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What is Stuttering 0

What is Stuttering?

Stuttering is a communication disorder involving disruptions, or “disfluencies,” in a person’s speech. People who stutter may experience: Repetitions (D-d-d-dog), Prolongations (Mmmmmmilk), or Blocks (an absence of sound). People also...

PSN Ep 38-DYSGRAPHIA- what it is a what parents need to know 0

Dysgraphia: What It Is and What We Need to Know

[Click to Listen to Podcast] DYSGRAPHIA: What parents need to know In today’s Parenting Special Needs Podcast’s Purposeful Conversation, we’re talking with Cheri Dotterer. She is the author of Handwriting...

What is Dysgraphia? 0

What is Dysgraphia?

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5), dysgraphia is a “difficulty with spelling (e.g., may add, omit, or substitute vowels or consonants) and...

What is an Intellectual Disability 0

What is an Intellectual Disability?

What is an Intellectual Disability? Intellectual disability is a term used when a person has certain limitations in mental functioning and in skills such as communicating, taking care of him...

What is Spina Bifida 0

What is Spina Bifida?

What is Spina Bifida? Spina Bifida is the most common permanently disabling birth defect that is associated with life in the United States. It’s a type of neural tube defect...

What Is Blindness/Visual Impairment? 0

What Is Blindness/Visual Impairment?

What is Blindness/Visual Impairment? -Blindness: Complete or nearly complete vision loss Many people regard blindness as the inability to see at all or to discern light from darkness – Legally...

What is Lennox Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) 0

What is Lennox Gastaut Syndrome (LGS)?

What is Lennox Gastaut Syndrome (LGS)? Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome is a rare and severe form of childhood-onset epilepsy that is characterized by frequent, uncontrolled seizures, moderate to severe cognitive impairment, and...

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What is Epilepsy?

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder and affects people of all ages. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder, the hallmark of which is recurrent, unprovoked seizures....

What is a TPSID? 0

What is a TPSID?

What is a TPSID? Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with intellectual Disability, or TPSID, are model demonstration projects funded by the US Department of education. Through a Request for...