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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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"In this case, it said that the criminal action instituted against respondent Go involved exclusively the criminal and civil liability of the latter arising from his criminal negligence as a responsible officer of SLI."
In addition to the specific presentations noted above, three papers (4780) presented by Tullio De Mauro at SLI meetings, namely, "Premessa" (1972), "La Societa di Linguistica Italiana dal 1971 al 1973" (1975), and "La nascita della Societa di Linguistica Italiana" (1991) are included in this volume.
Parental report of developmental concerns strongly predicts SLI identification and service receipt (Skeat, Eadie, Ukoumunne, & Reilly, 2010).
"One urgent issue is the lack of independence on the Supervisory Board and its board committees." SLI raised this with the interim chairman of the Supervisory Board and will press home its concerns this year.
Other studies of children with SLI, on the other hand, did find that language competence was generally a good predictor of behavior, particularly when aspects such as grammar, semantics and pragmatics were taken into account (van Daal et al.
One even said you simply join V394, go to SLI and hold for further instructions.
The label nonverbal learning disability (NVLD), sometimes also referred to as "right-hemisphere syndrome," different from SLI, is not yet fully recognized as a nosographic category in international diagnostic manuals, but it has been extensively described and investigated by several researchers in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., [42-44]).
Velez and Schwartz (2010) did not observe semantic priming in children with SLI, and argued that this finding supports weaknesses in lexical-semantic organization.
The concept of Specific Language Impairment (SLI) has been defined as a primary language deficit that occurs in the absence of hearing loss, deficit in cognitive development or motor speech development, syndromes, pervasive developmental disorders, neurosensory disorders or acquired neurological injuries, which impede the normal development of language (Fresneda & Mendoza, 2005).
The Swiss sensor manufacturer Sensirion AG announces the universal SLI Series for the measurement of liquid flow in the microliter and milliliter range.
Summary: DUBAI - Under the direction of Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Samsung Life Insurance, or SLI, to form an alliance to explore international opportunities in the life insurance sector, with a strong focus in emerging markets.