learning disability


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Synonyms for learning disability

a disorder found in children of normal intelligence who have difficulties in learning specific skills

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This data driven report contains over 40 links to online copies of actual learning disability deals and contract documents as submitted to the Securities Exchange Commission by companies and their partners, where available.
Learning disability nurses tend to find work with local health boards in areas such as assessment and treatment, epilepsy and dementia care, specialist behavioural and community support teams as well as becoming health liaison nurses.
This discouraged 64% of people with a learning disability from voting in local elections last May.
7) There are opportunities for this to evolve further, as learning disability nurses engage people with learning disability as co-trainers, to work alongside their peers and health professionals to close existing gaps.
the continued resettlement of people out of learning disability and mental health hospitals;
The Supreme Court ol Canada affirmed the Tribunal's finding that there had been discrimination by the District, based on Jeffrey's learning disability.
Contact Wales Learning Disability Helpline 0808 808 1111 or visit www.
The charity will also continue to campaign for change so action is taken to address injustices that people with a learning disability face - be that being bullied, discriminated against or their rights ignored.
Vicky Dutchburn, assistant director of mental health and learning disabilities for NHS Kirklees said: "The Learning Disabilities Friendly Award is about making services more equitable for people with a learning disability.
Allan goes on to propose that we align our research and practices not with the scientific method, but with the "philosophers of difference" in order to think differently about the construction of learning disability and to envision new forms of learning.
A learning disability is a neurological disorder that does not affect intelligence.
THE INAUGURAL National Eye Health Week (June 14-20), which will focus on the importance of regular sight tests, also aims to show how vital eye examinations are for those people with a learning disability.
6) The Department of Health's 2006 Good practice guidance on working with parents with a learning disability emphasises the importance of services working together to protect the rights of both parents and children, and places specific responsibilities on adult services to identify and meet parents' needs.
The needs of people with a learning disability, their families and their carers were not properly assessed.
For the purposes of this research, dyslexia was defined as a specific learning disability that affects accurate/fluent word recognition, spelling, and decoding.
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