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Work with schools to ensure patients with learning disorders get help early - AAP News



Work with schools to ensure patients with learning disorders get help early 
AAP News
Learning disorders (LDs) are the most common chronic medical conditions in pediatrics, affecting 15%-20% of children. An LD is an unexpected difficulty in a child with at least average cognitive abilities who is being instructed appropriately. These ...

 


Willie Brooks takes CEO job at Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority ? again - Crain's Detroit Business



Crain's Detroit Business
 
Willie Brooks takes CEO job at Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority ? again 
Crain's Detroit Business
The state cares for more than 300,000 people with mental problems, learning disabilities and intellectual challenges. But overlaying all the DWMHA internal issues is the reality that the state of Michigan is moving to privatize the public mental health ...

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Gabrielle Daleman's road to 2018 Olympics included surgery and bullying - KSN-TV



Gabrielle Daleman's road to 2018 Olympics included surgery and bullying 
KSN-TV
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) ? Gabrielle Daleman spent the summer convalescing at her family's cottage in Ontario, finding solace in the hours she spent sitting at the water's edge. Then 19, she underwent emergency surgery for an abdominal cyst ...

 


What is it like to read with dyslexia? Website shows reality of ... - The Independent



The Independent
 
What is it like to read with dyslexia? Website shows reality of ... 
The Independent
You can never truly understand the struggles of others until you have walked a mile in their shoes ? as the saying goes. One website aims to put you in the shoes of someone who suffers from dyslexia, showing how difficult it can be for those with the ...

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Doctoral candidate explores learning disabilities - The Duquesne Duke



The Duquesne Duke
 
Doctoral candidate explores learning disabilities 
The Duquesne Duke
Children with behavioral or emotional disorders often struggle in school, and with diagnoses like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) on the rise, meeting these students' needs is becoming more urgent for teachers. That's where Siddiq Ahmed, a third-year ...

 


CHC and SF PEN merge to address children's learning disorders - Western Edition



CHC and SF PEN merge to address children's learning disorders 
Western Edition
Navigating the road from childhood to becoming a young adult can be difficult; this transition is even more challenging for the 1-in-5 youths dealing with learning and attention challenges. The Children's Health Council ? CHC ? is a Bay Area ...

 


Epigenetics study helps focus search for autism risk factors | WSU ... - WSU News



WSU News
 
Epigenetics study helps focus search for autism risk factors | WSU ... 
WSU News
SPOKANE, Wash. - A breakthrough study by researchers at Washington State University and elsewhere has brought focus to the search for epigenetic mechanisms related to autism.

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Assistive Technology (AT) Devices Market Expands the Frontiers of Medical Research - Digital Journal



Assistive Technology (AT) Devices Market Expands the Frontiers of Medical Research 
Digital Journal
Assistive technology devices are available in several types to address different functional capabilities of the people with different disabilities. These devices are manufactured to support vocational aids, assistive listening and environmental aids ...

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Study suggests movement as accurate method to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders - News-Medical.net



Study suggests movement as accurate method to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders 
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"Our work is focused on applying novel data analytics to develop objective neurodevelopmental assessments for autism, as well as other neurodevelopmental disorders," said Di Wu, an IU Ph.D. student and the lead author on the study. "We really need to ...

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Daleman's road to Olympics included surgery, bullying - The Bellingham Herald



The Bellingham Herald
 
Daleman's road to Olympics included surgery, bullying 
The Bellingham Herald
Daleman, who was also teased for a learning disability that's similar to dyslexia, said the bullying started in first grade. "And my eating disorder started in Grade 5 or 6 and it didn't end until after the (Sochi) Olympics," she said. "I have broader ...

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