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Women with Mental Health Disability: Higher Risk of Abusive Relationship

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Photo: Woman and man after a quarrel [03/02/2014] Women with a severe mental health-related disability are nearly four times more likely to have been a victim of intimate partner violence than those without a disability, according to a new study by Women's College Hospital researcher Janice Du Mont and co-author Tonia Forte.Women with Mental Health Disability: Higher Risk of Abusive Relationship - Read more

Patients with Learning Disabilities Become Invisible in Hospitals

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Photo: Elderly man and nurse [22/01/2014] Hospital patients with learning disabilities face longer waits and mismanaged treatment due to a failure to understand them by nursing staff, says a new report.Patients with Learning Disabilities Become Invisible in Hospitals - Read more

Inclusion Inclusive: Working in an Integration Institution

Bringing people together in new ways – The employees of Haus Müllestumpe live according to this motto. Seven among the 20 employees have learning difficulties (also called mentally impairment). REHACARE.de had a look over their shoulder.Inclusion Inclusive: Working in an Integration Institution - Read more

Health-Care Changes Needed to Help Adults with Developmental Disabilities

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[13/11/2013] Adults with developmental disabilities such as autism and Down syndrome are having a harder time accessing health care, even though they have more health issues than people without developmental disabilities, according to research done at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).Health-Care Changes Needed to Help Adults with Developmental Disabilities - Read more

Fiber-Optic Pen Helps See Inside Brains of Children with Learning Disabilities

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[19/06/2013] University of Washington researchers have designed a computer-interfaced drawing pad that helps scientists see inside the brains of children with learning disabilities while they read and write.Fiber-Optic Pen Helps See Inside Brains of Children with Learning Disabilities - Read more

Learning Disabilities Affect up to 10 Percent of Children

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[24/04/2013] Up to 10 per cent of the population are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to 2 or 3 pupils in every classroom according to a new study.Learning Disabilities Affect up to 10 Percent of Children - Read more

Closer Relationships Help Teens Overcome Learning Disabilities

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Photo: Mother learning with her daughter [20/03/2013] In addition to struggling in school, many learning disabled children are known to face social and emotional challenges including depression, anxiety, and isolation. Often beginning early in childhood, they become more pronounced during adolescence, an emotionally turbulent time.Closer Relationships Help Teens Overcome Learning Disabilities - Read more

Exercise May Lead to Better School Performance For Kids with ADHD

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Photo: Learning girl looking confused; linked to [02/11/2012] A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher.Exercise May Lead to Better School Performance For Kids with ADHD - Read more

Protein Regulation Linked to Intellectual Disability

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[29/10/2012] Genetics researchers at the University of Adelaide have solved a 40-year mystery for a family beset by a rare intellectual disability – and they've discovered something new about the causes of intellectual disability in the process.Protein Regulation Linked to Intellectual Disability - Read more

Dyslexia: Making it Easier to Learn to Read

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[22/08/2012] Scientists have discovered an important neural mechanism underlying dyslexia and shown that many difficulties associated with it can potentially be traced back to a malfunction of the medial geniculate body in the thalamus. Dyslexia: Making it Easier to Learn to Read - Read more

 
 

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