• Learning Disabilities Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Autism: A mental condition, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts.
  • ADHD: Group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
  • Neurological: Related to central and peripheral nervous system.
  • Asphyxia: A condition arising when the body is deprived of oxygen, causing unconsciousness or death; suffocation.
  • Milestone: A significant stage or event in the development
  • Labor: Process of giving birth
  • Fetal: A developing human from usually two months after conception to birth
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