Developmental dysfluency

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Developmental dysfluency is considered a normal part of childhood development. About twenty-five percent of children experience some loss in fluency. Symptoms of developmental dysfluency include the […]

Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     The Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) is the United States federal agency responsible for implementation and administration of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (DD Act) and […]

Developmental-Behavioral Screening and Surveillance

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Early detection of children with developmental-behavioral delays and disabilities is essential to making sure that those with difficulties receive the benefits of early intervention. Early intervention has been proven […]

Specific language impairment

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Specific language impairment (SLI) is diagnosed when a child’s language does not develop normally and the difficulties cannot be accounted for by generally slow development, physical […]

Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment (PCCI) (also known in the scientific community as “CRCIs or Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Impairments” and in lay terms as chemotherapy-induced cognitive dysfunction or impairment, chemo brain, or chemo fog) […]

Primary progressive aphasia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a type of neurological syndrome in which language capabilities slowly and progressively become impaired. As with other types of aphasia, the symptoms […]

Clinical Dementia Rating

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     The Clinical Dementia Rating or CDR is a numeric scale used to quantify the severity of symptoms of dementia (i.e. its ‘stage’). Using a structured-interview protocol developed by Charles Hughes, Leonard Berg, John […]