Learning Disability App

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    Learning Disability App

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    Learning Disabilities: A Quick Reference Guide for professionals and
    students in health and social care, written by Lesley Montisci. Lesley is a Learning Disability nurse with considerable experience as a nurse-consultant.

    This app is a quick reference guide that aims to improve understanding
    of learning disabilities and explore key themes and issues. The
    information is intended to promote best practice and assist carers to
    support people with learning disabilities to achieve optimum health and
    well being.

    The content includes:
    A definition of learning disability
    Causes of learning disability
    Key syndromes and links to relevant support
    Co-morbidity issues
    Guiding principles
    Diagnostic overshadowing
    Pregnancy and maternal health
    Death, dying and bereavement
    Do's and don'ts (practical tips)

    This app is intended to run on Android phones with Android 2.2 and above. It has been tested on Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.2 and HTC Wildfire with Android 2.2. It does run on tablets as well, and has been tested on the Nexus 10 and Tesco Hudl. It includes a text-to-speech feature.

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