impairment

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impairment

(Damage), noun detriment, disrepair, harm, hurt, injury, loss
Associated concepts: impairment of vision

impairment

(Disability), noun affliction, ailment, debility, deterioration, disablement, disorder, disqualification, feebleness, frailty, handicap, helplessness, illness, impairment, impotence, impotency, inability, innbility to work, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incompetence, incompetency, indisposition, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficacy, inefficiency, infirmity, insufficiency, malady, sickness, unfitness, unsoundness, weakness
Associated concepts: complete disability, continuous disabillty, disability benefits, disability compensation, disability innurance, general disability, medical disability, mental dissbility, partial disability, proof of disability, temporary disability, total disability

impairment

(Drawback), noun detriment, inability, liability, limitation
Associated concepts: impairment of funds, impairment of security
See also: abuse, cost, damage, defacement, defect, deficiency, defilement, deterioration, detriment, disability, disrepair, expense, fault, handicap, harm, injury, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice, wear and tear
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Longitudinal patterns of behavioral, emotional, and social difficulties and self-concepts in adolescents with a history of specific language impairment.
James, "Selfesteem in children with specific language impairment," Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, vol.
Narrative abilities, memory and attention in children with a specific language impairment.
Relative clauses comprehension in Spanish children with and without specific language impairment.
Working memory capacity and language processes in children with specific language impairment.
Non-word repetition and language development in children with specific language impairment (SLI).
This study reviews the main approaches of the functional alterations that may explain language alterations in children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI).
A definition of Specific Language Impairment, hereafter SLI, is offered towards the end of this chapter along with some of the dilemmas regarding this impairment and dual language children.
Researchers looked at MR results from 22 right-handed autistic boys and 9 boys with a rare disorder called Specific Language Impairment, or SLI.

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