Frontal Assessment Battery

          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 Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB), is a short screening test to evaluate executive function (EF). FAB is a battery of tests, consisting of six subtests, that takes about 10 […]

Family Movement

          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 Family Movement, also known in the past as the Parent Movement, is an arm of the disability rights movement, a larger social movement. The Family Movement advocates for […]

People Inc.

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     People Inc. is a non-profit organization in Western New York. People Inc. provides a variety of services to seniors, families and individuals with developmental disabilities including residential, employment, community outreach, health care, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Semantic dementia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Semantic dementia (SD), also known as semantic variant primary progressive aphasia (svPPA), is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by loss of semantic memory in both the verbal and […]

Progressive nonfluent 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.     Progressive nonfluent aphasia (PNFA) is one of three clinical syndromes associated with frontotemporal lobar degeneration. PNFA has an insidious onset of language deficits over time as opposed […]

Disabilities affecting intellectual abilities

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     There are a variety of medical conditions affecting cognitive ability. This is a broad concept encompassing various intellectual or cognitive deficits, including intellectual disability, deficits too mild to properly qualify […]

Mild 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.     Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), also known as incipient dementia and isolated memory impairment, is a neurological disorder that occurs in older adults which involves cognitive impairments with minimal impairment in instrumental activities of daily […]