We understand you may encounter some unfamiliar terms during appointments or while exploring treatment options for your child. Use this glossary for definitions and abbreviations of common terms.

  • Adjusted Age or Corrected Age
  • BAER - Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response
  • CP - Cerebral Palsy
  • MAI - Movement Assessment Index of Infant
  • Bayley Test - Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development. Used to measure mental and motor development and test behavior of children from 12 to 42 months of age.
  • IVH - Intraventricular hemorrhage
  • ECMO - Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • GA - Gestational age
  • CLD - Chronic lung disease
  • HIE - Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
  • INO - Inhaled Nitric Oxide
  • MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • PVL - Periventricular Leukomalacia
  • VER - Visual Evoked Response