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  • noun

Synonyms for child

youngster

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Synonyms for child

a young person between birth and puberty

one who is not yet legally of age

a guileless, unsophisticated person

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one descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

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Dyspraxia, sometimes known as clumsy child syndrome, is a condition which affects a child's speech, co-ordination and social skills, and can often be missed by teachers and parents.
Some psychologists argue that middle child syndrome affects the parents rather than their offspring, claiming that children's behaviour is moulded by how their mother and father handle and teach them.
The condition used to be referred to as clumsy child syndrome.
Deputy District Attorney Dee Corona said Joselin died as a result of battered child syndrome.
It doesn't take a genius to recognise eldest child syndrome - and I think you'll find I'm always right on that.
Val Alleyne, one of the founder members, said: "Sometimes dyspraxia is known as the clumsy child syndrome but actually it is to do with co-ordination and can involve learning difficulties.
Other names for dyspraxia include Clumsy Child Syndrome and Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD).
When it comes to strategies for handling certain situations that have become more prevalent, 57% of practitioners felt comfortable counseling a new parent on preventing shaken child syndrome, while 75% indicated they would be comfortable counseling parents of pre-teen children about Internet safety.
Being an over-achiever could well stem from not getting as much attention, however, other scientists have come up with something known as Middle Child Syndrome.
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