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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 and spelling. Support helps children with dyslexia achieve and succeed.

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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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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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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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Anaesthesia and risk in infants | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Modern anaesthesia and surgery is very safe for children and infants

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Fragile X syndrome - Lab Tests Online AU

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