Learning and Developmental Disabilities Initiative Company Profile

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News Articles [779 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Shock report tells of system that turns people with learning disabilities into commodities

(Lancaster University) 'A trade in people' with learning disabilities and/or autism has been uncovered by a partnership of activists, families and Lancaster University academics.The new report from th...

Antipsychotics common for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Antipsychotic medication is frequently being prescribed to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), often without a psychiatric diagnosis, a new study conducted by the Centr...

People with Developmental Disabilities Face Healthcare Disparities

(UPI) – Research shows individuals with developmental disabilities experience significant disparities in healthcare quality, access, status and unmet needs. Researchers at The Ohio State Univers...

First UK trial seeks to reduce challenging behaviour in pre-schoolers with learning disabilities

Disability charity Contact a Family and UCL are launching a national clinical trial – the first of its kind in the UK – that aims to reduce behaviour that challenges in very young children with ...

People with developmental disabilities experience disparities in unmet healthcare needs

There are significant disparities between individuals with and without developmental disabilities in health status, health care quality, utilization, access to care, and unmet healthcare needs.

STAT Plus: Q&A: Figuring out how songbirds sing may lead to better understanding of how humans learn

Florida-based researchers believe understanding how some birds sing could someday lead to answers about certain human developmental learning disabilities.

Cop 'Deputizes' Man With Learning Disabilities, Gives Him Toy Police Equipment: 'You're the Real Deal!'

A North Carolina cop 'deputized' a man with learning disabilities and delighted him with toy police equipment.

Study: Individuals with developmental disabilities experience health care disparities

In a new study, researchers with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's Nisonger Center found significant disparities between individuals with and without developmental disabilities in heal...

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Are WISC IQ scores in children with mathematical learning disabilities underestimated? The influence of a specialized intervention on test performance.

Intelligence measures play a pivotal role in the diagnosis of mathematical learning disabilities (MLD). Probably as a result of math-related material in IQ tests, children with MLD often display reduc...

Increasing positive attitudes toward individuals with disabilities through community service learning.

Providing equal-status contact between those with and without disabilities can improve attitudes and reduce discrimination toward individuals with disabilities. This study investigated community servi...

Describing heterogeneity of unmet needs among adults with a developmental disability: An examination of the 2012 Canadian Survey on Disability.

As a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Canada has committed to protect the rights and dignity of persons with developmental disabilities (DD), which means that...

Investigating quality of life and self-stigma in Hong Kong children with specific learning disabilities.

Children with specific learning disabilities (SpLD) are likely to develop self-stigma and have a poor quality of life (QoL) because of their poor academic performance. Although both self-stigma and po...

Needles in the haystack: Using open-text fields to identify persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in administrative home care data.

Use of administrative health data to study populations of interest is becoming more common. Identifying individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in existing databases can be ...

Clinical Trials [1416 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Oral Health Education for Caregivers of Children With Disabilities

Considering the impact of caregivers' oral health knowledge, attitudes and practices on the oral health of their children; we introduced an educational program to the parents and caregiver...

Characterization of Executive Functions and Patterns of Eye Movements in Children With Developmental Disabilities

The purpose of this study is to characterize the profile of executive functions and eye movements in several populations of children with developmental disabilities.

The Investigation of Children With Developmental Delay and Children's Rehabilitation Common Case

Children with developmental disabilities and children's rehabilitation common case investigation: Long-term follow-up study.

Developing an Interdisciplinary Pharmacogenomic Treatment Approach to Reduce Medication Burden and Improve Outcomes

There is no common rule as to how a drug will affect patients. This is due to the effect specific DNA sequences of genes have on drug response, by the effect they have on how medications a...

Functional MRI Study in Children With a Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) and/or Developmental Dyslexia (DD)

All the studies underlined the high frequency of co-morbid associations in specific learning disorders. Understanding the reasons for these associations could enable us to determine the ce...

Companies [806 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Learning and Developmental Disabilities Initiative

North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities

The North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) works to assure that people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families parti...

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities

GCDD is a federally funded, independent state agency that meets quarterly throughout Georgia to collaborate with citizens, public and private advocacy organizations, and policy makers to positively in...

National Easter Seal Society

Easter Seals is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs. For nearly 90 years, we have been of...

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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