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What are some communication disorders?

What are some communication disorders?

Impaired ability: To receive, process, comprehend & send concepts via verbal, non-verbal or graphic symbol systems may be a developmental or acquired disability, either primary or secondary to other neurological & neurodevelopmental disorders of prenatal or post-natal onset & evident in the processes of hearing, language &/or speech. A list is on m.medlineplus. Gov/speechandcommunicationdisorders. ...Read more

Dr. Sarojini Budden
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Communication Disorders (Definition)

A communication disorder is an impairment in the ability to receive, send, process, and comprehend concepts or verbal, nonverbal and graphic symbol systems. A communication disorder may be evident in the processes of hearing, language, and/or speech. A communication disorder may range in severity from mild to profound. It may be developmental or ...Read more


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What are some communication disorders (slp)?

What are some communication disorders (slp)?

As DSM 5: According to DSM V: Communication Disorders include-Language disorder, lSpeech and sound disorders, Childhood onset Flluency Dsorder (stuttering), Social Communciation Disorders, and unspecified Communiciation Disorder. In some case Autistic Spectrum disorders included. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about human communication disorders question?

Can you tell me about human communication disorders question?

Refer section below: When someone has a communication disability, there are four main areas that can be affected. Depending on the nature of the disability, one or more of these areas can be involved. They include a person’s ability to:
• Speak
• Understand what others are saying
• Read
• Write
Some of the main types of communication disabilities affect the following--hearing, movement, cognition and language. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Communication disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Communication disorders?

ASHA definition:: A communication disorder is an impairment in the ability to receive, send, process, and comprehend concepts or verbal, nonverbal and graphic symbol systems. A communication disorder may be evident in the processes of hearing, language, and/or speech. A communication disorder may range in severity from mild to profound. It may be developmental or acquired. Http://www. Asha. Org/policy/RP1993-00208/ ...Read more

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Can thought/communication disorders occur at any age from schizophrenia?

Can thought/communication disorders occur at any age from schizophrenia?

Depends: The thought disorder from schizophrenia you speak of may be different from a communication disorder. A communication disorder may start at a very young age and could begin in childhood. Schizophrenia has for it's most common age of onset the late teens or the early 20s. Cases of schizophrenia in a young child are rare and atypical. ...Read more

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Is it possible that thought/communication disorders occur at 18 years old stemming from schizophrenia?

Is it possible that thought/communication disorders occur at 18 years old stemming from schizophrenia?

Yes, that is the age: Perhaps the most likely age range for appearance of schizophrenia is 17 - 24. Thoughts as well as communication are often areas that are noticed to be different than before. Other symptoms would also be necessary for a firm diagnosis, but it is a possible one. Find a really good psychotherapist with experience in evaluation of psychosis and alternative neurological problems. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a communication disorder!?

How to tell if I have a communication disorder!?

Have an evaluation: By a speech and communications disorders expert. Go to the website at www. Asha. Org and in the right-hand column on the page you will find a list that contains a link to a provider directory. You can find someone in your area there and set up an appointment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is a communication disorder?

What sort of disease is a communication disorder?

Multifactorial one: I will share this question with experts in the many fields who see people with communication disorders. It can be due to one or many interacting causes. Treatment often involves multiple approaches including education, speech therapy, occasionally medication, etc. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a communication disorder?

Could you explain what is a communication disorder?

Communication: Disorders include problems related to speech, language and auditory processing (difficulty understanding or interpreting spoken language) and may include simple sound repetitions (stuttering), problems articulating (saying/expressing) words, or complete inability to use speech and language for communication (aphasia). Hearing, voice, and learning disabilities may be involved. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have some kind of communication disorder?

How to tell if I have some kind of communication disorder?

Have an evaluation: By a speech and communications disorders expert. Go to the website at www. Asha. Org and in the right-hand column on the page you will find a list that contains a link to a provider directory. You can find someone in your area there and set up an appointment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could you explain what does a "communication disorder in child" mean?

Could you explain what does a "communication disorder in child" mean?

Communication disorder: Refer to: en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/communication_disorder

www. Asha. Org/docs/html/rp1993-00208.Html
american speech-language-hearing association. These disorders include any difficulties in communication. This could include the inability to speak, the inability to understand, stuttering, problems with pronunciation and enunciation, and difficulties with verbal and nonverbal communication in social contexts. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a communication disorder?

Communication: Communication disorders can be either expressive or receptive or both. If you don't express yourself correctly it may be misunderstood, if you don't receive the expressed communication properly you will not understand it. ...Read more

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Do I have a communication disorder!? I feel slow in answering in conversations.

Do I have a communication disorder!? I feel slow in answering in conversations.

Slow: Not necessarily. Could be related to shyness, anxiety, concentration problem, or simply having too much on your mind. ...Read more

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Are there supplements that can help with the brain when having a communication disorder?

Are there supplements that can help with the brain when having a communication disorder?

None that I know of: There are many types of communication disorders. Do you have speach problem? Anxiety with strangers? Autistic spectrum disorders? And so on. If you have probelms with communication that interfere with you daily routine activities, you should look for special help. I would start with psychologists or social workers trained in psychology. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are supplements that help with the brain when having a communication disorder?

Can you tell me if there are supplements that help with the brain when having a communication disorder?

No: This is an evidence-based treatment article that I think you will find to be very helpful.
www. Asha. Org/...folderid=8589934980;section=treatment
augmentative and alternative communication. .. Treatment for social communication disorders in childhood addresses the areas of need identified during assessment, . .. Best wishes for a healthy and happy 2014. ...Read more

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How do drugs interfere with the nerve communication?

How do drugs interfere with the nerve communication?

Comments: Recreational drugs have potential for irreversible harm to brain function, and can certainly short-circuit nerve communications. Most prescription medications are safe without long-term damage (excluding some cancer meds). However, sedation, and tranquilization, issues may cloud brain function, again temporarily. ...Read more

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I want to know of the communication difficulties men with erectile disease have?

I want to know of the communication difficulties men with erectile disease have?

See below: Might embarrassment to talk about the condition, might be anger, shutting and pulling away. Our reactions to disease vary, depending on personality, previous experiences with stress and general coping skills. Best way - to be open and honest about sex. Couples counseling may help improve communication. ...Read more

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Can problems with communication and language impairment be treated through medicines?

Can problems with communication and language impairment be treated through medicines?

Depends: I am not sure I understand your question. But if for example a person has a problem in this area there are usually problems in the brain. Therapy is the first place to start but oftentimes like with autism meds can help too. ...Read more

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Is it possible that problems with communication and language impairment be treated through antipsychotic medicines?

Is it possible that problems with communication and language impairment be treated through antipsychotic medicines?

Psychotic symptoms: If the communication/language impairment is due to psychosis, an antipsychotic medication may help. For example, a schizophrenic patient with cognitive symptoms may be unable to effectively communicate or speak well and medication could improve the problem. If the problem is a primary language disability or learning disorder, the medication will be unlikely to help. ...Read more

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Which methods and tools can improve communication skills in patients with huntington's disease?

Which methods and tools can improve communication skills in patients with huntington's disease?

Huntington's Disease: Huntington patients lose the ability to communicate before the lose understanding. Alternative forms of communication are available on card, on computers and the ipad. The patient point to letters symbols, or pictures to make their needs or wants known. These are often free or low cost and available online at numerous web pages. Look under symbol and picture communication. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how are optical fibres used in medicine and communications technology applications?

Can you tell me how are optical fibres used in medicine and communications technology applications?

Light conduction: Optical fibers are in common use in medicine as a way to deliver light into cavities through tubes in the interior of the body. This leaves the light source external to the body. Optical fibers also can transmit therapeutic energy where needed. Optical transmission is used as part of the computer transmission lines for medical information. ...Read more

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How important is effective communication to health?

Paramount: And unfortunately largely disconsidered in regular practice. The question remains slightly unclear as to whether concerning general communication versus communication with health care providers. Regardless, efficient communication remains critical in the day to day life. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me elements of effective communication?

Can you please tell me elements of effective communication?

Step 1 = LISTEN: According to an old saying, we have 2 ears and 1 mouth for good reason. :-) it's essential to hear what the other person is really saying before we respond. This will improve communication 100%! while the other person is speaking, we humans are often thinking of our own next comment -- so we miss the real message. As we answer, it helps to speak from a place of compassion and centeredness. ...Read more

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What are communication difficulties?

What are communication difficulties?

Not sure re:question: Communication affects many areas of life. Communication involves getting out messages that can be understood and being able to understand messages that you are receiving. Communication also involves body language, tone of voice, facial expressions. Any problems with the above might create communication difficulties. To answer completely, the question needs to be more specific. ...Read more

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Term for communication difficulties?

Term for communication difficulties?

See below: There's no single term for communication difficulties. Depending on the problem, the issue could be expressive (difficulty expressing self, using spoken language), or receptive (difficulty understanding what is communicated). There are various communication disorders ranging from mild to moderate to severe. ...Read more

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How effective are facilitated communication techniques?

They have not been: Proven effective, as they do not increase accurate responses produced by a person with a disability. For the history of its use, see http://www. Geocities. Ws/validationluna/html/a_history_of_FC_e.html. Picture Exchange Systems via iPad "apps" have proved useful for some children with neurodevelopmental disorders like Autistic Spectrum Disorder. ...Read more