Communication Skills and Disorders
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What causes disorders of communication? 8 possible conditions

Communication disorders can affect how a person receives, sends, processes, and understands concepts. They can also weaken speech and language skills, or impair the ability to hear and understand messages. There are many types of communication disorders.... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Mental Retardation

If your child has an intellectual disability (ID), their brain doesn't develop properly. Their brain may also not function within the normal range of both intellectual and adaptive functioning. In the past, medica...

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2

Autism Overview

Autism is one of a group of neurodevelopmental disorders, which are characterized by impaired communication and social interaction, and restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behaviors or interests.

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3

Cleft Palate And Lip

Cleft palate and cleft lip, also known as orofacial defects, are birth defects that affect more than 7,000 babies in the U.S. every year. Read about symptoms and treatment.

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4

Paranoid Personality Disorder

Paranoid personality disorder is a personality disorder characterized by intense mistrust and suspicion of others.

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5

Opioids and related disorders

Opioids are a class of drugs that include both natural and synthetic substances. The natural opioids (referred to as opiates) include opium and morphine.

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6

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect muscle movement and coordination. Learn about the causes, types, symptoms, and treatment of cerebral palsy.

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7

Head Injury

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A head injury is an injury to your brain, skull, or scalp. All head injuries should be treated seriously and assessed by a doctor.

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8

Beriberi

Beriberi is a term used for vitamin B1, or thiamine, deficiency. Vitamin B1 is found in foods like milk, beans, vegetables, meat, and whole grains.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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