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Herbal Treatment For Learning Disability
Could a person with learning disabilities be able to regain nor brain function after some sort of special treatment?
Possible: Depends on the cause, the motivation of the person to improve, and specialists involved in treatment. These specialists are speech/language therapists, educational therapists, and neuro developmental specialists. ...Read more
What are the chances cranial radiation therapy (8 days medium-high dosage) could cause permanent mental damage and learning disabilities?
Does hyperthyroidism despite medication treatment have significant amount of memory problems and would u consider it a learning disability ?
No : If learning problems have a disease at their base, then it's not considered a learning disability. Nevertheless, hyperthyroidism can effect brain function and learning. Be sure to get it treated. Once euthyroid, if learning issues persist, see a learning specialist or neurodevelopmental doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many aspects: Having a mental health problem implies needing treatment for that problem. Also, depending on its severity it may impact ability to learn. Examples would be severe depression. Mania, drug abuse. And psychosis. There are also learning disabilities that are not connected to these major mental health problems, but still need help in the form of special teaching methods ; tools for the individual. ...Read more
Let's talk: The type, severity, & pervasiveness of the ld will determine its treatment. Obviously, the ld needs to be described & appropriate interventions made. Yes, it's possible to overcome a long standing ld if the patient has the desire and fortitude to try. Many appropriate accommodations occur in ld patients, some of which they are entirely unaware of. Seek help from developmental doc & therapists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had learning disability since childhood now I am adult I have develop nervous probelm. I am easily distracted worry about everything.
Anxiety is treatable: Some children with learning disabilities ( such as ADD) continue to have symptoms as adults. Some children's problems improve as they become adult. But for others, the childhood difficulties led to on-going distress, sometimes anxiety or depression.Treatment can help. Please speak to you doctor, your local medical society or your insurance company for help finding a mental health professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Actually, hmmm: Not in a strict medical sense, no. But a major problem with adhd kids is their inability to process information efficiently, be attentive to it, and inhibit extraneous stimuli. This combination usually leads to academic ineptitude or failure by high school. Many inattentive adhd kids are called ld for this reason, when in fact they are adhd. Ld can also occur as comorbidity with adhd. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am an adult struggling to find happiness and meaningful career. I have non-verbal learning disability and i want to find a psychologist or career counselor. Where should I look? I'm in nyc.
Dr. Lee & The LDANYC: U might find it helpful 2 read about atlanta resident, christopher lee. After learning ways 2 bypass his own learning disabilities in his adult years, he earned a pH.D. In psychology! his website: http://bit.Ly/1612xjm >> consider contacting the learning disabilities association of nyc. The organization helps connect adults & older teens 2 resources available in the city. Url: http://ldanyc.Org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a little girl have ADHD with a logical learning disability?She's showing attention deficit with a bad logico-mathemathical thinking. What to do ?
Yes: Adhd can affect many types of learning, causing gaps in knowledge and inability to understand certain concepts. Talk with her pediatrician about treatment. Some children will need tutoring to catch up on concepts they missed out on. A psychologist may be helpful for testing to find out what she needs. Also a therapist may help with self-esteem or trouble handling frustrations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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