communication disorder

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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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Purpose: Provides evaluation, treatment, education and advocacy for individuals with communications disorders.
Gruber, a scientist at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders in Bethesda, Md.
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders estimates that approximately 28 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, and balance problems affect about 9% of the population who are age 65 or older.

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