearer: At last government is listening to what kids with learning disabilities need 
The Scotsman
Only 49 per cent of young people who have learning disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders told us they feel they are achieving their full potential. What's more, more than 80 per cent of the education workforce said that we were not getting it ...

 


WHAT'S UP DOC? DiGeorge syndrome - Wicked Local Saugus



Wicked Local Saugus
 
WHAT'S UP DOC? DiGeorge syndrome 
Wicked Local Saugus
Many other conditions may be associated with DGS and may include kidney, lung, eye, bone, gastrointestinal, thyroid and/or autoimmune diseases, as well as psychiatric disorders, intellectual compromise, and/or learning disabilities. If DGS is suspected ...

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ABL partners KATH on alcohol & pregnancy programme - Myjoyonline.com



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ABL partners KATH on alcohol & pregnancy programme 
Myjoyonline.com
The Programme sensitises pregnant women on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs), which refer to a group of conditions characterised by facial deformities, behavioral, and learning problems that occur in persons whose parents, especially their ...

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Helping autists get job opportunities - Deccan Chronicle



Deccan Chronicle
 
Helping autists get job opportunities 
Deccan Chronicle
Chennai: Even after two years of graduation, most of the autistic people say that finding paid jobs is the most difficult task as organisations fear poor outcomes. To address this issue, Sankalp, a NGO catering to children with learning disability ...