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All About Asperger Syndrome
All About Asperger Syndrome
This article describes how the symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome tend to manifest themselves, and what challenges a person with Asperger Syndrome may face....
All About Reading Disabilities
All About Reading Disabilities
Price comparison sites offering financial services for sale may not always be offering the best option. Find out why you shouldn't always be led by the best price....
All About Williams Syndrome
All About Williams Syndrome
Williams syndrome is as a result of the absence of chromosome 7. This article explains the basic typical physical symptoms and behaviours associated with this syndrome....
All About Writing Disabilities
All About Writing Disabilities
The term 'Dysgraphia' is generally used as an umbrella term for writing difficulties. This article takes a quick look at the effects and manifestations of this writing…...
Art Therapy and Learning Disabilities
Art Therapy and Learning Disabilities
Arts therapies are increasingly being recognised as a way to address and deal with issues in individuals, particularly those with learning disabilities or difficulties…...
Challenging Behaviour
Challenging Behaviour
Challenging behaviour can be distressing for all involved, but early intervention can prevent the negative effects....
Diagnosing and Assessing Learning Disabilities
Diagnosing and Assessing Learning Disabilities
It is imperative that a person with learning disabilities has their needs assessed and met if they are to have equal opportunities in all areas of life....
How I Detected Signs of Autism in My Child: Case Study
How I Detected Signs of Autism in My Child: Case Study
If you suspect your child may have autism, be sure to pay close attention to their behaviour and seek an expert's opinion. We spoke to Hilary Rose, whose son was…...
How to Define and Categorise Learning Disabilities
How to Define and Categorise Learning Disabilities
Categorising or defining learning disabilities is usually for the purposes of administrative services and diagnosis....
Incontinence and Learning Disabilities
Incontinence and Learning Disabilities
Many people with severe or profound learning disabilities may have issues with continence. What are the appropriate practices when dealing with this?...
Learning Disabilities and Self-Injurious Behaviour
Learning Disabilities and Self-Injurious Behaviour
Self-injurious behaviour remains prevalent in populations of adults with learning disabilities. We focus on some reasons for self injurious behaviour, and introduce…...
Menopause and Women a Learning Disability
Menopause and Women a Learning Disability
There is a general consensus that women with learning disabilities are not receiving enough education about the affects of the menopause....
Mental Health Issues
Mental Health Issues
People with learning disabilities are at greater risk of developing mental health problems. However, advocacy and appropriate treatment may help them overcome these…...
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities is a syndrome that effects emotional, social and cognitive functions. This article looks at the effects and manifestations of this…...
Transitions and Young People With Learning Disabilities
Transitions and Young People With Learning Disabilities
The transition from school life to young adulthood can present a number of challenges for young people, including those with learning disabilities. This article looks…...
What Is a Learning Disability?
What Is a Learning Disability?
There can be some ambiguity about the phrase 'learning disability'. This article describes the UK Government and WHO's take on the term....
What is Opposition Defiance Disorder?
What is Opposition Defiance Disorder?
ODD is psychiatric disorder that is more prevalent in young boys than girls. This article looks at the symptoms and treatments available for ODD, and the affects of…...
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