Learning Disabilities

Common Name(s)

Learning Disabilities

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Learning Disabilities" for support, advocacy or research.

Bardet Biedl Syndrome Family Association

Our Mission: Improve the lives of families affected by BBS through information, support and by advancing research and therapy Our Vision: Effective support, therapy, and treatment for all people affected by Bardet Biedl Syndrome

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2013

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International WAGR Syndrome Association

Our mission is to promote international knowledge and awareness of WAGR syndrome and its complications and treatments, to stimulate research and to reach out to those affected by WAGR syndrome in an effort to improve their lives.

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Learning Disabilities Association of America

LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Missouri Family to Family

Missouri Family to Family provides customized information that allows families and individuals about needed resources and supports, navigating the maze of systems and services, as well as options to make their vision for their life possible. MOF2F also offers Sharing Our Strengths, which connects individuals with disabilities and/or their caregivers to a person who is available to listen with an open heart and open mind, offering emotional support, practical information, and/or shared experiences.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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National Center for Learning Disabilities

The National Center for Learning Disabilities’ (NCLD) mission is to ensure success for all individuals with learning disabilities in school, at work and in life by: connecting parents and others with resources, guidance and support so they can advocate effectively for their children; delivering evidence-based tools, resources and professional development to educators to improve student outcomes; developing policies and engage advocates to strengthen educational rights and opportunities.

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2012

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Oklahoma Family Network

To Provide emotional, informational and navigational support to those who have special health care needs or a disability, their families and the professionals who serve them. OFN promotes family/professional partnerships and family-centered care, assuring services are offered as recipients prefer..

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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The Arc of East Central Iowa

The Arc of East Central Iowa empowers people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Learning Disabilities" for support, advocacy or research.

Bardet Biedl Syndrome Family Association

Our Mission: Improve the lives of families affected by BBS through information, support and by advancing research and therapy Our Vision: Effective support, therapy, and treatment for all people affected by Bardet Biedl Syndrome

http://www.bardetbiedl.org/

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2013

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International WAGR Syndrome Association

Our mission is to promote international knowledge and awareness of WAGR syndrome and its complications and treatments, to stimulate research and to reach out to those affected by WAGR syndrome in an effort to improve their lives.

http://www.wagr.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Learning Disabilities Association of America

LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations.

http://www.ldaamerica.org

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Missouri Family to Family

Missouri Family to Family provides customized information that allows families and individuals about needed resources and supports, navigating the maze of systems and services, as well as options to make their vision for their life possible. MOF2F also offers Sharing Our Strengths, which connects individuals with disabilities and/or their caregivers to a person who is available to listen with an open heart and open mind, offering emotional support, practical information, and/or shared experiences.

http://www.mofamilytofamily.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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National Center for Learning Disabilities

The National Center for Learning Disabilities’ (NCLD) mission is to ensure success for all individuals with learning disabilities in school, at work and in life by: connecting parents and others with resources, guidance and support so they can advocate effectively for their children; delivering evidence-based tools, resources and professional development to educators to improve student outcomes; developing policies and engage advocates to strengthen educational rights and opportunities.

http://www.ncld.org

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2012

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Oklahoma Family Network

To Provide emotional, informational and navigational support to those who have special health care needs or a disability, their families and the professionals who serve them. OFN promotes family/professional partnerships and family-centered care, assuring services are offered as recipients prefer..

http://www.oklahomafamilynetwork.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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The Arc of East Central Iowa

The Arc of East Central Iowa empowers people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities.

http://www.arceci.org

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Learning Disabilities" returned 148 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Relationship between phonological working memory, metacognitive skills and reading comprehension in children with learning disabilities.
 

Author(s): Ana Paola Nicolielo-Carrilho, Patrícia Abreu Pinheiro Crenitte, Simone Aparecida Lopes-Herrera, Simone Rocha de Vasconcellos Hage

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Reading requires the activation of several cognitive processes, some of which are basic, e.g. recognizing letters and words, whereas others are complex, such as working memory and ability to think about one's own learning strategies. One condition for fulfilling a complex cognitive ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Effectiveness of Information Processing Strategy Training on Academic Task Performance in Children with Learning Disabilities: A Pilot Study.
 

Author(s): Sutinun Juntorn, Sarinya Sriphetcharawut, Peeraya Munkhetvit

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Learning disabilities (LD) can be associated with problems in the four stages of information processing used in learning: input, throughput, output, and feedback. These problems affect the child's ability to learn and perform activities in daily life, especially during academic activities. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Blood Lead Levels and Learning Disabilities: A Cross-Sectional Study of the 2003-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
 

Author(s): David A Geier, Janet K Kern, Mark R Geier

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Difficulties in the acquisition and use of listening, speaking, reading, writing, reasoning or mathematical abilities are present among persons diagnosed with learning disabilities (LDs). Previous studies suggest a significant relationship between lead (Pb) exposure and LDs. This ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Learning Disabilities" returned 26 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Learning disabilities in neuromuscular disorders: a springboard for adult life.
 

Author(s): Guja Astrea, Roberta Battini, Sara Lenzi, Silvia Frosini, Silvia Bonetti, Elena Moretti, Silvia Perazza, Filippo M Santorelli, Chiara Pecini

Journal: Acta Myol. 2016 Oct;35(2):90-95.

 

Although the presence of cognitive deficits in Duchenne muscular dystrophy or myotonic dystrophy DM1 is well established in view of brain-specific expression of affected muscle proteins, in other neuromuscular disorders, such as congenital myopathies and limb-girdle muscular dystrophies, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Comprehensive Cognitive Assessments are not Necessary for the Identification and Treatment of Learning Disabilities.
 

Author(s): Jack M Fletcher, Jeremy Miciak

Journal: Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2017 Feb;32(1):2-7.

 

There is considerable controversy about the necessity of cognitive assessment as part of an evaluation for learning and attention problems. The controversy should be adjudicated through an evaluation of empirical research. We review five sources of evidence commonly provided as support ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Activity and participation characteristics of adults with learning disabilities--a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Kineret Sharfi, Sara Rosenblum

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'Learning disabilities' (LD) refer to a wide group of neurological disorders caused by deficits in the central nervous system which influence the individual's ability to maintain-, process or convey information to others in an efficient way. A worldwide discussion about the definitions ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Improving STEM Outcomes for Young Children With Language Learning Disabilities
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Specific Language Impairment

 

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2018

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Efficacy of the MovinCog Intervention in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Learning Disorders; Learning Disabilities; Cognitive Change

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2017

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Teacher Help for Children and Youth With Mental Health Disorders
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Learning Disabilities

 

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2016

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