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Published by Published for the Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap [by] Butterworths in London, Boston .
Written in English


  • Language acquisition,
  • Children with mental disabilities -- Language

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Statementedited by Neil O"Connor
SeriesStudy group series / Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap -- 7, Study group series / Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap -- 7
ContributionsO"Connor, Neil, Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16487305M
ISBN 100407000070

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Language, Cognitive Deficits, and Retardation by Neil O'Connor ISBN ISBN Hardcover; London: Butterworth, ; ISBN Language, cognitive deficits, and retardation. London ; Boston: Published for the Institute for Research into Mental and Multiple Handicap [by] Butterworth, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Neil O'Connor. Language, Cognitive Deficits, and Retardation presents the fundamental issue of the relationship between semantics and syntax. It discusses the acquisition, ISBN Buy the Language, Cognitive Deficits, and Retardation: Study Group Series ebook. In N. O'Connor (Ed.), Language, cognitive deficits and retardation. London: Butterworths,

DSM Neurodevelopmental Disorders Language Disorder: DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria A. Persistent difficulties in the acquisition and use of language across modalities (i.e., spoken, written, sign language, or other) due to deficits in comprehension or production that include the following: a. Reduced vocabulary (word knowledge and use). b.   Cognitive deficit. based self-management approaches (e.g. sel suitability of people with mental retardation for cognitive therapy. Cognitive. adaptive behaviour skills and receptive. Cognitive-communication disorders are problems with communication that have an underlying cause in a cognitive deficit rather than a primary language or speech deficit. A cognitive-communication disorder results from impaired functioning of one or more cognitive processes, including the following: Attention (selective concentration). Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder occurring with or without mental retardation and defined by extreme social deficits, delayed development and bizarre use of language, and unusual sensory responses, with onset before 30 months of age (American Psychiatric Association, ).

Each disorder is accompanied by some degree of general cognitive impairment or mental retardation. Of greater interest are the atypical deficits in which a cognitive function is spared, such as language in Williams syndrome, or is disproportionately depressed as are spatial discrimination skills and visual-motor coordination in Turner syndrome. Mental retardation generally appears before adulthood. At one time mental retardation was associated with an IQ level below 70 and cognitive dysfunction, but today it encompasses your physical and mental functioning. It is for this reason that the former description of the disorder is now obsolete and below average IQ is not a characteristic of. associated with) deficits in adaptive behavior. These deficits may exist in any of the following areas: During Infancy and Early Childhood: Sensory-motor skills Communication skills (including speech and language) Self-help skills Socialization (development of ability to interact with others) During Childhood and Early Adolescence. ‎Results of the Collaborative Perinatal Project report disclose the risk factors for mental retardation found in children examined from the prenatal period to age seven. Both biological and social risk factors are analyzed for both severe and mild cognitive deficits. The authors of this volume invest.