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What is the definition or description of: loss of developmental skills?

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Dr. Meenakshi Bhuvaneswar
58 years experience
Regression of skills: Children develop skill sets in different areas , like sitting ,standing, walking , saying words, by specific ages, These are normal developmental milestones. In certain conditions, they acquire some of these skills , but begun to lose them , due to various causes , like head trauma ,or disorders like autism causing the loss of language and social skills .Regression can be slow or rapid,

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