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Learning disabilities

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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 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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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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Brain Foundation | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Description Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder (a problem related to brain development) that causes hyperactivity, impulsive behaviour, and attention problems

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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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Identify priority areas

The first step is to provide information about your workplace relating to three priority areas - awareness and stigma; availability of training and resources; and specific risk factors that can affect the mental health of employees.

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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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