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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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In some instances, advocating for the client to resolve problems related directly or indirectly to their communicative disorder can be helpful.
Even people with the most handicapping communicative disorders, such as autism, can make progress.
Subjects were diagnosed for dementia using the criteria developed by the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke and the Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders Association.
All study participants had to be at least 55 years old and meet the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke/Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association (NINCDS/ADRDA) criteria for probable Alzheimer's disease, with certain assessment scores indicating mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
University of Pretoria, and Department of Communicative Disorders
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Formby, distinguished graduate research professor in The University of Alabama's department of communicative disorders, is beginning a years-long process of first testing, then using the chair for the benefit of people who have trouble balancing.
It features medical, clinical and research information in otolaryngology, communicative disorders, head and enck surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, oncology and speech and hearing defects.
The son and daughter of Charles and Regina Bostwick of Palmdale, Christopher is planning to major in civil engineering, and Clara is planning to study communicative disorders.
In 1980 he founded the Section of Vestibular and Balance Disorders at the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and he served as its director until 1996.
She earned a bachelor of science degree in communicative disorders from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
There should continue to be language work in both comprehension and expression throughout teenage and young adult years," says Robin Chapman, a professor emeritus of communicative disorders and primary investigator for the study.

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