Specific Developmental Disorders main feature is a developmental delay of coordinated movements that cannot be explained by a general intellectual retard or specific neurological disorder, congenital or acquired (other than an implicit coordination abnormality). Most commonly, the clumsiness is accompanied by a degree of deficit in solving visual-spatial cognitive tasks.
The Specific Developmental Disorder is defined as a deficit in the acquisition of certain neurocognitive abilities considering the patient’s age and assuming having a proper education and not subject to significant environmental deprivations.
Broadly speaking, we see three major categories: General Developmental Deficits that would be equivalent to mental retardation, the generalized corresponding to autism, Rett Syndrome, Disintegrative Disorders and Specific Disorders, which are characterized by deficits occurring in one or more areas of development.
Specific Developmental Disorder is primarily neuropsychological alterations. Its frequent association with emotional disorders is simply contributing to increasing the severity and prognosis, being a common consequence of the negative experience of the specific disorder.
Types and Symptoms of Specific Development Disorder
Disorder Developmental Reading
It is known historically as dyslexia but has received other denominations as specific reading disorder, blindness for words. Quite a few aspects of neurocognitive skills that make up the phenomenon of reading that can be altered.
Disorder of Written Expression
It is expressed using one or more of the following defects: spelling problems, difficulties learning grammar, syntax, with the organization of written expression and spelling. In this case, it also does not find problems often associated with oral and written language, as well as specific difficulties for the calculation and coordination.
It is a disorder that involves a variety of skills related to neurocognitive calculation and mathematical reasoning:
a) Difficulties with the perception of problems involving both concepts as the calculations with them, b) Problems related to attention involving the commission of errors both in copying and in developing
c) Problems related to linguistic expression with frequent errors in the transcription of the symbols.
How Canadian Disability Benefits Helps?
People who suffer Specific Developmental Disorders in Canada can approach Canadian Disability Benefits to apply for Disability Tax Credits. Canadian Disability Benefits professionals familiar with the symptoms, causes are recommended to apply for Disability Tax Credits, being eligible for it. It helps people who suffer from Specific Developmental Disorder to pay at least the entire part of their treatment bills without any financial tension.