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What is Cerebral Palsy?

What is Cerebral Palsy?​ Cerebral palsy (CP) is a lifelong neurological condition that profoundly impacts movement, muscle tone, and coordination. It arises from changes in the brain occurring before, during, or after birth. However, with personalised and compassionate support, individuals with cerebral palsy can lead fulfilling and independent lives. In this blog, we address the …

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Fragile X Syndrome (FXS)

Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a genetic condition which can cause developmental and learning differences in individuals. FXS results from a genetic alteration that affects the production of a crucial protein necessary for cognitive development and optimal functioning of the nervous system during development. In this blog, we address Fragile X syndrome, its symptoms and …

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SYNGAP1 Syndrome Explained

SYNGAP Syndrome is a condition caused by a change in the SYNGAP1 gene. SYNGAP1 is the name of the affected gene that can be found on Chromosome 6. This gene is responsible for creating the SYNGAP protein. This SynGAP protein functions as a controller where neurons transmit information between one another, known as the synapses. …

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Visual Processing Disorder (VPD)

In visual processing disorder (VPD), the brain has trouble processing visual information. It can cause difficulty in assessing size and orientation and impact gross motor skills and visuals. There are different types of visual processing disorders, and specific symptoms follow each.
In this blog, we discuss visual processing disorder, the symptoms and how LD Network can provide proactive and person-centred support for people with visual processing disorder.

Auditory Processing Disorder

What Is Auditory Processing Disorder? Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a disorder affecting the ability to process auditory stimuli. APD is different from a hearing impairment, because people with Auditory Processing Disorder will usually have normal (or average) hearing. An individual with this disorder may have difficulty listening to strong accents or listening to people …

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