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(University of Cincinnati) -- Includes periodicals (indexing to over 150 titles with selective indexing and full text of health-related articles from over 2500 general interest periodicals), pamphlets (full text coverage of over 500 medical education pamphlets) and reference books (full text coverage of Mosby's Medical Dictionary, The People's Book of Medical Texts, Oryx Press Consumer Health Information Source Book, USPDI Drug Information in Lay Language, and Columbia University Complete Home Medical Guide.

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This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.

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Cleveland Public Library: Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Provides recorded books and more to assist those with learning disabilities.
LD Online Kids
View artwork and read stories created by kids with disabilities or submit your own! Parent, teacher, and other kid resources available.
Spark Top
A website for kids who learn differently, managed by the non-profit Professor Garfield Foundation. Kids can learn, play games, and interact with other children.
The Learning Disabilities Association of America
The LDA is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to service and advocacy on the behalf of individuals with learning disabilities.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities
A comprehensive website of learning disability resources devoted to helping children, teens, and adults succeed in all areas of life.
The National Institute of Mental Health
The NIMH is dedicated to researching mental health issues in order to understand, treat, and eventually cure mental health ailments.
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
The NICHD conducts and supports research on all stages of human development to improve health conditions in the community.