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  Mental Retardation - The contemporary term of choice as the umbrella label for all forms of below-average intellectual functioning as assessed by a standard IQ test.


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Brain General
A Brief Tour of the Brain brain scan
Agnosia - Agnosia Agnosia, a neurological term of Greek origin (A + Greek gnosis), signifies lack of knowledge, and is virtually synonymous with an impairment of recognition.
ARC Home Page
Brain Injury
New Brain Surgery Information Center - Conditions requiring brain surgery and information for prospective patients.
Boy’s Town National Research Laboratory
Brain Anatomy and Function - From brain stem to frontal lobe, a list of brain functions and FAQ on tumors. (The Brain Tumor Society)
New Brain Disorders Network
Centre of Medical Imaging Research, University of Leeds - A variety of methods, such as Xray, CAT, MRI, and PET, for imaging the body and the brain are now available. Many of these can be explored through the WWW. A fabulous listing of relevant sites is available at the Centre of Medical Imaging Research, University of Leeds Centre of Medical Imaging Research, University of Leeds.
Clickable Map of the Brain Surface
Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Resources for both professionals & people coping w/head/brain injury.
Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia
Dr. Stoler - Traumatic Brain Injury - Her goal is to help people with a Brain Injury to understand and cope with the symptoms of Brain Injury from such causes as Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Brain Tumor and Multiple Scelorsis. Dr. Diane works with people who want to reclaim meaning in their lives and organizations that want to help in achieving this goal.
British Epilepsy Association - UK
External View of the Brain
Introduction to Brain Chemistry
Megalencephaly - Megalencephaly. This information is from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
Megalencephaly - Megalencephaly. Megalencephaly factsheet: National Institiute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke. ...
Megalencephaly - Megalencephaly, also called macrencephaly, is a condition in which there is an abnormally large, heavy, and usually malfunctioning brain....
MEGALENCEPHALY - Megalencephaly. What is Megalencephaly? Is there any treatment? What is the prognosis? What research is being done? Where can I find more...
Megalencephaly Mini Information Sheet
Neuropathology Laboratory
The Whole Brain Atlas
Visual Agnosia
  
CJD
Alpha1 National Association
Canadian Immunodeficiencies Patient Organization
CJD Watch - The CJD Watch website is an attempt to track CJD cases throughout the world by geographical area. The website also has a CJD Victims' Profiles Database which lists such items, when available, as sex, age at death, length of illness, occupation, geographical location and method of CJD diagnosis for CJD victims. This website is constinuously updated as new cases are submitted.
CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakobs Disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Home Page
Many Faces of CJD - The Many Faces of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease website is a collection of personal stories that put a face on CJD. Most of the stories are about people who died of CJD.
The Blood-Recall Withdrawal - CJD Web Site - Email support/discussion group. The website has information on CJD and on
blood issues related to the disease, such as a Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee recommendation to ban people who have visited or lived in England from donating blood in the United States.. Blood-CJD was formed to meet the support needs of people who had received notices that the blood products that they, or their children, received were withdrawn from the market because a member of the donor pool died of CJD or was at risk for the disease. Studies are currently being conducted to determine if CJD is transmitted to humans through blood. The infectious agent has been found in blood but there have been no documented cases of blood transmission of CJD in humans.
Official Mad Cow Disease Homepage
 
Ceberal Palsy
American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine - Information about cerebral palsy, online library, and info for doctors and parents
Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy - This exhaustive resource is the definitive guide to the interdisciplinary care of children with cerebral palsy
Cerebral Palsy and Other Disabilities - This site concerns families living with cerebral palsy and other disabilities
Cerebral Palsy - Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder of movement and posture that appears in the early years of life. The term CP does not refer to a single disorder, but to a group of different disorders in which movement disability is the significant feature
Cerebral Palsy - How effective is the Bobath method as a therapy for children with cerebral palsy
CPParent Resource Center - Information for parents of children with cerebral palsy on treatments such as hyppotherapy, and their online support group
United Cerebral Palsy
 
Dementia
Candid Dementia - UK
Confusion in the Elderly - Definition, causes
Delaying Dementia - Study results have that found that high functioning brains withstand a great deal of deterioration before dementia occurs.
Dementia
Dementia - Description of dementia types.Causes of dementia or dementia-like symptoms
Dementia - definition
Dementia Web
Guidelines for Treating Dementia
Kingshill Research Centre - Information resource which aims to provide patients and carers with access to the information they need to understand and cope with dementia
Other Dementias - Offers information on a wide variety of diseases that cause dementia. Includes directories for; Parkinson's Disease, Multi-Infarct, Picks Disease,Huntington's Disease, MS, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, AIDS Dementia, Alcohol Dementia plus,links, a Message Board & Scrawl Wall and a Poetry Section
 
Mental Retardation
FRAXA Research Foundation - Fragile X Syndrome is the #1 inherited cause of mental retardation.
Cognitive Disability / Mental Retardation
Family Village - Information, resources, and communication opportunities for persons with mental retardation, & other disabilities, for their families, and for service providers.
Genetic Causes of Mental Retardation
Intellectual Disabilities - A good Australian Site
Introduction to Genetic & Mental Retardation
Mental Retardation Syndromes
Mental Retardation
NAMR - The National Association on Mental Retardation discusses the implications and treatments for this disorder. Many links of interest to care givers and organisations concerned with this disorder
Waisman Center on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities - One of 14 national centers dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development and developmental disabilities.
Uncategorised
Abdel's Behavioral Neuroscience Discussion Boards - UK -Discussion boards on animal models of memory and amnesia. Topics covered included object and visual recognition tasks, transgenic and knockout models, hippocampus, perirhinal cortex...
British Epilepsy Association - UK
Epilepsy Foundation of America
Epilepsy - This site unites those people affected by and afflicted with epilepsy.
Fragile X Syndrome Information
Genetic Screening & Counselling
Health Helper - A site dedicated to Brain injury and counselling by  Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D.
HealthyWay - Library - General Encyclopedia - Petit mal seizure
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Petit Mal Epilepsy - Petit mal epilepsy Home petit mal epilepsy Email BiologicalUnhappiness.com is a leader in the industry involving petit mal epilepsy. Whether you are looking for information specifically on petit mal epilepsy.
Petit mal seizure - Overview - -  Petit mal seizure HOME: DIRECTORY: DISEASES AND CONDITIONS: BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM: SEIZURES, TREMORS EPILEPSY ENCYCLOPEDIA Overview Symptoms Treatment Prevention DRUG LEAFLETS ethosuximide methsuximide paramethadione More...
Phenylketonuria (PKU )
Prader-Willi Syndrome
Reye’s Syndrome
Serendip - Brain and Behavior, Genes and Behavior

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