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Impaired Childhood Development

Unspecified Lack of expected Normal Physiological Development in Childhood


  • Expressive language delay is the most common developmental presentation.[healthofchildren.com]
  • A case study of Denis, a prelingually hearing-impaired boy who has bilateral severe-to-profound sensory neural hearing loss, is presented.[muse.jhu.edu]
  • This can be likened to the clinical presentation, eg poor visual acuity.[patient.info]
  • Presented at the Second International Symposium on Visually Handicapped Infants and Young Children: Birth to Seven. Anba. Google Scholar Bigelow, A.E. (1986). The development reaching in blind children.[link.springer.com]
  • Her results, presented on Sunday at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in New Orleans , showed that cognitive stimulation from parents at the age of four was the key factor in predicting the development of several parts of the cortex –[theguardian.com]
  • *Medscape Business of Medicine Academy Survey, September 2015 Learn from Experienced Professionals Courses were developed especially for physicians by business health experts and experienced physicians.[medscape.org]
  • Parental history of asthma was defined as either parent report of a physician diagnosis of asthma.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]
  • Childhood Disability: Supplemental Security Income Program A Guide for Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals This booklet is for physicians and other health care professionals who treat children with disabilities.[ssa.gov]
  • Fall farther behind children with normal hearing as they get older. Children with hearing loss do not catch up without help. Sentences Children with hearing loss may have trouble understanding and using sentences.[asha.org]
  • Poor vision might be the cause when a child is constantly running into things or falling down. He might have trouble realizing how close or far away objects really are.[livestrong.com]
  • Children and students served under IDEA, Part B, in the U.S. and outlying areas, by age and disability category: Fall 2006 IDEA Part B Child Count. Retrieved February 11, 2007, from . 30.[nccp.org]
  • Key factors: 1.)Limit pain 2.)Emotional support helps with development 3.)Mental engagement is important so that recovering children don't fall massively behind. Muscular Dystrophy 1.)[masters-in-special-education.com]
  • The realization that a child’s behavior requires professional attention can be painful or frightening to parents who have tried to support their child, or it may be accepted and internalized as a personal failure by the parent.[pacer.org]
  • […] child may experience problems such as generalized weakness, dizziness, shortness of breath, reduced stamina, fatigue, psychomotor retardation, allergic reactions, recurrent infection, poor growth, bladder or bowel incontinence, or local or generalized pain[ssa.gov]
Developmental Disabilities
  • Clair County RESA - Parent Handbook for Parents of Special Education Students Early On - Michigan The Early Childhood Special Education Programs service children 3–5 years of age who have an identified developmental disability or health disability.[phasd.us]
  • Including: visual impairment, speech and language impairment, auditory impairment. deaf/blind, Autism, developmental disabilities, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, Specific learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorder, traumatic brain[masters-in-special-education.com]
  • Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. 30:14-23. Gath A: The impact of an abnormal child upon the parents (1977). British Journal Psychiatry. 130: 405-410.[heart-resources.org]
  • Speech and language delay Speech and language developmental delays are often prevalent in children with developmental disabilities. Eleven percent of toddlers have a speech and language problem.[healthofchildren.com]
  • FieldD , GarlandM , WilliamsK (2003) Correlates of specific childhood feeding problems.J Paediatr Child Health 39:299–304 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar ForsythBWC , CannyPF (1991) Perceptions of vulnerability 31/2 years after problems of feeding and crying[link.springer.com]
  • For example, there is no evidence that, in a secure and stable home, allowing an infant to cry for 20 to 30 minutes while learning to sleep through the night will elicit a toxic stress response.[developingchild.harvard.edu]
  • CONCLUSION: This study suggests that low BMI, low cognitive function, and mental disorder in early adulthood are markers of an increased risk of suicide among men born in Denmark in 1953.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatment of Intervention content makes information easier to locate by listing interventions as Major Interventions and Suggested Interventions.[books.google.com]
  • Learning with visual supports Research suggests that people with Down syndrome learn better when they can see things illustrated.[dseinternational.org]
  • This study suggests that, in some people, early life stress compromises the capacity to experience enthusiasm or pleasure.[elsevier.com]
  • It includes a list of global experiences and suggestions of how to use the essential literacy experiences for students with a visual impairment.[pathstoliteracy.org]
  • Language and social skills 3 months: 1.)Communicate fear, hunger, or discomfort. 2.)Smile when smiled at. 6 months: 1.) Smile at self in mirror. 2.)Know familiar faces. 3.)Babble. Sing-song noises. 12 months: 1.)[masters-in-special-education.com]
  • The effects of hunger on hand-mouth co-ordination in new-born infants. Developmental Psychology, 31 , 456–463. CrossRef Google Scholar Lew, A.R., & Butterworth, G. (1995b).[link.springer.com]
  • Feeding young infants requires active care and stimulation where the caregivers need to be responsive to the child clues for hunger and also encourages the child to eat.[omicsonline.org]
Short Attention Span
  • Some children who have vision problems appear to have a short attention span. Other children might blink frequently or squint whenever they read or watch television.[livestrong.com]


  • Treatment of Intervention content makes information easier to locate by listing interventions as Major Interventions and Suggested Interventions.[books.google.com]
  • Treatment for speech and language delays It is important to identify speech/language problems early, so your child can begin treatment. Treatment should begin as soon as possible.[med.umich.edu]
  • In the last ten years a treatment has been developed. These children can distinguish /b/ from /d/ if the words are slowed down.[en.wikibooks.org]
  • “This pathway might be targeted by neural stimulation treatments. Further, it suggests that survivors of early life trauma and their families may benefit from learning about the possibility of consequences that might appear later in life.[elsevier.com]
  • NOTE: Audiologists’ scope of practice generally includes evaluation, examination, and treatment of certain balance impairments that result from the audio-vestibular system.[ssa.gov]


  • Course of intervention (medical and/or allied health) might be and what outcome might be expected (prognosis). Can be done to help the child.[childdevelopment.com.au]


  • […] in this study were associated with respiratory viruses, 1 whereas microbiology of the episode of pneumonia was not available for previous studies. 5 , 8 , 10 , 12 Whether bacterial pneumonia was more frequent in those studies than in ours and if such etiology[pediatrics.aappublications.org]


  • Yairi, E. (1993) "Epidemiologic and other considerations in treatment efficacy research with preschool-age children who stutter," Journal of Fluency Disorders, 18, 197-220. Yairi, E., Ambrose, N.[en.wikibooks.org]
  • Epidemiology Child disability is an emerging global health priority.[patient.info]
  • Maulik PK, Darmstadt GL (2007) Childhood Disability in Low- and Middle-income Countries: Overview of Screening, Prevention, Services, Legislation and Epidemiology. 120:s1-s55.[heart-resources.org]
  • Most epidemiologic studies of the association of early childhood pneumonia with subsequent respiratory outcomes have been based on parental questionnaires 8 or on reports by home health visitors. 5 , 6 , 9 Only a few hospital-based follow-up studies of[pediatrics.aappublications.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution


  • Impaired child development is frequently rooted in inequality and poverty, leading to exposure to multiple and accumulating environmental (physical, natural, behavioural, social) and pathophysiological risks.[savingbrainsinnovation.net]
  • In accord with this mission, this peer-reviewed, rapid-publication, international journal publishes both basic and clinical contributions from all disciplines and research areas relevant to the pathophysiology and treatment of major psychiatric disorders[elsevier.com]


  • In its toxic form, stress affects behavior and physical health, and we need to translate this knowledge into public policies that can prevent it.[urbanchildinstitute.org]
  • Maulik PK, Darmstadt GL (2007) Childhood Disability in Low- and Middle-income Countries: Overview of Screening, Prevention, Services, Legislation and Epidemiology. 120:s1-s55.[heart-resources.org]
  • Inadequate screening prevents recognition of social, emotional, and behavioral problems. Studies show that many young children with identified needs and their parents do not receive services.[nccp.org]
  • Iodine is essential trace element to prevent goitre and cretinism, deficiency with it results in developmental delay and other health problems.[omicsonline.org]

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