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habilitation

 [hah-bil″ĭ-ta´shun]
the assisting of a child with achieving developmental skills when impairments have caused delaying or blocking of initial acquisition of the skills. Habilitation can include cognitive, social, fine motor, gross motor, or other skills that contribute to mobility, communication, and performance of activities of daily living and enhance quality of life.

habilitation

[həbil′itā′shən]
the process of supplying a person with the means to develop maximum independence in activities of daily living through training, education, and/or treatment.

ha·bil·i·ta·tion

(hă-bili-tāshŭn)
Educating people with functional limitations so that they can live in society more easily.

habilitation

Training of the disabled in needed skills.

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Parents or caregivers were given questionnaires on the hearing and speech development of children with hearing loss at time of habilitation (baseline, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, and 24 months) for three groups.
Recruitment entailed posting flyers at residential agencies, networking with professionals who work with adults with ID, and meeting with managers of day habilitation programs to identify potential participants.
NCDPS looks forward to determining the positive impact that this form of habilitation has on the patients and the hope that the patients have gained as they face their future.
To that end, the last four chapters of Vocology are devoted to a systematic set of exercises and practice regimes to aid in habilitation.
I was first introduced to the article entitled "Observations on the Habilitation of Children with Cortical Visual Impairment" as a subscriber to the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB).
Summary: GPC for labor, training and employment held its second meeting for execution of basic peoples congress decisions and discussed the program for habilitation, training and development of employment policies
People who have developmental disabilities often receive habilitation services within community-based and residential programs.
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The result was his two-volume habilitation Mission--Konfession--Kirche.
The gold medallist officially opened a new health club and habilitation centre at Whickham Villa, Gateshead, yesterday.
Topics relating to aural habilitation and educational audiology are not covered.
Mrs McAleese told staff and volunteers at Cuan Mhuire Re- habilitation Centre in Athy that the consequences of irresponsible drinking are the tragedies it brings with it.