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What Is Poor Language Skills
Language testing: The only objective, reliable, valid way to know the level of language skills is to give receptive vocabulary, word and letter reading, and reading comprehension tests. Once the results of these are known then computerized phonics programs like Earobics and Fast For Word can assist in remediation and improvement of language skills quickly, efficiently and inexpensively. ...Read more
The only objective, reliable, valid way to know the level of language skills is to give receptive vocabulary, word and letter reading, and reading comprehension tests. Once the results of these are known then computerized phonics programs like Earobics and Fast For Word can assist in remediation and improvement of language skills ...Read more
Siblings differ: Siblings differ in language skills just as they differ in sports skills and academic skills. We share only about 50% of ouor genes with our siblings, unless we are indentical twins. But even identical twins show individual variations, like differences in finger prints and preferences for certain activiites. ...Read more
What skills should I have to study psychology & I like to study about the boxy language & behaviors(under what category it is placed)?
Undergrad degree: In Psychology is probably what you are talking about. In addition to the general courses and college student would take you will need to take courses in research, statistics, general psychology, abnormal developmental psychology, and the like. If you eventually intend to become a psychologist you will need a doctoral degree plus several years of supervised experience and exams. See APA.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
25 month old son has good language skills (sentence up to to 8 words) but has really never used a pronoun. Always own name. Is it to early to worry?
Not to worry: Be patient and teach him with pictures of family members using the appropriate pronouns.Repetition is the key.They are visual learners.Good luck .If concerned, you can always discuss with your pediatrician. ...Read more
My daughter is 13 months old and as parents would like to ask:
1. How can we develop her language skills and What toys are the best to but for her age?
3. What is the age is right for potty training?
4. When can she start using utensils/cup
Multiple answers: You can best develope your daughter's language skills by reading books to her, singing and talking (including naming items). Best toys are simple ones like blocks and balls. Potty training to start at 18- 22 months of age. She can start using a cup now- you can try using a sippy cup with a top. She can start playing with a spoon now. For additional information try www.healthychildren.org ...Read more
What is wrong with my child he is two and a half with advanced language skills. He started stuttering severely and had joint pain and cold symptoms left untreated for 5 weeks. Then got amoxicillen for 10 days and quit stuttering and was fine for 2 weeks.
Stress response: An infection or illness can put a strain/stress on our body. This extra stress can cause young children to have a temporary change in behavior, or even a temporary regression in their development. This often goes back to normal once the stressor has been eliminated. I am happy that your son is back to himself! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Our brain receives: And processes information through various parts of the brain, e.g., the speech center is in the left hemisphere and emotionality is in an area known as the libmic system. Verbal skills are highly developed in one part and recognition of nonverbal cues from face, tone of voice, etc. Are not as well developed, thus creating some social issues. Strengths and weakness vary for everyone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me how could persons with asperger's have good verbal skills, and yet poor social skills?
Aspergers Syndrome: This name well not continue as a diagnostic entity. It will now follow under autism spectrum disorder. We refer to the symptoms in this case as "high functioning" autism. They can have extraordinary cognitive skills with social deficits. Relationships are difficult and social cues are often missed. With support and understanding people with this disorder can lead a good life. ...Read more
Why do I have poor organisational skills, always getting side-tracked and very forgetful of things? What disorders cauSe this? Had it my whole life
Multiple reasons: I reviewed your medical history and it seems that you have been diagnosed with ADHD. While your symptoms are consistent with your diagnosis you will benefit from a full psychology/psychiatry eval. Besides medicine, there is a variety of techniques that should help adjust your expectations and deal with the frustration associated with your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Improved structure: Check out chadd.Org for a number of excellent books talking about non-drug stragies for helping with attention. Behavioral interventions can be as effective as medications, but they have to be well designed and maintained. The school psychologist should have a list of strategies worth trying. Like medications, the benefits disappear when you remove the support systems. ...Read more
11 year old who urinates self, poor grooming, and add like symptoms. Recently began soiling self. Poor social skills. Is it signs of abuse?
One possibility: While abuse is one of the things in the possible reasons for this scenario, it is not the only one. There could be a neurologic problem leading to the soiling and wetting. There could be psychologic problems, with the number one disorder coming to mind being depression and/or anxiety in this age group. The kid's thyroid could be out of whack. This child needs a complete head to toe evaluation! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I improve my poor propreaception skills? I also have hypermobility syndrome, which complicates things! Vestibular sense also poor!
Practice : Practice hand- eye skills / sports which will improve your general proprioception. An Occupational Therapist can give you 'drills' which you could "practice " @home.Strength training in conjunction w/ above can be very helpful to improve coordination , balance and may lessen the chance of certain knee injuries(ACL)when participating in sports. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Poor self image: I don't remember how many teens I have seen over the years who want me to clear up their acne for prom --in 3 days--. All of us feel vulnerable at times and those who have an ld feel more vulnerable than those teens because it sets them apart during a period when they are building self concept.A sense of vulnerability may lead to isolation & desire to avoid additional exposure to failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Live country poor Dr skills. I have had, what doctor has come to beleive is Prostatitis for 3 years. Can this cause my LDH to be 270 (ref=135-225)?
Lose focus when people talk, hard to start/finish tasks and stud, disorganized, low grades, poor social skills, anxiety. Just lazy/antisocial or add?
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