Childhood Disorders

Childhood Disorders - Disorders First Diagnosed in Infancy,...

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Disorders First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence “Who’s on First?”
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Diagnostic criteria for Mental Retardation A. Significantly sub- average intellectual functioning: an IQ of approximately 70 or below on an individually
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Learning Disorders (formerly Academic Skills Disorders) The section on Learning Disorders includes Reading Disorder (Dyslexia), Mathematics Disor-der (Dyscalcula), Disorder of Written Expression, and Learning Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. Learning Disorders are diagnosed when the individual's achievement on individual-
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Diagnostic criteria for Autistic Disorder (299.00) A. A total of six (or more) items from (1), (2), and (3), with at least two from (1), and one each from (2) and (3): (1) qualitative impairment in social interaction, as manifested
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Diagnostic Criteria for Asperger’s Disorder (299.80) A. Qualitative impairment in social interaction, as manifested by at least two of the following: (1) marked impairment in the use of multiple nonverbal behaviors such as eye-to-eye gaze, facial expression, body postures, and gestures to regulate social inter-action
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Diagnostic criteria for AD/HD (Inattention) A. Either (1) or (2): (1) six (or more) of the following symptoms of inattention have persisted for at least 6 months to a degree that is maladaptive and inconsistent with develop-mental level: Inattention (a) often fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork, work, or other activities (b) often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities (c) often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly (d) often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish school-work, chores, or duties in the workplace (not due to oppositional behavior or failure to understand instructions)
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