Imagine ID - research project looking at how a child’s DNA affects development and learning disorders

Imagine ID - research project looking at how a child’s DNA affects development and learning disorders

Imagine ID is a research project funded by the Medical Research Council looking at how a child’s DNA affects development, particularly in relation to learning disorders.

The study want to answer a question parents often ask when their child receives a genetic condition: what does this mean for my c

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"Valuing the Views of Children with a Learning Disability" a new report by Challenging Behaviour Foundation and Mencap (UK)

Jacqui Shurlock writes: Children and young people are all able to tell us what they think and feel in many ways. 

A new report, "Valuing the Views of Children with a Learning Disability", has been produced by the Challenging Behaviour Foundation and Mencap and can be found on the Paving th

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What is epigenetics?

From Encyclopedia of Child Development website: In recent years, a lot of new information has emerged on epigenetics that allows us to better understand how developmental trajectories can be either adaptive or maladaptive.

Experiences and environmental exposures act on genes like a dimmer switch to

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New videos by What? Why? Children in Hospital (WWCIH) help children and parents prepare for hospital – world relevance

New videos by What? Why? Children in Hospital (WWCIH) help children and parents prepare for hospital – world relevance

  Parents said the recent video about learning disabilities by WWCIH is

‘really helpful, recognisable and empowering’

This video helps children with learning disabilities and their parents with information, which can help to reduce anxiety

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