developmental disability

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developmental disability

[də¦vel·əp‚ment·əl ‚dis·ə‚bil·əd·ē]
(medicine)
A substantial handicap or impairment originating before the age of 18 that may be expected to continue indefinitely.
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Women with physical or intellectual impairments are at higher risk of abuse (19,30,33-36) and women with a history of sexual abuse may find a Pap smear threatening.
The challenge with making this change is that, unlike with the facial changes, there's a lack of specificity in assessing intellectual impairment and behavioral changes.
In this work, learning disabilities are defined to encompass intellectual impairment and cognitive disabilities, physical and sensory impairments, and differences associated with the autistic spectrum.
Class 20 is for athletes with an intellectual impairment.
The UPDRS measures many aspects of daily life, from intellectual impairment and speech to walking and performing basic household chores.
Massachusetts law recognizes ten general student disabilities: autism, developmental delay, intellectual impairment, sensory impairment, neurological impairment, emotional impairment, communication impairment, physical impairment, health impairment, and specific learning disability.
But the difference between immobile children without intellectual impairment and immobile children with intellectual impairment is not the difference that growth attenuation treats.
Intellectual impairment in school-age children exposed to manganese from drinking water.
Teachers and therapists must possess a university degree recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the respective areas to become coordinators, psychologists, speech and language therapists, physical and occupational therapists, specialists of hearing impairment, specialists of intellectual impairment and specialists of the gifted and talented.
For most people with intellectual impairment, their pre-existing disability does not seem to influence risk for dementia or, for that matter, the broader effects of aging on health status.
The brain disorder causes intellectual impairment, disorientation and eventually death, and there is no cure.
Researchers used the Shipley Institute of Living Scale (SILS) to measure intellectual impairment in individuals who have used fry (experimental group) in comparison to a control group.

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