Neurobehavioral Disorders. Neurodevelopmental disorders are classified as a large group of behavioral and academic impairments that can affect both children and adults. These include ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Asperger’s and other sensory processing disorders. These disorders can have a tremendous effect on the child’s future and the overall ...
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most common neurobehavioral disorders presenting for treatment in children and adolescents. ADHD is often chronic with prominent symptoms and impairment spanning into adulthood. ADHD is often associated with co-occurring disorders including disruptive, mood, anxiety, and substance abuse.
The term dual‐diagnosis refers to a person with mental retardation and a psychiatric disorder. Most children with Down syndrome (DS) do not have a psychiatric or neurobehavioral disorder. Current prevalence estimates of neurobehavioral and psychiatric co‐morbidity in children with DS range from 18% to 38%.
This condition is called neurobehavioral disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure or ND-PAE. ND-PAE was first included as a recognized condition in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM 5) of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in 2013.
Neurobehavioral Disorder associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (ND-PAE) The criteria set for diagnosing ND-PAE below is listed in Section III of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Section III consists of conditions on which future research is encouraged.
Disorders in which there is a delay in development based on that expected for a given age level or stage of development. These impairments or disabilities originate before age 18, may be expected to continue indefinitely, and constitute a substantial impairment. Biological and nonbiological factors are involved in these disorders.
Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults. Overview. ... See ASHA's Practice Portal pages on Acquired Apraxia of Speech, Dysarthria in Adults, and Resonance Disorders. Voice Aphonia/dysphonia resulting from intubation, tracheostomy, or use of mechanical ventilator ... See ASHA's Practice Portal pages on Adult Dysphagia. Neurobehavioral Affective changes ...
The usual evaluation of neurologic function involves the clinical neurologic examination in conjunction with several testing procedures. The neurologic examination is a five-part battery of tests performed by a physician that systematically evaluates cerebral (mental status), cranial nerve, motor, sensory, and cerebellar/gait functions.
Pediatric disorders are generally different than adult disorders, which are different than older adult disorders, although much overlap and comorbidity is present. ... (or neurobehavioral ...
Georgia Neurobehavioral Associates utilizes comprehensive assessment, support and treatment methods that address the bio-psycho-social needs of children, adolescents and adults across the developmental life span.