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Controlling My Internal Restlessness: How I Learned to Manage My ADHD - NCLD

Controlling My Internal Restlessness: How I Learned to Manage My ADHD - NCLD | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
ADHD can trigger the impulse to interrupt and blurt out answers. Read how to control these behaviors by understanding the skills that will help you stay focused.
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Stalling Motor Skills Linked To Worsened Social Ability Among Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Stalling Motor Skills Linked To Worsened Social Ability Among Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorder | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Children with autism may sit out games on the playground not only because of social awkwardness, but also a lack of developed motor skills.
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New study finds about autism and social skills ... link to lack of developed motor skills.

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Study Says Dyslexia May Affect Listening Comprehension

Study Says Dyslexia May Affect Listening Comprehension | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Scientists have come to believe that the reading difficulties of dyslexia are part of a larger puzzle: a problem with how the brain processes speech and puts together words from smaller units of sound.
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Reading Comprehension Disorder Goes Easily Undiagnosed

Reading Comprehension Disorder Goes Easily Undiagnosed | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
A common reading disorder goes undiagnosed until it becomes problematic, according to the results of five years of study by researchers at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development in collaboration with the Kennedy Krieger...
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Solar-Powered Wheelchair wins Cerebral Palsy Day Competition

Solar-Powered Wheelchair wins Cerebral Palsy Day Competition | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
We ran a story on this solar-powered wheelchair project in December, when it became one of three finalists on the competition for a grant.
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Research Finds that Dyslexia is Not a Visual Problem

Research Finds that Dyslexia is Not a Visual Problem | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
A new brain imaging study appears to rule out one potential cause of dyslexia, finding that vision problems don't lead to the common reading disorder.
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Kids with Learning Disabilities have many Abilities Too

Kids with Learning Disabilities have many Abilities Too | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Yousuf’s (name changed) entry to year six spelled disaster for him and his family.
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Very Informative!

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Maysa H Ballan's curator insight, May 10, 2013 4:43 AM

Very informative!

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Many ADHD Symptoms Abate with More Sleep

Many ADHD Symptoms Abate with More Sleep | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
In the spring of 2010, a new patient came to see me to find out if he had attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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Joe Marlin 's curator insight, June 6, 2013 8:59 AM

Great info to share with parents

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Essentials for Educators: High Functioning Autism & Asperger Syndrome

Essentials for Educators: Presented by Utah parents, teachers, professionals in the field of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), this video explains underlying ...
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Video | Strengths of Students with LD - NCLD

Video | Strengths of Students with LD - NCLD | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Ask the Experts Video - Students with LD, AD/HD, Asperger's Disorder, NVLD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder they exemplify characteristics that could be seen as pockets of strength.
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A video by @LD.Org that talks about strengths of students with #LD, #ADHD, #autism, etc. and other disorders. #SKILD

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100 most powerful Arab women 2013

100 most powerful Arab women 2013 | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Arabian Business counts down the 100 most powerful Arab women in the world
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Video | AD/HD - Separating Fact from Fiction - NCLD

Video | AD/HD - Separating Fact from Fiction - NCLD | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Insightful video of Dr. Sheldon Horowitz explaining the facts and fictions that are related to AD/HD.
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Nicer...through Nurture

Nicer...through Nurture | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
When it comes to discipline and better behavior, relationships matter. These family training programs focus on the parent/child dynamic to deliver lasting, positive change.
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Three-Year-Old Girl With Autism Paints Astonishing Works of Art - Buzz Log (blog)

Three-Year-Old Girl With Autism Paints Astonishing Works of Art - Buzz Log (blog) | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
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Three-Year-Old Girl With Autism Paints Astonishing Works of Art
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You probably recognize the names of artists like Picasso, Renoir, and Van Gogh. How about Halmshaw?
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How Could My Perfect Daughter Have Down Syndrome?

How Could My Perfect Daughter Have Down Syndrome? | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
The day my daughter Marley was born, I went straight to the nursery and held her for well over two hours. I just held her and cried because I had never experienced such a love for anyone or anything in my life.
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Read "How Could My Perfect Daughter Have Down Syndrome?" Very touching and inspiring article!

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5 Ways Tablets Will Change K-12 Education | Digital Book World

5 Ways Tablets Will Change K-12 Education | Digital Book World | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Tablet shipments to K-12 schools grew 103% in the last year.

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What To Do When You Learn Your Child is Struggling in School

What To Do When You Learn Your Child is Struggling in School | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Whether it’s a casual remark tossed aside by a childcare provider or an earnest discussion with a teacher or coach, there’s nothing quite as painful as hearing negative feedback regarding your child’s intellect, developmental pace or abilities.
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Dyslexia Supports Need to Start Early

Dyslexia Supports Need to Start Early | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Recognizing dyslexia as a real learning disability is as important as educator training on intervention and supports to ensure the best outcomes for students with the diagnosis.
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Over-Exposure to "Screens" Can Cause Sensory Problems

Over-Exposure to "Screens" Can Cause Sensory Problems | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Reminiscing about the good old days when we were growing up is a memory trip well worth taking when trying to understand the issues facing the children of today.
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Special needs children lack support

Special needs children lack support | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Lazy, annoying, a hopeless case – in a country underserviced and undereducated with regard to special needs, such are the terms parents of children with learning disabilities can expect to hear.
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Read in the Daily Star about what students with learning difficulties go through because of the lack of schools with special education departments and one initiative of the private sector (SKILD Center).

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When Procrastination Is OK

When Procrastination Is OK | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
Can't find the focus to do what you've planned? Put things off the right way to improve your productivity.
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Dyscalculia Affects Approximately as Many People as Dyslexia

Dyscalculia Affects Approximately as Many People as Dyslexia | On learning disabilities | Scoop.it
There are some people, incredibly intelligent people, no less who suffer from a learning problem associated with the inability to handle numbers and mathematical calculations.

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Learning Disabilities - When Bright Kids Can't Learn - p1

This documentary, shown on American Health Journal on PBS, describes the use of brain research in order to help people with learning disabilities solve their...
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3 videos: An experts' input on "bright" students who can't learn. #LD #SKILD

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How to Cope with Sudden Illness or Disability

Article gives assistance to help you cope with a sudden illness or disability

Via Disabled World
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Very inspirational and motivational article!

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Spelling Technique for Dyslexic

Most dyslexics have problems with reading and spelling, specifically with phonics , decoding words and remembering how to spell them. But for many, visual ai...
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A mother demonstrating how she teaches her #dyslexic son how to spell ...

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