communication disorder

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communication disorder

n.
Any of various disorders, such as stuttering, characterized by impaired written or verbal expression or understanding.

com·mu·ni·ca·tion dis·or·der

(kŏ-myūn'i-kā'shŭn dis-ōr'dĕr)
Any impairment of hearing, language, or speech that interferes with the ability to transmit or receive linguistic information.
Synonym(s): communicative disorder.

communication disorder

Any speech or language impairment that interferes with human communication.
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This could be an important finding because it has increased the possibility that other communicative disorders such as stroke or cleft lip and palate may still remain unrecognised and thus untreated.
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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.
delays or disorders) in communication or cognition occur in approximately 8% of all young children (National Institute of Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders [NIDCD], 2006).
In fact, as outlined in the article by Westby (2008) in this issue, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association recognizes that providers of services related to communicative disorders must be culturally competent and culturally proficient.
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.
The university's School of Art and Design, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, as well as its departments of Child and Adolescent Development, Communicative Disorders and Sciences, and Educational Leadership in its College of Education were first to participate in the project.
She earned a bachelor of science degree in communicative disorders from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
This meta-analysis included a total of 29 trials involving 10,758 outpatients with Folstein Mini-Mental Status scores of 10 to 26 and probable mild to moderate Alzheimer disease (according to National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke--Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association criteria).
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.
Launer of the department of communicative disorders at San Diego State University.

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