Multisite research collaborative launched to convert learning disability discoveries into faster solutions that help students, teachers, parents

By: Jon Mason | Published: September 25, 2023 Research into children’s learning disabilities is occurring at an elevated level all over the country but applying findings into impactful solutions can take years, much to the frustration of families and educators involved.

Factors associated with learning disabilities and autism led to requests for euthanasia and assisted suicide in the Netherlands, study finds

A Kingston University, London study found several people with learning disabilities and autism in the Netherlands chose to die legally through euthanasia and assisted suicide due to feeling unable to cope with the world, changes around them or because they struggled to form friendships.

Jayaraman awarded $3.5M grant to study glutamate receptors involved in learning, memory, and other neurological processes

A five-year, nearly $3.5 million grant to study the mechanisms of brain receptors involved in neurological disorders such as learning disabilities has been awarded to Vasanthi Jayaraman, PhD, of UTHealth Houston by the National Institutes of Health.