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Learning Difficulties and Mild Iodine Deficiency


Hay, I and Hynes, KL and Burgess, John and Otahal, P, Learning Difficulties and Mild Iodine Deficiency, Presentation at 41st Annual IARLD Conference, 5-7 July 2017, Brisbane, Australia (2017) [Conference Extract]

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Iodine is an essential micronutrient and an integral component of the thyroid hormones, which are required for normal growth and development. Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) encompass a spectrum of adverse health effects including goiter, cretinism (low IQ), hypothyroidism, growth retardation, and increased pregnancy loss and infant mortality.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:Mild Iodine Deficiency , Learning Disability, Students, public health
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist studies in education
Research Field:Special education and disability
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Schools and learning environments
Objective Field:Inclusive education
UTAS Author:Hay, I (Professor Ian Hay)
UTAS Author:Hynes, KL (Dr Kristen Hynes)
UTAS Author:Burgess, John (Professor John Burgess)
UTAS Author:Otahal, P (Mr Petr Otahal)
ID Code:119379
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-07-31
Last Modified:2018-01-31
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