Neurodevelopmental disorders are impairments of the growth and development of the brain or central nervous system. Neurodevelopmental disorders are associated with widely varying degrees of difficulty which may have significant mental, emotional, physical, and economic consequences for individuals, and in turn their families and society in general.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
ASD are a group of complex disorders of brain development that are characterized, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.
Cerebral Palsy is a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by a non-progressive or abnormal development of the brain that occurs while a child’s brain is still developing.
Down syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality that changes the course of development and causes a set of mental and physical characteristics related to having an extra copy of Chromosome 21.
An intellectual disability is a significant limitation in an individual’s cognitive functioning and daily adaptive behaviors, causing difficulties in both intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior.