(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Speech and Language Disorders: Impairments of speech or receptive language. Speech disorders usually involved difficulties with articulation which can generally be improved or resolved with speech therapy, usually requiring treatment over months or years. Language disorders, on the other hand,... [more
Helpful Adoption Terms to Know
Helpful Adoption Terms to Know (1/00) Abandonment Desertion of a child by a parent or adult primary care giver with no provisions for continued childcare nor with any apparent intention to return to resume caregiving. Abuse and Neglect Physical, sexual and/or emotional maltreatment. Child...
Educating Students with Disabilities: Resources Addressing More Than One Disability
Introduction This bibliography is one of several available from NICHCY on the subject of educating students with disabilities. See also: Educating Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders; Educating Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); and Educating Students with... Virginia Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
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Deafness or hearing impairment affects not only a child who is deaf or has a hearing loss, but also the child's family, friends, and teachers. For hundreds of years, people have debated the best ways to develop communication skills and provide education for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Here...
Diagnosing Language Delays
June 12, 2007, 7:44 pm
In my previous blog , I wrote about language delays in Guatemalan born children. I did not do a scientific study and want to stress that it is just my impression that a lot of our children have language delays; not all of course.
Diagnosing language delays is not a particularly difficult... How To Prepare For Post-Institutional Issues
April 30, 2007, 11:47 pm
If anyone asks I can paint a wonderful picture about Ukrainian adoption. I will say that we all have amazing kids. We were meant to parent these kids. Our children's issues aren't that bad. They just have challenges to overcome.
The issues are manageable.
I would leave out my fear, anger...
Speech and Language Disorders | Help for Speech Problems
Helps; Teaching; Additional Resources; Understanding Speech and Language Disorders. Speech and language disorders are varied and can occur at any age.
Speech and Language Impairments
What Causes Speech and Language Disorders? Some causes of speech and language disorders include hearing loss, neurological disorders, brain injury, intellectual disabilities, drug abuse, physical impairments such as cleft lip or palate, and vocal abuse or misuse.
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