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Overcoming My Learning Disabilities

Overcoming My Learning Disabilities | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
October is Learning Disability Awareness Month. This is part of my story. It was 1983. I will never forget my five years as one among many other sequestered kids stamped with the label of learning ...

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Sex education: young people with learning disabilities are being left out - The Guardian

Sex education: young people with learning disabilities are being left out - The Guardian | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
The Guardian Sex education: young people with learning disabilities are being left out The Guardian Leno has recently joined the team of "site experts" at Netbuddy, delivering sex and relationships advice online to parents and carers of people with...

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Assistive Technology For Learning Disabilities

Assistive Technology For Learning Disabilities | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
Having a learning disability does not mean that a person is not smart enough to do the work of an average person.  It is simply due to processing of information(...)

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Margaret Cho Says "Sorry" For Using the R-Word | Care2 Causes

Margaret Cho Says "Sorry" For Using the R-Word | Care2 Causes | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
Comedian Margaret Cho and I have a few things in common. We're both 43 years, born in the Bay Area in California and we're both Asian American. I remember watching her one-season show All-American Girl back in 1994.

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WorkAbility program aids job searches for people with disabilities - Napa Valley Register

WorkAbility program aids job searches for people with disabilities - Napa Valley Register | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
WorkAbility program aids job searches for people with disabilities
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Staff at Napa Valley College are commending a new federal ruling meant to create equal access to employment for people with disabilities.
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Traumatic Brain Injury-Chase Stephens road to recovery from TBI

On 01/28/2013 Chase and his cousin bumped heads. 11 hours later Chase would have his first seizure that would last 13 hours straight. John Hopkins put him in...
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Do you know the early warning signs of communication disorders? - Philly.com (blog)

Do you know the early warning signs of communication disorders? - Philly.com (blog) | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
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Do you know the early warning signs of communication disorders?
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Unlike other conditions, early intervention can prevent or reverse a communication disorder.

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Registries of autistic children arm police with information

Registries of autistic children arm police with information | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
Seeking to avoid a tragic confrontation, families are registering young people with communication disorders with law-enforcement authorities...

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Engineers develop tool to make gaming more inclusive for gamers with disabilities - MedCity News

Engineers develop tool to make gaming more inclusive for gamers with disabilities - MedCity News | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
MedCity News Engineers develop tool to make gaming more inclusive for gamers with disabilities MedCity News AbleGamers, a nonprofit foundation in support of developing tools for physically disabled gamers, estimated that there are 33 million gamers...
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Learning disabilities affect up to 10 percent of children

Learning disabilities affect up to 10 percent of children | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
Up to 10 percent of the population are affected by specific learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to 2 or 3 pupils in every classroom, according to a new review.

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Who would still be of the opinion that any teacher could do without knowledge and understanding of how to address diversity in the classroom?

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Understanding Klinefelter Syndrome: What is it, its Cause, Symptoms and Diagnosis – With Pictures

Understanding Klinefelter Syndrome: What is it, its Cause, Symptoms and Diagnosis – With Pictures | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
Among of the most known genetic disorders caused by chromosomal abnormalities are Down’s syndrome (which is also known as trisomy 21), Turner syndrome and Klinefelter syndrome – which will be the central topic of discussion for this hub.

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Video Games Are Beneficial for Students—Especially Those with LD

It’s not often that we hear an education professional advocating that children play video games, but that’s what David Williamson Shaffer is suggesting in his paper, Video Games and The Future of Learning.

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Not all reading disabilities are dyslexia: Lesser-known reading disorder can be easily missed

Not all reading disabilities are dyslexia: Lesser-known reading disorder can be easily missed | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
A common reading disorder goes undiagnosed until it becomes problematic, according to the results of five years of study.

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The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Busting Myths About Autistic ...

The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Busting Myths About Autistic ... | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
We Unicorns seldom have a chance to gather in the magical wild lands of Manhattan, but thanks to a press pass arranged by Sharon daVanport, president of Autism Women's Network, I got to meet another of my species at a ...

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Alabamians with disabilities seek better jobs, pay - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

Alabamians with disabilities seek better jobs, pay - Tuscaloosa News (subscription) | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
Alabamians with disabilities seek better jobs, pay
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MONTGOMERY | It was the early 1990's. Jeff Ridgeway, who was born with a mix of disabilities, had started going to a day program at a Mobile Goodwill.
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Teaching Children with Disabilities

Teaching Children with Disabilities | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it

http://theturbulencetraining.com/teaching-children-with-disabilities.html Teaching children who are normal and have the capability to grasp things efficiently can be a daily task for teachers in schools. However, if they are put in a situation where they are required to undertake the task of teaching children with disabilities, they may have to use a totally...


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How to Help People With Communication Disorders in the ...

One of our jobs as speech-language pathologists is to advocate for those with communication disorders. ... Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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Will mainstreaming my child improve their social skills?

Will mainstreaming my child improve their social skills? | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
Studies at the University of Washington compare  the peer relations preschool children with communication disorders to those of normally developing preschoolers and throw light on this complicated aspect.

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Indiana University program helps students with intellectual disabilities ... - Sigma Triton Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa

Indiana University program helps students with intellectual disabilities ... - Sigma Triton Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa | developmental disabilities | Scoop.it
Indiana University program helps students with intellectual disabilities ...
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