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  • Learning Disorders: What Hope Does Research Offer?

    Sophisticated brain imaging technology is now making it possible to directly observe the brain at work and to detect subtle malfunctions that could never be...

  • Learning Disorders: Assistance and Opportunities

    What Aid Does the Government Offer? As of 1981, people with learning disabilities came under the protection of laws originally designed to protect the rights...

  • Learning Disorders: How to Cope

    How Do Families Learn To Cope? The effects of learning disabilities can ripple outward from the disabled child or adult to family, friends, and peers...

  • Learning Disorders: Is Medication Available?

    For nearly six decades, many children with attention disorders have benefited from being treated with medication. Three drugs, Ritalin (methylphenidate), Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine), and Cylert (pemoline),...

  • Learning Disorders: What Are the Education Options?

    Although obtaining a diagnosis is important, even more important is creating a plan for getting the right help. Because LD can affect the child and...

  • Learning Disorders: Identification and Diagnosis

    How Are Learning Disabilities First Identified? The first step in solving any problem is realizing there is one. Wallace, sadly, was a product of his...

  • Learning Disorders: Causes

    What Causes Learning Disabilities Understandably, one of the first questions parents ask when they learn their child has a learning disorder is “Why? What went...

  • Learning Disorders: A Deeper Definition

    Learning Disabilities: What Are the Types of Learning Disabilities? “Learning disability” is not a diagnosis in the same sense as “chickenpox” or “mumps.” Chickenpox and...

  • Learning Disorders: Three Examples

    Learning Disabilities: Understanding the Problem Susan At age 14, Susan still tends to be quiet. Ever since she was a child, she was so withdrawn...

  • Learning Disorders: An Introduction

    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...

  • PTSD Treatment Options

    Many people with anxiety disorders can be helped with treatment. Therapy for anxiety disorders often involves medication or specific forms of psychotherapy. ptsd treatment options...

  • PTSD Quick Facts

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) is an extremely debilitating condition that can occur after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm...

  • PTSD: What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ?

    Post-Traumatic stress Disorder (ptsd) is a debilitating condition that follows a terrifying event. Often, people with PTSD have persistent frightening thoughts and memories of their...

  • Phobias: Treatment Options

    Many people with anxiety disorders can be helped with treatment. Therapy for anxiety disorders often involves medication or specific forms of psychotherapy. medications, although not...

  • Phobias: Quick Facts About Phobias

    Phobias are persistent, irrational fears of certain objects or situations. Phobias occur in several forms; the fear associated with a phobia can focus on a...