neurodevelopmental disorder


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neurodevelopmental disorder

(no͝or′ō-dĭ-vĕl′əp-mĕn′tl, nyo͝or′ō-)
n.
Any of various conditions, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, intellectual disability, and learning disabilities, that begin in childhood and involve impairments in neurological functioning that affect behavior, cognition, or motor skills.
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The country will get a uniform tool very soon to screen all kinds of Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) to identify persons with NDDs for early identification and strengthening the capacity of relevant stakeholders, reports BSS.
The authors admit the limitation of the small sample in this report and say more studies are needed: only 51 of the 666 children in the original study were born pre-term and 50 of the 666 had a neurodevelopmental disorder.
A co-morbid neurodevelopmental disorder was diagnosed in 82.
Neurodevelopmental disorder is known as disruption in growth and development of the brain or central nervous system (1).
ADHD, a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder that begins in childhood, continues into adulthood in the majority of children.
25 million to six research grants focused on finding treatments and defining the optimal window for treatment for individuals with Angelman syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder which can be similar to autism.
Organisers estimated that more than 5,000 people laced up their walking shoes for the fourth Walk for Autism in Dubai at Zabeel Park aimed at educating the public about the neurodevelopmental disorder known as autism.
Rett syndrome is a unique neurodevelopmental disorder caused by a sporadic mutation in a gene on the X chromosome.
1) Initial onset or a dramatic worsening of longstanding ADHD symptoms in middle-age or older adults is atypical for this neurodevelopmental disorder.
Williams syndrome is an extremely rare neurodevelopmental disorder of 1 in 7,500 to 1 in 20,000 births.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by high levels of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity that are present before the age of seven years, seen in a range of situations, inconsistent with the child's developmental level and causing social or academic impairment.
Autism is a behaviorally defined neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by repetitive behavior, social withdrawal, and impaired speech and reciprocal communications skills.