the reeducation, therapeutic treatment, or study of children with emotional and behavioral problems, conducted by psychologists, teachers, or other trained specialists.
the counselling of emotionally disturbed children
[chahyld-hoo d] /ˈtʃaɪld hʊd/ noun 1. the state or period of being a . 2. the early stage in the existence of something: the childhood of the human race. /ˈtʃaɪldhʊd/ noun 1. the condition of being a child; the period of life before puberty n. “period of life from birth to puberty,” Old English cildhad; […]
- Childhood muscular dystrophy
childhood muscular dystrophy n. See pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy.
[chahyl-ding] /ˈtʃaɪl dɪŋ/ adjective, Archaic. 1. bearing ; pregnant.
[chahyl-dish] /ˈtʃaɪl dɪʃ/ adjective 1. of, like, or befitting a child: childish games. 2. puerile; weak; silly: childish fears. /ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ/ adjective 1. in the manner of, belonging to, or suitable to a child 2. foolish or petty; puerile: childish fears adj. Old English cildisc “proper to a child;” see child + -ish. Meaning “puerile, immature, […]