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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

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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 (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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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 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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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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Intellectual Disability | Novita

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

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Sex Safe and Fun | Family Planning NSW

Sex Safe and Fun is a resource to support people with intellectual disability to learn about safe sex messages. It provides a factual and balanced view of the rights and responsibilities associated with a range of sexual activities. There are key messages about consent, enjoyment, intimacy, privacy and safety.

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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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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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