developmental disorder


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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
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Translations
dysharmonie évolutive
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Written in the voice of someone on the autism spectrum, The Rosie Result portrays the developmental disorder with humor and insight.
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).
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190 police officers are searching for the girl, Ko Joon-hee, who has a developmental disorder.
ASD, which now comprises autistic disorder, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, and Asperger syndrome, often begins before the age of 3 and will last a whole lifetime.
According to De Lima the set-up of a national roadmap for autism through the Autism Council of the Philippines would help raise public awareness on the developmental disorder as a national health issue.
Developmental disorder is a broad term under which a number of different but specific types of disorders may be categorized.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., 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.

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