minimal brain dysfunction


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Synonyms for minimal brain dysfunction

a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders

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In brief, while not stated explicitly, with its inclusion of words like brain injury and minimal brain dysfunction and its explicit exclusion of learning difficulties rooted in environmental, cultural, or economic disadvantage, the definition of LDs had and has a decidedly etiological focus.
Various professional groups use the term differently, but the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act defines a learning disability as "a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself in imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations, including conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia and developmental aphasia [a severe language disorder].
So, the answer is yes, HBOT does help minimal brain dysfunction children, especially if there are areas of the brain that are hypoperfused.
Minimal brain dysfunction in children: Educational, medical and health related services.
Definitions referring to such disorders as perceptual handicaps, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia were counted as containing the neurological component.
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