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Learning disabilities

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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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

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Dyslexia (childhood learning disability) information | myVMC

Dyslexia or developmental reading disorder is a common reading disability. Dyslexic children are unable to process and interpret symbols like letters.

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Brain Foundation | Dyslexia

Dyslexia Dyslexia Read more at Virtual Medical Centre 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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Intellectual Disability | Novita

Intellectual disability is the most commonly recorded disability, occurring in about 3% of the population in Australia

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Learn more about the NDIS | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

Understanding the NDISThe NDIS is the National Disability Insurance Scheme. It changes forever the way support is provided to Australians with a disability. With the NDIS, youre able to create your own plan of support and services, based on your situation today and what you would like to achieve tomorrow. It means youll have more control over the things that you want to do.

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Learn more about the NDIS

The National Disability Scheme (NDIS) provides support for people with disability, their families and carers in Australia.

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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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Intellectual disability in children | Raising Children Network

Intellectual disability is a reduced ability to think and to learn new skills. Heres how to get help and support for children with intellectual disability.

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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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