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Is having grandparents from asia taking care of the children ok if I am in school? Will they learn like american kids?
No.: Having grandparents native to another culture / society / nation. Your children are still living, relating to others, learning within the american society. I'm not sure of the extent of 'taking care of' in your situation. If you mean that the majority of quality time is spent with their grandparents, then they have more influence than the real parents on growth & development. They r your kids. ...Read more
Way of thinking: The scientific method really refers to the way of thinking, of using logic, reason and deduction to either prove a theory or reason through a problem. It's not a thing to learn, but a method in which to approach learning and problem solving, to lead to new discovery. Asking a question, formulating ideas, and using logical means and testing to confirm or disprove those ideas. ...Read more
Absolutely: A good martial arts teacher is worth their weight in gold. The school should reflect what you want out of proper training, and the teacher should be somebody you feel your children should learn from. Kids learn discipline, respect, physical strength and confidence, and fitness. There is often wisdom thrown in, and good instructors involve parents and teachers in promotions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Specific Learning: Disorders In Reading, Written Expression & Math begin during the developmental period, but may go undiagnosed till adulthood.Impaired neurological functioning can occur at any age from tumor, trauma, infection, alcohol, drugs,toxins, degenerative & other disorders that affect the brain. Neuropsychological testing defines deficits in IQ, processing, memory, attention & executive functions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If hearing-impaired,: even a mild unilateral hearing loss, babies with microtia need Early Intervention at 0-3 & Early Childhood Special Ed. thru the school district at 3 -5 for receptive/expressive language delay, a precursor of dyslexia & disorder of written expression, & a Craniofacial Team evaluation. Of the 53 gene mutations known to cause Microtia, 5 also cause Intellectual Disability. See my comment. ...Read more
Yes, it's possible: In many cases, the cause of a learning disability is not known. Learning difficulties that accompany this disability aren't the result of the way the child takes in information --sight & hearing are fine -- but rather the result of the way the brain processes the information.Certain types of learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, can be inherited. Those w/ld often have ave or above ave intellig. ...Read more
Can an ophthalmologist diagnose learning disabilities? Also how do they test kids who can't read letters well?
See below: Opthalmologists can diagnose and treat problems related to vision. This can include problems with the eyes themselves or problems with the part of the brain that processes the signals that come in to the eyes. A child can certainly have problems in school if they are not seeing well. A good eye examination should be part of any overall assessment for a child having problems in school. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I did a search: On yahoo and no relevant programs turned up. In general neuro cognitive training has limited short term benefits but people who are promoting this are trying to sell this to insurance agencies, the government and to general public to ask them to pay for these training programs which have questionable long term benefits. ...Read more
I am 43 years old and have my tubes tide in 94 and an eblasion in 2011 3 kids later I am learning of this condition today. Possibly of being pregnant?
Is it a psychiatrist or pediatrician or psychologist who sees kids with behavior and learning disabilities?
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