Oct 11, 2016

New Neurodevelopmental Listing

     From Social Security's new mental impairment Listings effective January 17, 2017:
12.11 Neurodevelopmental disorders (see 12.00B9), satisfied by A and B:
     A. Medical documentation of the requirements of paragraph 1, 2, or 3:
          1. One or both of the following:
           a. Frequent distractibility, difficulty sustaining attention, and difficulty organizing tasks; or
            b. Hyperactive and impulsive behavior (for example, difficulty remaining seated, talking excessively, difficulty waiting, appearing restless, or behaving as if being “driven by a motor”).
        2. Significant difficulties learning and using academic skills; or
       3. Recurrent motor movement or vocalization. [So in the original; must be typo. They only had a few years to work on it.]
     B. Extreme limitation of one, or marked limitation of two, of the following areas of mental functioning (see 12.00F):
          1. Understand, remember, or apply information (see 12.00E1).
          2. Interact with others (see 12.00E2).
          3. Concentrate, persist, or maintain pace (see 12.00E3).
         4. Adapt or manage oneself (see 12.00E4).

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