A modern term replacing mental retardation to describe the more severe and general learning disabilities.
An umbrella term to cover specific learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities and pervasive developmental disorders.
A disability concerned with problems in vocabulary comprehension and production.
An opioid receptor antagonist which has been found to be beneficial in the control of hyperactivity and self-injurious behaviour.
Parent-Implemented Early Intervention
Using parents as effective trainers to teach children with intellectual disabilities, basic self-help and communication skills.
Strategies intended to teach high functioning individuals self-help strategies, social and living skills, and self-management that are designed to help the individual function more effectively in society.
Maternal HIV Infection
The incidence of a mother having HIV during pregnancy, leading to a likelihood that the infection will be passed on to the foetus.
The process of demonstrating a required behaviour to clients before prompting them to imitate it.