developmental disorder


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Related to developmental disorder: pervasive developmental disorder

developmental disorder

n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry any condition, such as autism or dyslexia, that appears in childhood and is characterized by delay in the development of one or more psychological functions, such as language skill
Translations
dysharmonie évolutive
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After years of rising cases of autism, the number of kids diagnosed with the developmental disorder might be leveling off, according to new statistics.
190 police officers are searching for the girl, Ko Joon-hee, who has a developmental disorder.
These services are provided to 647 physically handicapped children, 604 students of Rehabilitation center for children with developmental Disorder, 868 visually impaired, 1580 hearing impaired and 470 trainees of National Training Center for Special Persons (NTCSP).
Senator Leila de Lima batted for the mandatory Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) coverage of persons with autism as well as the creation of an agency that would focus on the developmental disorder as a national health issue.
It explains what autism spectrum disorder, autistic disorder, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, Asperger's syndrome, and Rett syndrome are, along with statistical information on their prevalence in the US; causes and risk factors associated with autism spectrum disorder; symptoms, identification, and diagnosis; conditions that may accompany autism, such as communication difficulties, seizures and epilepsy, genetic disorders, unhealthy weight, vision impairment, and hearing loss; interventions and treatments; educational issues; and living tips related to safety, discipline, anxiety, the transition to adulthood, housing, employment, and other aspects.
Developmental disorder is a broad term under which a number of different but specific types of disorders may be categorized.
April 20, 2016 -- A Sanford Research scientist using an innovative stem cell model for a fatal developmental disorder uncovered unique cellular defects associated with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS) by modeling this disease using induced pluripotent stem cells.
Previous editions identified a number of developmental disorders similar to autism, including Asperger syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified.
Editor's Note: No association with Asperger syndrome or pervasive developmental disorder was noted, and no association was found for folic acid use during mid-pregnancy.
Refer for early intervention even before a developmental disorder is formally diagnosed if your child is considered at high risk.
New from Wiley-Blackwell is Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder, edited by Karen A.

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