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Winsted's NCCC to hold Autism Spectrum Unplugged panel discussion Nov. 2 - Torrington Register Citizen



Winsted's NCCC to hold Autism Spectrum Unplugged panel discussion Nov. 2 
Torrington Register Citizen
... adults from the FOCUS Center for Autism located in Canton, Connecticut, which specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents who are on the autistic spectrum, suffer from anxiety disorders, or experience processing and social learning ...

 


New service to support individuals with learning difficulties in Thurrock and Castle Point. - Thurrock Gazette



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New service to support individuals with learning difficulties in Thurrock and Castle Point. 
Thurrock Gazette
An award-winning provider of personalised home and live-in care in Thurrock and Castle Point has opened its doors to a new service. Bluebird Care will now provide a service which will focus on enabling and supporting individuals with learning difficulties.

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Search Of DNA In Dogs, Mice And People Finds 4 Genes Linked To OCD - NPR



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Search Of DNA In Dogs, Mice And People Finds 4 Genes Linked To OCD 
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This gene seems to be important in learning and forming new connections in the brain, he says. "OCD and anxiety are kind of like learning disorders," he says. "Often with OCD, people have a fear of germs. You can't touch tables or door knobs and every ...

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New Adelaide play Impersonal Space tries to shine light on living with autism - ABC Online



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New Adelaide play Impersonal Space tries to shine light on living with autism 
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Director Julian Jaensch said the company gave people with learning disorders the opportunity to face some of their fears. "It definitely challenges everyone so a lot of people in the cast have communication problems or social anxiety," he said. "Just ...

 


Help children avoid health complications from obesity - Bismarck Tribune



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Help children avoid health complications from obesity 
Bismarck Tribune
They are often teased or bullied, suffer from low self-esteem or depression and may have behavior and learning problems. They may develop asthma or breathing problems, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, bone and joint problems and are ...

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Speakers call for raising awareness about autism - Daily Times



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Speakers call for raising awareness about autism 
Daily Times
She also spoke about the lack of awareness about autism and learning disabilities among doctors, teachers and parents all over Pakistan. However, she lauded the role of Mahvash & Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation who sponsored the setting up of the ASDWT ...

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This bill in Congress threatens the health and safety of Maine kids - Bangor Daily News



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This bill in Congress threatens the health and safety of Maine kids 
Bangor Daily News
But the reality is that we should worry: scientists agree that certain toxic chemicals contribute to learning and developmental disabilities. As a mom of a child with autism and someone who works for the Learning Disabilities Association of Maine, I ...

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Dedicated to children - Minot Daily News



Dedicated to children 
Minot Daily News
It can also cause difficulties in the classroom. Learning more about sensory processing issues and possible treatments is a good first step in getting help for your child,? Mosser said. Hermanson does counseling for children, marriages, and family as ...

 


Learning Disability Treatment Market trends estimates high demand by 2020 - LANews By Abhishek Budholiya (press release) (blog)



Learning Disability Treatment Market trends estimates high demand by 2020 
LANews By Abhishek Budholiya (press release) (blog)
Learning disability is the disorder of brain to receive, store and respond to the new information. People suffering from learning disabilities have problems in listening, paying attention, reading, speaking, writing, reasoning and performing ...

 


The Visible And Invisible Challenges That Workers With Disabilities Face - Refinery29



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The Visible And Invisible Challenges That Workers With Disabilities Face 
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"Second, increasing diagnosis rates of certain conditions ? mood disorders like depression, learning disabilities like dyslexia, developmental differences like autism, and other forms of neurodiversity ? also contribute to a higher proportion of ...