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Learning disabilities

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Kids' Health - Topics - Learning disabilities

Not eating well, not getting enough sleep, feeling unhappy or scared, having problems with family or friends are some of the reasons why a kid can be having problems learning.

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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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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Intellectual disability

Children develop and learn at different rates and in different ways. However, some children will learn at a much slower rate than other children of the same age. This may be due to an intellectual disability.

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Teaching skills to kids with disability | Raising Children Network

Children with disability can find it hard to learn everyday skills. Here are practical strategies for teaching skills to your child with disability.

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Dyslexia (Developmental reading disorder) | myVMC

Dyslexia, also commonly known as Developmental Reading Disorder, is a reading disability resulting from the inability of an individual to process and interpret symbols

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Your childs disability and your feelings | Raising Children Network

When your child gets a diagnosis of disability, you might feel emotionally overwhelmed. This will change, and youll learn to manage your feelings.

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Parenting with a disability

Parents with a disability face the same issues as other parents but may require more support. Learn about the unique challenges and importance of help and support.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Physical disability

In the early years, children may have some difficulties in learning to move skilfully. This is not unusual. However, for some children, the muscles and nerves that control body movements may not be properly formed or may become damaged causing a physical disability.

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Disability rights

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

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Students with Disability - The Department of Education Tasmania

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