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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Autism Cymru patron Dafydd Wigley said the profile of the communications disorder, which affects the lives of around 1 in 50 people in Wales, had risen thanks to devolution he told a meeting at the Maes yesterday.
Researchers in neuropsychology, communications disorders, and speech and language therapy explore such topics as the nature of cognitive deficits and psychological function following traumatic brain injury, a theoretical approach to understanding social dysfunction in children and adolescents in traumatic brain injury, higher-level cognitive-communication approaches in chronic traumatic brain injury to harness brain plasticity, evidence-based practice and cognitive rehabilitation therapy, and training communication partners of people with traumatic brain injury.
present a text based on standards of the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology that introduces clinical practice for communications disorders students so that they can make the transition to being a clinician.

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