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Brain briefings : dyslexia and language brain areas - This is one of
the Brain Briefing newsletters produced by the Society for Neuroscience,
aimed specifically at a lay audience. The aim of these patient-oriented
documents is "to explain how basic neuroscience discoveries lead to
Connects : the mental health and learning disabilities portal -
Connects: the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Portal is owned and
run by the Mental Health Foundation, incorporating the Foundation for
People with Learning Disabilities. "Connects" is a 'worldwide,
interactive, personalised forum for the sharing of information by people
interested in mental health problems and/or learning disabilities'.
Dyscalculia (or dyscalcula), What it is and what it isn't - The word
"dyscalculia" means difficulty performing math calculations. In other
words, it just means "math difficulty". And specifically, it means a
learning disability which affects math.
Dyscalculia.Org - Dyscalculia Symptoms - A Compilation By: Dyslexia &
Dyscalculia Support Services Of Shiawassee County (517) 729-9108 Renee
Newman, Ms, Director.
eMedicine, Learning Disorder: Written Expression - Synonyms and
related keywords: learning disability, writing disability, writing
disorder, written language disorder, written expression difficulty
Health evidence bulletins, Wales : learning disabilities - Learning
Disabilities is one of the full-text Health Evidence Bulletins published
on the Web by Wales University. The bulletins "act as signposts to the
best current evidence" in the subject area.
Language-Based Learning Disabilities - Language-based learning
disabilities interfere with age-appropriate reading, spelling, and/or
writing. This disorder does not impair intelligence; in fact, most people
diagnosed with learning disabilities possess average to superior
intelligence. This document has been
produced by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Learning Disabilities (National Institute of Mental Health) - Imagine
having important needs and ideas to communicate, but being unable to
express them. Perhaps feeling bombarded by sights and sounds, unable to
focus your attention. Or trying to read or add but not being able to make
sense of the letters or numbers.
Mathematical Disabilities: What We Know and Don't Know - Over the past
several decades important advances have been made in the understanding of
the genetic, neural, and cognitive deficits that underlie reading
disability (RD), and in the ability to identify and remediate this form of
learning disability (LD). David C. Geary Professor of Psychology,
University of Missouri at Columbia.
NINDS Learning Disabilities Information Page - Learning disabilities
are disorders that affect the ability to understand or use spoken or
written language, do mathematical calculations, coordinate movements, or
direct attention. Although learning disabilities occur in very young
children, the disorders are usually not recognized until the child reaches
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