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communication

 [kŏ-mu″nĭ-ka´shun]
the sending of information from one place or individual to another.
communication disorders mental disorders characterized by difficulties in speech or language severe enough to be a problem academically, occupationally, or socially; one such is stuttering.
impaired verbal communication a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as decreased, delayed, or absent ability of an individual to receive, process, transmit, or use a system of symbols.
nonverbal communication the transmission of a message without the use of words.
communication (omaha) in the omaha system, the exchange of verbal or nonverbal information.

nonverbal communication

[-vur′bəl]
the transmission of a message without the use of words. It may involve any or all of the five senses. See also body language.

nonverbal communication

'Body language', see there.

aug·men·ta·tive and al·ter·na·tive com·mun·i·ca·tion

(AAC) (awg-men'tă-tiv awl-tĕr'nă-tiv kă-myūn'i-kā'shŭn)
1. Any type of compensation for impaired use of verbal language, including techniques such as gesture systems and devices such as voice amplifiers, picture boards, and computerized instrumentation;
See also: communication board
2. The clinical practice of determining appropriate compensatory techniques for inadequate verbal communication and providing training in the use of those techniques.
Synonym(s): nonoral communication, nonverbal communication.
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Children who cannot effectively process non-verbal information are disadvantaged as they fail to spot vital clues necessary for successful conversational exchanges, which are the bedrock of a child's ability to communicate.
And she added: "For a lot of parents new to this method they find themselves able to communicate with their non-verbal autistic child for the first time in their lives.
In summary, our results support a causal relationship of breastfeeding in infancy with receptive language at age 3 and with verbal and non-verbal IQ at school-age.
Professional buyers and high power negotiators may even try to control their non-verbal communications.
Mutasem Al Titi, renowned Body Language and Non-Verbal Communication expert; and Omran Zbeida, Co-Founder and Programme Development Director of Platinum CPD.
Research shows that when people communicate with each other 55% of communication is non-verbal, 38% is voice quality (pitch, tone, intonation, volume, pace) and just 7% is from the words people use.
Throughout the day as communicators we make critical decisions: what we say, the tone we use, who we communicate with, and what non-verbal messages we'll use to accompany our communication.
The Malintent system searches the body for non-verbal cues that predict whether the person intends to cause any harm to fellow air passengers.
Speaking about the unspeakable; non-verbal methods and experiences in therapy with children.
Hence The 17 - a choir of any 17 people anywhere, whose music is entirely vocal and non-verbal, must never be permanently recorded, and who never perform to an audience, only to themselves.
She is non-verbal and cannot tell us about side effects.

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