communication disorder


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communication disorder

n.
Any of various disorders, such as stuttering, characterized by impaired written or verbal expression or understanding.
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A HUDDERSFIELD charity has joined a national campaign to speak out in support of stroke survivors suffering with communication disorders.
27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, organizations in six countries that focus on speech, language, hearing, and swallowing issues have formed a coalition to raise international awareness of communication disorders and their treatment.
No such mutation appeared in unaffected family members or in 182 unrelated adults with no communication disorders.
This work was supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and the Office of Naval Research.
By observing Better Hearing and Speech Month, we hope people will learn about communication disorders, about what they can do in their daily lives to maintain healthy communication, and about speech-language pathologists and audiologists who can help.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Auburn University's Department of Communication Disorders today announced the launch of a study to determine the long-term efficacy of the SpeechEasy electronic fluency device as a therapeutic option for people who stutter.
In addition to the discussions about aphasia at the convention, ASHA is launching a national campaign that includes a series of public service announcements to increase awareness of communication disorders and how speech- language therapy can help.
In essence, more Americans have a communication disorder than have heart disease, paralysis, epilepsy, blindness, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis combined.
A communication disorder can happen to anyone at any time, limiting the potential for academic, social, and career achievement or the capacity to live independently.
The UCF was founded in 1994 by Mark Rosenbloom, an Emergency Physician, who was frustrated when his son was diagnosed with a severe communication disorder at 3 1/2 years of age.
More than 37 million American adults report some trouble hearing, yet fewer than half have had their hearing tested or sought treatment, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
Mustafa Al-Bashir stressed the importance of communication between doctors and specialists in the field of child health and find the latest specialized studies on communication disorders.

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