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EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION TERMINOLOGY

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Lack of Bonding Listen to this term in Navajo Listen to this term in Navajo

An inadequate relationship or lack of emotional attachment between a parent and child that creates difficulty in parent-child interaction

Navajo Term for Lack of Bonding

(baby/child, not, bonding to one)

Navajo Term for Lack of Bonding

(not, bonding to one another)


Language Development Listen to this term in Navajo

The process of acquiring verbal expression and comprehension for the purpose of communication

Navajo Term for Language Development

(word/language, with it, it is, will be, acquiring and learning)


Learning Disability Listen to this term in Navajo

A disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language (spoken or written), which may show difficulty in listening, thinking, speaking, reading, writing, spelling, or math. These learning problems can not be as a primary result of environmental, cultural, or economic disadvantages

Navajo Term for Learning Disability

(at school, learning, by it, toward him/her, disability)

Navajo Term for Learning Disability

(upon one’s learning, deficient/not able to, he/she is)

Examples: Óltaß (reading), naßazoh (writing), ahíßii dzóóh (mathematics), saad yíhooãßaah (language acquisition)


Low Birth Weight Listen to this term in Navajo

A phrase used to describes a child, who has a birth weight of less than 1250 grams, less than 3 pounds.

 

(premature at birth)