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what is CP?

A: i dont know the hole definition but i know it has somyhing to do with Cardio-pulmonary it is a bad thing to have trust i work at the hospitle i have saw people die frome it what is Cerebral Palsy? The term cerebral palsy refers to any one of a number of neurological disorders that appear in infancy or early childhood and permanently affect body movement and muscle coordination but donít worsen over time. Even though cerebral palsy affects muscle movement, it isnít caused by problems in the muscles or nerves. It is caused by abnormalities in parts of the brain that control muscle movements. The majority of children with cerebral palsy are...


what is the difference between ADD and ADHD?

A:  The difference between Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is essentially terminology and the two are now used interchangeably. According to the old diagnostic manual, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III), ADD was known as attention-deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity. When the more current version of the manual (DSM-IV) was published, the disorder was changed to ADHD and divided into three diagnostic categories, a predominantly inattentive type (formerly known as ADD), a predominantly...


what is the Connection Between a Learning Disability and Communication?

A: A learning disability and communication are connected through a cause and effect relationship. There are many different forms of communications and learning disorders that affect a personís ability to read, write, hear, and speak properly. Communication disorders and learning disabilities are closely related by how one affects the other.. One connection between a learning disability and communication is with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This disorder begins in childhood and frequently progresses through adulthood into attention deficit d


what is an Auditory Comprehension Disorder?

A: Auditory comprehension disorder is a synonym for the more recognized term auditory processing disorder (APD). This is a difficult condition that interferes with the way sound is processed, so that communication becomes much more difficult. The person with APD may have trouble understanding sentences, directions, phone conversation, and more, and this often leads to challenges in schools and poor language acquisition for children. The condition may remain or it may first occur in adulthood and create continued challenges in communication in all aspects of life. There is...


what is Selective Attention?

A: The issue of why people pay attention, how much they do and to what is often more referred to as selective attention. In any busy scene, be it a classroom or a freeway, itís virtually impossible to note everything at once. what a person pays attention to in these circumstances is what they select to pay attention to, though it may be noted that selection is not necessarily conscious. Selected attention can then be viewed as the process by which people find something upon which to concentrate, and the level of concentration they can continue to exert as distractions ar

what is Emotional Lability?

A: The ability to control expression of emotions exists in most people. On occasion a person gets a fit of the giggles or finds himself crying over something that isnít very sad; worse yet, anger can fly out of control if people do not understand how to keep it check. While these experiences are common, regular occurrence of emotional displays that are disproportionate to what is occurring, also called emotional lability, is not that usual. Being labile — unsteady or subject to quick change — emotionally tends to suggest the presence of a number of conditions that may involve the brain. The symptoms of...

what is Nonverbal Learning Disorder?

A: Nonverbal learning disorder (NLD) is often a catchall phrase used to connect a variety of learning difficulties children have. Nonverbal learning disorder is on the autism scale, although these children and adults may not suffer from autism or Aspergerís. With autism, communication is often stunted and speech may be significantly delayed. In contrast, though the term nonverbal learning disorder suggests otherwise, NLD kids are very verbal. There are several ways to describe the characteristics of nonverbal learning d

what is Phaeohyphomycosis?

A: Phaeohyphomycosis is a fungal infection that results in the formation of a cyst where the organisms can continue to breed. The term "phaeohyphomycosis" specifically refers to infections of fungi that are dark, with yeast-like cells or structures known as hyphae. A doctor can take a sample from the site of the infection for evaluation and culture in a lab to determine which organism is responsible and whether the issue is phaeohyphomycosis or another type of fungal infection.. This type of infection can develop when a patient inhales fungi or...


what is De Vivo Disease?

A: De Vivo disease is a highly unusual genetic disorder involving the transporter used to deliver glucose to the brain. Patients with this condition do not receive adequate supplies of glucose across the blood-brain barrier and typically experience cognitive and neurological deficits as a result. It usually begins early in childhood, typically starting with seizures, and can be difficult to control. The extreme rarity of the condition is an added challenge, as research into the subject is limited because so few people would benefit.. The precise origins of this condition are not well understood....


what is the best drug for teens with ADD?

A:  Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a behavioral disorder that can usually be managed successfully with a combination of behavioral therapy and medications. The goal of any medication therapy is to find the most effective medication with the least amount of side effects. This varies among individuals and, often times, is based on trial and error. The medications used to treat ADD fall into two general categories, the stimulants and the non-stimulants. Stimulant medications are more commonly prescribed than the non-stimulants because they tend to work better. They work by affecting chemicals in the brain, primarily dopamine, to improve...

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