Definition: A behavioral and/or emotional disorder of children and adolescence (defined by Medical-Dictionary)


Examples of a Cognitive Disorder:
  • Major Depression Disorder
    • A mood disorder characterized by profound feelings of sadness or despair (defined by Medical-Dictionary)
  • Autism
    • Affects a child ability to interact and communicate with others (defined by Mayoclinic)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)/ Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Controversial childhood mental disorders with onset before age seven, and characterized by inattention by hyperactivity and impulsiveness or by a combination of both types of behavior (defined by Medical-Dictionary

Assistive Technology:
  • Writing Templates
    • Can be used for people who have difficulties with writing
  • Voice Recognition Software
    • Can be used by people who are physically, visually, or hearing impaired
  • Electronic Books
    • For people who cannot read complex text
  • Highlighted Text
    • Can be used for people who need help focusing on one thing
  • On-Screen Scanning Calculator
    • Can be used for people who cannot understand certain ways to put information into a calculator
  • Adaptive Driving Equipment
    • Can be used by people who cannot get to places by themselves
  • Power Scooter or Cart
    • Can be used for recreational purposes
  • Screen Color Contrast
    • Can be used by people who are visually impaired
  • Screen Flash or Alert Systems
    • Can be used by people who are hearing impaired to help them see when they are getting a phone call, fire alarm, etc.