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Food Activities For Kids With Math And Science
Yes: Autism to me is a neurodevelopmental condition that manifests itself in markedly abnormal social interaction, communication ability and patterns of interest. I think autism is not an "intellectual deficit" but more of a low level "perceptual" disability. Yes, they can be good in math and science! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 12year old son is a good student.Pays attention in class likes math and science but gets scared anxious during test gives wrong answers can u help?
How do I improve and strengthen my brain? I do math and science problems a lot but are there any vitamins or anything i can take to expand my brain?
Not the way you mean: Evidence is accumulating that physical exercise is more important than mental exercise in preserving cognitive function throughout life. This whole big thing with keeping your brain healthy is WAY overblown. Just don't worry about it. You're 19 years old, for heaven's sake. Worry more about overall fitness. A healthy body promotes a healthy mind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If the teachers have a structured curiculum with the ability to be firm. Many austistic kids are "visual" learnerss. Avoiding long verbal instructions is diffucult. Reading with phonics. Autism is not an intellectual deficit-in fact nonverbal intelligence can be quite high. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if my child is 6 and is frustrated with learning to read and math skillsneed suggestions?
Psychometric testing: Psychometric testing is a battery of tests that can help identify learning delays, dyslexia, dyspraxia, language disorders, etc. Normally a psychologist will conduct the tests and make recommendations for intervention. This can be requested independently, or in conjunction with your child's school (school resources vary widely). Best of luck to you both. ...Read more
Had tapeworm on brain when i was 12 years old and now 30 and can't memorize things specially math is it a side effect from what i had d a child?
Possibly: If you had neuro-cysticercosis (the larvae of tapeworm that settles in the brain) and you were not treated, that can cause damage to the brain. It depends on how severe the infestation was, whether you were treated or not and what part of the brain is affected. This condition can also cause a form of epilepsy that can also affect memory. A ct scan of the brain can help answer these questions. ...Read more
It happens: We are all endowed with a variety of skills and faults. There is a recognised condition called dyscalculia where someone fails to understand math at the same level as their other skills.The ability to understand and write language is another skillset. The general approach to working with a deficit is to recognise and work around it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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