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EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION TERMINOLOGY

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Cause Listen to this term in Navajo

A reason or condition that has brought about the developmental delay or disability in a child resulting his/her current conditions.

Navajo Term for Cause

(the thing that cause him/her, on one, something that cause a problem)


Cerebral Palsy Listen to this term in Navajo

A disability resulting from damage to the brain (central nervous system) before, during, or after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances.

Navajo Term for Cerebral Palsy

(children, brain, spinal cord, inside it, was injured/damaged)


Ceremony Listen to this term in Navajo

A healing ritual performed by a traditional medicine person to diagnose and treat a patient to restore harmony with nature and to restore physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual strength.

Navajo Term for Ceremony

(Navajo, their ceremonies)


Child Development Listen to this term in Navajo

The progressive and orderly changes in a child's motor, cognitive, language, social, and adaptive abilities.

Navajo Term for Child Development

(children, with him/her, developing)


Child Find Listen to this term in Navajo

An activity to locate, identify, and refer children (birth to 5 years of age) who are at risk for developmental delays or in need of special services (i.e., education, medical, social services, etc.)

Navajo Term for Child Find

(children, screening and referring, with them, work)


Child Growth

The physical growth of children.

Navajo Term for Child Growth

(a child, in reference to growth)


Child Protective Services Listen to this term in Navajo

Services that concentrate on ensuring that a child's needs (i.e., health, social, welfare, safety etc.,) are met and to guarantee that he/she is not within a situation which can be of danger to him/her.

Navajo Term for Child Protective Services

(children, for them, care, with it, service)

Navajo Term for Child Protective Services

(children, looking after them, with them, services)


Chronic Ear Infection Listen to this term in Navajo

Serious infection of the middle ear which if not treated immediately, or correctly, can and will result in hearing loss.

Navajo Term for Chronic Ear Infection

(ears, on it, something the matter, just, with it, time extends/continues)

Navajo Term for Chronic Ear Infection

(just, very much, his/her inner ear, pus, infections)

Navajo Term for Chronic Ear Infection

(very much, seriously, his/her inner ear, painful)


Chronic Lung Disease Listen to this term in Navajo

A serious heart/lung condition where a harmful disease develops, also medically known as bronchio-pulmonary dysphasia.

Navajo Term for Chronic Lung Disease

(very much, seriously, his/her lungs, on it, something the matter)


Chronological Age Listen to this term in Navajo

The exact age of a person based on date and year of birth.

Navajo Term for Chronological Age

(children, their age)


Cleft Lip Listen to this term in Navajo

Congenital anomaly involving incomplete fusion of the lip and gums in the midline of the face.

Navajo Term for Cleft Lip

(baby, his/her lips, just not, grows together, at birth)


Cleft Palate Listen to this term in Navajo

Congenital anomaly involving incomplete fusion of the palate in the midline of the mouth.

Navajo Term for Cleft Palate

(baby, palate, just not, grows together, at birth)


Clinical Psychologist (Ph.D.) Listen to this term in Navajo

Person who specializes in helping others utilizing therapy, behavior management, cognitive - behavior techniques, etc. These individuals deal with mental disorders.

Navajo Term for Clinical Psychologist

(doctor, mind/thoughts, one who does evaluation)


Cognitive Development Listen to this term in Navajo

The progressive and orderly change to a child's thinking such as mental processes of perception, memory, judgement, and reasoning.

Navajo Term for Cognitive Development

(children's thought/mind, and their learning, development)


Collaboration Listen to this term in Navajo

A term used to describe agencies, organizations and individuals working with one another cooperatively to ensure that a child's and family's needs are met through adequate services.

Navajo Term for Collaboration

(working together, respectfully)


Communication Listen to this term in Navajo

Understanding others and letting others know what you want.

Navajo Term for Communication

(speaking and comprehension, process)


Community-Based services Listen to this term in Navajo

Providing services to children and families in their communities.

Navajo Term for Community_based Services

(just, at one’s community, one who will help (services), with one, places, work in progress)

Navajo Term for Community_based Services

(just, in the community, people, with them, work/services)


Community Health Service Areas

Navajo Terms for Community Health Service Areas


Conduct Disorder

A behavioral illness that causes one to act or behave inappropriately or in an unusual manner.

Navajo Term for Conduct Disorder

(just not, according to good behavior, one carries on)

Navajo Term for Conduct Disorder

(those with conduct disorder)

Navajo Term for Conduct Disorder

(his/her behavior, got too much/out of hand)


Confidentiality Listen to this term in Navajo

Protection, in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws, if personally identifiable information including, but not limited to written information.

Navajo Term for Confidentiality

(laws/policy, by it, confidential, not told)


Congenital Listen to this term in Navajo

A disease, deformity, or deficiency existing at or dating from birth, which may be the result of heredity, or of a pathologic condition following conception

Navajo Term for Congenital

(body, on it, something the matter, with it, hereditary)


Consent for services Listen to this term in Navajo

The parent agrees and grants permission prior to an initial evaluation or assessment, as well as initiating early intervention or preschool special education services. The granting of consent is voluntary on the part of the parent and may be revoked at any time. The parent must be informed (in the parent's native language or other appropriate mode of communication) of all information relevant to the activity for which consent is sought.

Navajo Term for Consent for Services

(I will be helped, one wants to, by it, consent, one agrees to it)

Navajo Term for Consent for Services

(wishing to, one wants to, by it, consent, one agrees to it)


Culturally Sensitive Listen to this term in Navajo

An appreciation and respect for cultural variations, as well as groups and individual differences.

Navajo Term for Culturally Sensitive

(with one’s, culture, based on it, people, with one, appreciates, by it, one is aware of it)

Navajo Term for Culturally Sensitive

(Navajo, their cultural beliefs, about them, one is aware of them)