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communication disorder

[kə‚myü·nə′kā·shən ‚dis′ȯrd·ər]
(medicine)
An interference with an individual's ability to comprehend or express ideas, experiences, knowledge, and feelings.
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Moreover, decreased phonological processing abilities at the preschool level have been found to hinder early reading development for both children with and without communication disorders (Fletcher et al.
up arrow] National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders National Institutes of Health 31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 Bethesda, MD USA 20892-2320 www.
With this partnership we are strengthening our existing offerings in allied health and communication disorders.
An online panel of experts from ASHA, Easter Seals and the Department of Education discussing communication disorders and their treatment hosted via Google+ Hangout on May 6 from 1:30 - 2:30 PM EDT.
That time-course is comparable to the time-course of recovery from temporary hearing loss," says coauthor Bechara Kachar of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders in Bethesda, Md.
From the Department of Communication Disorders, Worcester State College, and the Department of Audiology, the University of Massachusetts, Worcester (Dr.
Problems associated specifically with developmental disabilities such as communication disorders, behavior issues, and adaptive deficits receive less attention in curricula (Bolton & Cook, 1997).
Though two other CSU schools offer online master's degrees, communication disorders department Chairman Stephen Sinclair said he found no others for speech pathology before launching the 34-month course this summer.
Their services include prevention, identification, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of communication disorders.
Scientists supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) are on the forefront of research on the molecular bases of hearing and deafness, continuing to explore the genetics of hearing loss in a variety of disorders, including Waardenburg syndrome, Usher syndrome, nonsyndromic hereditary deafness, otosclerosis, adult-onset hearing loss and presbycusis and the hereditary predisposition to noise- induced hearing loss and otitis media.
boy") may be at risk for stuttering and should be evaluated by a speech-language pathologist, the health professional specifically educated to treat communication disorders.
James Battey, MD, director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, lauded Heller as "one of the leading auditory neuroscientists" and points to his stem cell regeneration research as a high priority for the institute.

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