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Synonyms for development

Synonyms for development

a progression from a simple form to a more complex one

the result or product of building up

steady improvement, as of an individual or a society

Synonyms for development

act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically

a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation

a district that has been developed to serve some purpose

a state in which things are improving

processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible

(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated

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Through these increased supports, people with developmental disabilities and their families will be better able to find services in their communities -- for example housing solutions -- so that they can live as independently as possible.
Description of Developmental Monitoring and Screening
Due to the stigma associated with them, the default response of most parents to developmental disorders is denial; this is true even among the more enlightened in any society.
Although developmental disorders are widespread, they are poorly understood by most of society, including healthcare providers.
Many faculty members have found the use of cooperative learning beneficial in their developmental mathematics classes.
This is a wonderful example of two organizations that can work together to bring a child more independence and help bring awareness to developmental disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy.
Employment First reaches out not only to businesses and communities, but also to people with developmental disabilities, encouraging them to pursue their career dreams.
Beginning in January, OSBs will no longer list the name of a school an officer attended as part of their developmental education.
For example, after a developmental reading class, a humanities teacher comes in and teaches a class.
Private and agency counselors (Mahoney, 1997; Mendaglio, 2005) also can provide services for gifted individuals that are as tailored to individual needs and developmental levels as are services for others.
In 1997, the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) Amendment mandated the early identification and intervention for developmental disabilities (AAP, 2001).
This excellent work is a much-needed, eminently-readable discussion of developmental attachment theory, its interplay with issues of child maltreatment, and related practice implications.
I wish I possessed the magic definition but, like everyone else, there is one descriptor that rings true for me: developmental.
The disparate nature of CPF effects on brain development, combined with potential impact on the maternal-fetal unit or general aspects of fetal or neonatal growth and development, renders it especially difficult to identify specific underlying mechanisms from in vivo studies or to discern why specific developmental stages or neurotransmitter systems might be especially targeted by CPF.
Ontario will create four new Community Networks of Specialized Care to provide supports for adults with developmental disabilities, Minister of Community and Social Services Sandra Pupatello announced.
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