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Kids' Health - Topics - Learning disabilities

Some kids try really hard to learn and they don't seem to make any progress

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Dyslexia - Brain Foundation

Dyslexia Description Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects approximately 10 per cent of the population

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Dyslexia in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Dyslexia is a learning disability. Children with dyslexia have trouble with reading. If your child has dyslexia, support can help him achieve and succeed.

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Sugar

Sugar in food and drink can start the tooth decay process. Tooth decay is caused when bacteria in the mouth combine with the sugars and starches in food to produce acid.

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Reversible Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (RIMA) Antidepressants - BluePages

Find out about the types of RIMA antidepressants, how they work, side effects and common dosages.

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Play & learning: children with disability | Raising Children Network

Need info on play and learning for children with disability? Heres everything you need to know about school, behaviour, skills, play and friendships.

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Intellectual disability | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is intellectual disability? A child with an intellectual disability learns and develops more slowly than other children

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Disability rights

Disabled children have the same rights to education and other services as other kids. Learn more about disability rights and where to seek assistance.

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Children with disability and learning | Raising Children Network

Everyday play and communication can help your child with disability learn new things. You can spark your childs learning by tuning into her interests.

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All About Sex | Family Planning NSW

All About Sex is a series of fact sheets for people with intellectual disability and the people who support them. The fact sheets are easy to read and include illustrations to help people with intellectual disability learn about sexuality and relationships.

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