Specific developmental disorder

, ICD9|315

Specific developmental disorders categorizes specific learning disabilities and developmental disorders affecting coordination.

ICD-10 taxonomy

The tenth revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) has four categories of specific developmental disorder: specific developmental disorders of speech and language, specific developmental disorders of scholastic skills, specific developmental disorder of motor function, and mixed specific developmental disorder.

pecific developmental disorders of speech and language

* Specific speech articulation disorder (F80.0)
* Expressive language disorder (F80.1)
* Receptive language disorder (F80.2)
* Acquired aphasia with epilepsy "Landau-Kleffner syndrome" (F80.3)
* Other developmental disorders of speech and language (F80.8)
** Lisping
* Developmental disorder of speech and language, unspecified (F80.9)

pecific developmental disorders of scholastic skills (SDDSS)

* Specific reading disorder (F81.0)
* Specific spelling disorder (F81.1)
* Specific disorder of arithmetical skills (F81.2)
* Mixed disorder of scholastic skills (F81.3)
* Other disorders of scholastic skills (F81.8)
* Developmental disorder of scholastic skills, unspecified (F81.9)

pecific developmental disorder of motor function

* Specific developmental disorder of motor function (F82)

Mixed specific developmental disorder

* Mixed specific developmental disorder (F83)

DSM-IV-TR taxonomy

The text revision of the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) categorizes specific developmental disorders as communication disorders, learning disorders, and motor skills disorders. They are all "Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence," which also includes pervasive developmental disorders (i.e., the autism spectrum), attention-deficit and disruptive behavior disorders, feeding and eating disorders, tic disorders, elimination disorders, and other disorders like selective mutism, separation anxiety disorder, and reactive attachment disorder.

Learning Disorders

* Mathematics Disorder (315.1)
* Reading Disorder (315.0)
* Disorder of Written Expression (315.2)
* Learning Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (315.9)

Motor Skills Disorders

* Developmental Coordination Disorder (315.4)

Communication Disorders

* Expressive Language Disorder (315.31)
* Phonological Disorder(315.39)
* Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder (315.32)
* Stuttering (307.0)
* Communication Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (307.9)

External links

* [http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/actearly/autism.html CDC's "Learn the Signs. Act Early.” campaign] - Information for parents on early childhood development and developmental disabilities

ee also

* Developmental disability
* Pervasive developmental disorder
* Learning disability
* Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
* Picture thinking


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