Cognitive Deficits (cont.)
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Self-Care at Home for Cognitive Deficits
Some children and adults with cognitive deficits might need only minimal support at home, while others with more significant deficits may need more help. A parent or caregiver should focus early on helping a child to develop skills to care for himself or herself.
Knowing the developmental abilities of a child is helpful to ensure that learning and adaptive demands are reasonable and that appropriate supports are in place to help the child be successful.
Medical Treatment for Cognitive Deficits
No medical treatment exists for cognitive deficits; however, the following may be indicated:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/9/2015
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