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Communicating effectively with patients with developmental disabilities
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...Developmental Disabilities: Literature Review Introduction: Good communication plays a pivotal role in the success or otherwise of implementing care plans in people with developmental disabilities. Poor communication between the client, professionals involved, family and other carers, on the contrary, may result in unnecessary stress and the withdrawal of important key individuals from care planning at a later stage (McNaughton et al., 2008, 223-231). Developmental disabilities are characterized by a biologically based abnormal development, a tendency to fixations and preoccupations, and a range of communication abnormalities that may negatively impact... Communicating Effectively with Patients with...
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Cross-Cultural issues in Autism and other Developmental Disabilities
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...Developmental Disabilities Cross- Cultural Issues Developmental Disabilities Autism is one of the most common developmental disorders in America today. It refers to the autism spectrum disorders that are part of the neurodevelopment disorder affecting the sensory processing problems. A child with this condition suffers from various social and language difficulties that include unclear communication efforts and social relations (Bridges, 2004). Other developmental disabilities such as attention-deficit hyperactivity, developmental coordination enuresis among others are normally diagnosed during childhood years. There exists little evidence for an increase in the occurrences... ? Cross- Cultural Issues...
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Obstacles to Sexuality Faced by Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Community Based
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...Developmental Disabilities in Community Based Facilities: An Analysis of Current Research University Name Abstract Individuals with developmental disabilities are still sexual creatures. Given this reality, it is important that their sexuality be taken seriously and that members of the behavioral science community, other stakeholders, family members, and the individuals themselves understand how to more openly discuss this important topic. Individuals with various developmental impairments need more assistance in understand issues of a sexual nature, particularly when it comes to inappropriate and appropriate advances and practices. Community based... ? Obstacles to Sexuality Faced by Adults with...
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The effect of music on peer awareness in preschool age children with developmental disabilities
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...disabilities. Incorporating music in childhood learning activities can help a lot (Sussman, 2009, p 4). Neuroscientists work on the influence of music on the brain will continue giving crucial information necessary in understanding the evolution of the brain and mind. References Drewery, W. (2011). Human Development. Waikato Journal Of Education, 16(3), 9-18. Silberg, Jackie .(2012). The Importance of Music for Children. Retrieved April 5, 2012, from http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/jackie-silberg-importance-of-music/379002449/ Sussman, J. (2009). The Effect of Music on Peer Awareness in Preschool Age Children with Developmental Disabilities. Journal Of Music Therapy, 46(1), 53-68.... MUSIC, PRESCHOOL AGE ...
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Informative speech on the differences in mile stones between a normal person and a person with developmental disabilities
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...developmental disabilities Esteemed ladies and gentlemen, I would like to begin this address by reminding you that, virtually everyone is oblivious of the fact that they have taken a developmental route from birth to where they are. Many people fail to see the fact that the person on a wheelchair would have been them. However, it is important to note that we follow a certain development path that marks whether we are normal or have disabilities. Ollendick and Schroeder (169), define developmental milestones as to the normative ages at which infants and children attain or acquire certain skills and abilities. Childhood... College: The differences in milestones between a normal person and a person with...
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Human Services and Those with Disabilities
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...Developmental Disabilities I.D. Number: Term and Year Instructor’s Name Human Services and Those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Introduction This paper examines the treatment issues faced by those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). Reputed scholarly journal articles have been chosen for this purpose. Recommendations have been made in the section of conclusion to suggest future areas of research and better methodology. Importance of the Problem Due to stringent budgets and insensitive social system, problems related to the health care of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities are a serious... Human Services and Those with Intellectual and...
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Effective Communication with Developmental Disability Patients
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...Developmental Disabilities: Literature Review Introduction: Good communication plays a pivotal role in the success or otherwise of implementing care plans in people with developmental disabilities. Poor communication between the client, professionals involved, family and other carers, on the contrary, may result in unnecessary stress and the withdrawal of important key individuals from care planning at a later stage (McNaughton et al., 2008, 223-231). Developmental disabilities are characterized by a biologically based abnormal development, a tendency to fixations and preoccupations, and a range of communication abnormalities that may negatively impact... Communicating Effectively with Patients with...
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Obtaining services within community
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...developmental disabilities constituted the basis for the enacting of the DD Act of 2000 (Moore, Washington, Ningning, Johnson, Davis, Eugene-Cross & Quinn, 2015). The congress set on the establishment of the Act to set programs for improving the lives the individuals with a developmental disability in the community. Over the past several years, United Sates continues to witness a key transformation in the understanding of having a developmental disability, including the notable move from the medical based models for care to the social models, which incorporate... an interdisciplinary approach to identification, support and delivery of support services and recourses within the community...
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Counseling a Person with Developmental Disability
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...Developmental Disability Introduction People with disabilities often find it hard to be accepted in the society where they belong. They are taken by people not as a part of the society. History has it the in child was born with disability, one was not considered as a member of the society an in case, and they were liable to discrimination and condemnation. In some society, one was even thrown away in the forest to be eaten by the wild animals. Therefore history has not been that kind to individual who had developmental disability. They were considered as omens in the society and therefore the best way to deal with them was to throw them away in the forests. With the rise... Counseling a Person with...
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Intellectual Disabilities
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...disabilities based on ethnic classification in an attempt to absolve parents from blame that it was their fault that their child was intellectually disabled. This was not accepted and was abandoned by Hayden who later proposed three major groups of classification. One was congenital where intellectual disability was caused by brain defects or epilepsy. The second was developmental classification due to stress occurring during a developmental crisis. And the third was accidental as a result of an injury or illness in early childhood. This was later developed into the brain pathology theory of the 1880s and led to the 19th... This paper examines intellectual disabilities in order to provide an overview of ...
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Guest lectures
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...disable and that they feel very strongly against audism, which was defined as the discrimination among people who are deaf. Lecture 4 Reflection What did you learn from the speaker(s)? The speaker, Fred Hobbs, is one of the directors of Imagine, a non-profit organization that offers services to individuals with developmental... Guest Lectures: Personal Reflection al Affiliation Guest Lectures: Personal Reflection Lecture Reflection What did you learn from the speaker(s)? There were actually 4 speakers who are recreation therapists. The important lessons learned were: always be active; which one realized was instrumental in these people’s recovery from their accidents, surgery, or disability. The ability...
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Article Analysis
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...developmental disabilities and autism and were referred... , Volkert and Trosclair (2007), the inappropriate behavior of children can be improved if highly preferred items are used by teachers and parents as children with autism show a clear indication of diversion towards high preferred items. The reinforcers that are highly preferred should be employed for treatment of problem behavior of children. People should be able to assess individual needs by evaluating the preference of each and every child with developmental disabilities or autism. After reading the article by Kodak, Lerman, Volkert and Trosclair (2007), I feel that it is quite strong as the...
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Best practices for teaching literacy for student with significant disabilities
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...developmental disabilities to help them understand the meanings of certain literacy practices that include read-aloud among others. The idea behind the role of opportunities towards gaining access to literally materials relates to the increased quality of life among students suffering from intellectual disabilities. However, the real benefit of increased life benefit will result from the student’s ability to gain the meaning presented from the literally materials as well as the type of text chosen. Providing of grade-appropriate literature will by far ensure that students quality... Best Practices for Teaching Literacy for with Significant Disabilities Outline Introduction- presentation of the problem...
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Resource Collection on Disabilities
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...developmental abnormality of movement and posture normally caused by cerebral lesions, injury or insult. This nonproliferative disorder mainly occurs in prebirth, peribirth or post birth period. It has been estimated that it is one of the major cause of physical disability and worldwide around 0.2% of live births get affected by cerebral... RESOURCE COLLECTION ON DISABILITIES Cerebral Palsy: of characteristics and potential impact on development: Citation: a. http www.mayoclinic.org/cerebral-palsy/treatment.html http://neurology.health-cares.net/cerebral-palsy-treatment.php b. Thorogood, Christine & Alexander, Michael A. (2009) Updated: Mar 11, 2009. Cerebral Palsy. http://emedicine.medsca...
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Developmental casy study
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...developmental disabilities. According to statistics, 50% of all disabilities were accounted by premature deliveries in the United States (National Academies Press 77). This could be the reason why there are evidences of delays in his development. He had trouble walking for a sustainable amount of time. He would stand; take a step, and then drop. William could not learn how to ride a bike well since it was hard for him to keep his balance. It was also challenging for him to catch objects even if he could follow them with his eyes. As compared to the average level of acquiring motor skills, there are deferments in William’s milestones. Lisps...
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Intellectual Disabilities and Complex Needs
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...Disability. Retrieved January 8, 2007, from http://www.nswcid.org.au/systemic/position/health.html Community Services Commission. (2001). Disability, Death and the Responsibility of Care (A Review of the Characteristics and Circumstances of 211 People With Disabilities who Died in Care Between 1991 and 1998 in NSW). Day, K. (1998). Services for Psychiatrically Disordered Mentally Handicapped Adults. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 14: 19-25. Department of Health UK. (2001). Valuing People: A New Strategy for Learning Disability for the 21st Century Chapter 6: "Improving Health... People With Intellectual Disabilities and Complex Needs: A Critical Analyzing People...
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Child Abuse and Neglect of Children with Disabilities
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...disabilities: what we know and what we need to know. Int Rev Res Ment Retard, 35, 251–89 Gilbert, R., Widom, C., Browne, K., Fergusson, D., Webb, E., Janson, S. (2009). Burden and consequences of child maltreatment in high-income countries. Lancet, 373, 68–81. Horner-Johnson, W., & Drum, C. (2006). Prevalence of maltreatment of people with intellectual disabilities: A review of recently published research. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 12, 57−69.... Child Abuse and Neglect of Children with Disabilities Turner, H., Vanderminden, J., Finkelhor, D., Hamby, S., & Shattuck, A. The purpose of the study was to establish associations between different disability types and...
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Discrimination Against Prisoners with Learning Disabilities
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...Disabilities: Toward Inclusion. UK: Elsevier Health Sciences. Greifinger, R.B. (2006) ‘Disabled Prisoners and Reasonable Accommodation.’ Criminal Justice Ethics 25(1), 2+ Leggett, J., Goodman, W., & Dinani, S. (2007) ‘People with learning Disabilities’ Experiences of Being Interviewed by the Police.’ British Journal of Learning Disabilities 35(3), 168-173. Lindsay, W., Taylor, J., & Sturmey, P. (2004) Offenders with Developmental Disabilities. UK: John Wiley & Sons. Malin, N. (1995) Services for People with Learning Disabilities. London: Routledge. Mandelstam, M. (2008... Discrimination against Prisoners with Learning Disabilities Introduction Discrimination of prisoners with learning disability in ...
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Week four project
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...developmental incapacities or disabilities affecting the brain. They result in significant behavioral, communication and social challenges or abnormal response to sensory stimuli. They are classified according to the severity. They include autistic disorder, asperger syndrome and pervasive development disorder. Characteristics of ASD include difficult social interaction, exhibiting social reciprocity, impaired communication, and repetitive behavior. ASD affects 1 in 88 children aged 8... Final Project Matrix Exceptionality Definition ification criteria and characteristics Prevalence Associated educational practices Additional information Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) They are a group of complicated de...
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Students With Disabilities Are Not Meeting the State Mandated Requirements. The Disability Achievement Gap
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...Disability & the Politics of Education: An International Reader (pp. 237-250). Humphrey, N., Lendrum, A., Barlow, A., Wigelsworth, M., & Squires, G. (2013). Achievement for All: Improving psychosocial outcomes for students with special educational needs and disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 341210-1225. doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2012.12.008. McLaughlin, M. J., Embler, S., Hernandez, G., & Caron, E. (2005). No Child Left Behind and Students with Disabilities in Rural and Small Schools. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 24(1), 32-39. Olivert, D. P. (2007). No Child Left Behind Act: Text,...
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History of Dis/Ability Response
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...Developmental Disabilities Summary This website explores the history of disabilities through time, starting from 1500 B.C to the present times. According to this website, there are seven main stages that comprise the history of disabilities. Each of these sections comprises in-depth discussions on the situation of disabilities at that specific period. The first stage is the Ancient era, which dates between 1500 B.C and 475 A.D. The second stage is the Middle Ages Renaissance and Reformation, which dates back to 476 A.D. towards 1500 A.D. The 17th and 18th Centuries is the third stage, while the fourth stage is the Rise... of the Institutions, which dates between 1800-1950. The fifth stage is...
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Developmental Psychology
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...developmental disability characterized by severe withdrawal from reality resulting from the inability to socially relate to others. This disorder has several distinct diagnostic criteria: severe impairments... CHILDHOOD DISORDERS 2007 How do perspectives on childhood disorders help to inform professionals involved in their treatment? Discuss with reference to research. Childhood disorders such as learning and conduct disorders, autism and depression, emotional problems, and many other conditions are likely to be caused by multiple factors that closely interplay with each other. Though the multi-causal approach (i.e. agreement that several factors combine to result in one or other type of disorder) seems...
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Write a critical review of a journal article
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...disabilities specifically the significance of environmental factors in the brain development and function. Article Review The article by T. Schettler focused on the role of environmental factors in the onset of different developmental disabilities. Based on the background information of the article, the importance of the topic is due to the increasing prevalence of related cases which include learning disabilities, ADHD, delays in development and problems related to emotional and behavioral aspects of development. In depth studies are being undertaken due to the different... Article Review Article Review The paper focuses on the review of the article written by T. Schettler regardingdevelopmental...
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Over stimulation in children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may lead to self injurious behavior
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...Developmental Disorder characterized by stereotyped and cyclic behaviors. The disorder mainly affects socialization and communication. The main concern area in autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) children is Self-injurious behaviors (SIBs). SIBs occur more in ASD children as compared to those who are characteristically developing or possess other neuro-developmental disabilities. Research Scientists globally have discovered that Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is a stern, chronic concern influencing approximately 10% to 14% of Autism Spectrum Disorders children. It regularly happens... Over stimulation in children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may lead to self injurious behavior Autismis a...
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Helping Families of Children with Disabilities
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...developmental stages of the child. This empowered parents to implement caregiving strategies with which they were familiar, rather than feeling that parenting a facing implications regarding the way in which children's services are designed and delivered child always required them to learn new and special techniques. Parents perceiving their children in such a manner are thus constrained to tolerated the problematic behaviors exhibited by their children. These parents believe that change may be effected only with the intervention of parents and carers as the condition of their child is a medical problem after all. The psychosocial model of disability related behavior... The Support of Parents and...
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Effective communication with people with disabilities
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...disabilities. All humans are equal despite their physical, mental or developmental condition (Owen & Griffiths, 2009). According to the United Nation Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), all members of the human family deserve inherent dignity and equal inalienable rights. Article 34 calls for the establishment of a committee that will handle all the cases on the rights... ? Effective communication with people with disabilities Introduction: Learning and developing good communication skills with others is very essential in our daily lives. These skills go a long way in helping people cope with different situations and possess the ability of handling different situations....
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Learning disability is a growing problem in the UK
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...Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities. A relatively unexplored conceptual issue is the relationship between learning disabilities and developmental disabilities. This relationship is important to the topic of this article because the emphasis on functionality in the recent UKLD definition (Luckasson et al., 2001) is conceptually similar to that found in the definition of developmental disabilities (Beirne-Smith et al., 2000). Furthermore, Learning Disabilities have... Running Head: CRITICALLY EVALUATE APPLIED BEHAVIOUR ANALYSIS AS A Critically evaluate applied behaviour analysis as a method of reducing behaviour analysis in people with learning disabilities [Writer's Name] [Institution's Name] ...
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Lifelong Learning College Essay
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...disabilities including educational, vocational, medical, and psychiatric systems. Diagnosis: The paired processes of diagnosis and classification of these developmental disorders characterized by disability in many spheres of function are fundamental to intervention. The diagnostic process includes all of the activities in which a clinician engages in trying to understand the nature of an individual's difficulty. The result of this process is often a narrative account, a portrait of the individual's past, the current problems, and the ways in which these problems can be related to each other and to possible underlying causes. In the course of diagnostic process... Lifelong Learning Introduction: For...
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Delegation
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...Developmental Perspective. (2015). EBSCO Publishing, pp. 28-62. Odom, S. L. (2009). Handbook of developmental disabilities. New York: Guilford. Rayner, C. (2011). Teaching students with autism to tie a shoelace knot using video prompting and backward chaining. Developmental Neurorehabilitatio, Pp. 339-347.... al affiliation Delegation One of most complex skills required by nurses is delegation (Weydt, . It is a skill that needs sophisticated clinical judgment and a final accountability of the patient’s care. Effective delegation is based on the understanding of the idea of authority, accountability, and responsibility. Delegation is crucial for nurses because it prevents burnout and helps in training...
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The use of psychotropic medication still has a place in the treatment of challenging behaviour in adults with intellectual disab
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...developmental disabilities. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 79,139-146. Arshad, S., Winterhalder, R., Underwood, L., Kelesidi, K., 2011. Epilepsy and intellectual disability: Does epilepsy increase the likelihood of co-morbid psychopathology? Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32, 353-357. Baglio, C., 2010. Evidence and impact of expectancies associated with psychotropic medication reductions in persons with mental retardation. Olivet Nazarene University. Bradley, E. and Cheetham, T., 2010. The use of psychotropic medication... ?The use of psychotropic medication still has a place in the treatment of challenging behaviour in adults with intellectual disability. Critically discuss this statement with...
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American with Disabilities Act of 1990
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...developmental disabilities into mainstream society through integrative efforts. The Fair Housing Act of 1968 was also amended in 1988 in order to protect people with disabilities by providing them with housing opportunities on a more reasonable scale. Based on the evidence presented above it is obvious that before the ADA was taken into legislation there were already strong grounds to install it. The two decades leading up to the ADA were instrumental in shaping public opinion over disability. The changed opinion of people as per disability recognised that disabled individuals possess human potential and are competent enough to govern their own lives. The goals of public policy were changed... ? American ...
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Needs of people with disabilities in Health and Social Care
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...disability People with intellectual disability Learn and process information more slowly and they have difficulty with abstract concepts such as money, time and the subtleties of interpersonal interactions. The kind of support and assistance therefore they require depends on their cognitive ability, expectations on them within particular environments and whether they have other associated developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy, autism or sensory impairments. Each one of us is unique. Our status in terms of health wise provides a guide as to how quickly we are able to adapt... Needs of people with disabilities in Health and Social Care People with intellectual disabilities have the same right...
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Critically explore the evidence evaluating the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions in offender treatment programmes commo
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...developmental infirmities, shifting the emphasis of research from organizations in particular to the society in general (Taylor and Lindsay 2005). Consequent to this practise, there have been noteworthy growth in the magnitude of studies on assessment, management, and provision systems of lawbreakers with developmental infirmity or mental disorder (Steele et.al 2006); a significant amount of this research shows that developments are beginning to support clinical work in the area of offenders with developmental disabilities. The essay will concentrate on bitterness... ?Introduction The practice of de alization has revolutionized the nature of study and researches that are carried on convicts with...
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Early Intervention
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...disabilities. References Marcenko, M. O., & Meyers, J. C. (1991). Mothers of children with developmental disabilities: Who shares the burden?. Family Relations, 186-190. Miller, N. B. (1994). Nobodys perfect: Living and growing with children who have special needs. Paul H Brookes Publishing Company.... Early intervention due: Early intervention Brandie Martine’s presentation displays ways in which the family can be involved in helping the child deal with the condition. It also helps to enhance the family’s capacity to meet the need of the child. Brandie shows areas in which parents should be keen on so as to know whether the child requires EI or not. The areas to focus on are; communication,...
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Critically evaluate the extent to which prisoners with learning disabilities are discriminated against in the criminal justice system( prison.)
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...disabilities and likewise render adequate developmental assistance to them as a reforming measure (Prison Reform Trust, 2009). The overall ratio of prisoners in Irish prisons is also observed to be non-negligible as in the case of prisons in Wales and England (Gabhann, 2011). Appleby (2010), in this context affirmed that both from social and ethical perspectives, prisons should be termed as an erroneous place for offenders who are suffering from learning disabilities along with any other prisoners facing similar mental health related problems. It is in this context that government should adopt... Critically Evaluate the Extent to Which Prisoners with Learning Disabilities Are Discriminated ...
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Improving the General Health of People with Learning Disabilities
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...Developmental disabilities: Comparison of institutional and community residents, Mental Retardation, 36, 386–391 Chadwick, D, (1996) new options for treatment of epilepsy: top mate in perspective: Epilepsies, 38, 20–44. Minihan M. & Dean H, (1999) Meeting the needs for health services of persons with mental Retardation living in the community: American Journal of Public Health, 80, 1043–1048. Kerr, M, & Dunstan, F. (1996) Attitudes of general practitioners to people with a learning Disability: British Journal of General Practice, pp 92–94. Kerr, M. & Glover G. (1996) Primary care for people with an intellectual disability:...
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Proven research based teaching methods to meet the needs of students with Learning Disabilities in the middle grades
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...developmental disabilities. Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 33, 95-107 Lynch, E. M., & Jones, S. D. (1989) Process and product: A review of the research on LD childrens writing skills. Learning Disability Quarterly, 12, 74-86 Maher... Proven research based teaching methods to meet the needs with Learning Disabilities in the middle grades Chapter I – ment of the problem Special education for students with learning disabilities has had a relatively short, but always controversial, history. Before the 1960s, few public schools concerned themselves with students who, despite normal intellectual abilities and opportunities to learn, had significant problems with sch...
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Transition Plans for Special Education Students
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...developmental disability, (34.2), 163-172. The successful implementation of special education planning requires the use of different professionals and individuals within the education sector with special abilities and responsibilities. Such professionals... Transition Plans in Special Education Jennifer Redford Brandman EDUU 688 Transition plans in special education: Do school districts practice student-centered collaboration in the student transition planning process? Annotated bibliography Article 1: Michaels, C. and Ferrara, D. (2005). Promoting post-school success for all: The role of collaboration in person-centered transition planning. Journal of Education and Psychological Consultation. (16.4): 27...
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Critical Appraisal
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...developmental disabilities (2011) and not intellectual deficiencies, as is intended in the evaluated article. Publication bias is present here as the information not related to the article has... Critical Appraisal: Strengths and weaknesses in reading skills of youth with intellectual disabilities Critical Appraisal The article ‘Strengths andWeaknesses in reading skills of Youth with intellectual disabilities’ by Channell, Loveall and Conners (2013), is critically appraised here. The article aims to investigate the strong and weak areas when it comes to the reading skills of children and how intellectual disabilities hinder in these skills. Intellectual disability (ID) is identified when an individual...
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Critical Appraisal
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...developmental disabilities (2011) and not intellectual deficiencies, as is intended in the evaluated article. Publication bias is present here as the information not related to the article has... Critical Appraisal: Strengths and weaknesses in reading skills of youth with intellectual disabilities Critical Appraisal The article ‘Strengths andWeaknesses in reading skills of Youth with intellectual disabilities’ by Channell, Loveall and Conners (2013), is critically appraised here. The article aims to investigate the strong and weak areas when it comes to the reading skills of children and how intellectual disabilities hinder in these skills. Intellectual disability (ID) is identified when an individual...
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Green Pastures
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...developmental disabilities. Using a four bed-room house Green Pastures is able to provide services for these six children, as well as a short-term service for parents who may need a well deserved break. They also provide training for people who are interested in caring for children with disabilities. Green Pastures uses a unique system to help fully meet every child’s needs. Using a three pronged individualized system, Green Pastures is able to fully customize their programs to each and every single child. Green Pastures makes a specialized schooling plan, home program, and tutoring program... Green Pastures is a unique ministry program that has developed to help the families caring for children with...
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Emotional Disabilities
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...disability (Doty, 20003). With regards to history, a child or student to be eligible for emotional disability, pertinent evaluations are conducted. The school must conduct psychological testing by a trained school psychologist and the testing includes cognitive testing and social/emotional measures through rating scales, interviews and observations (School Psychologist Files, 2006-2007). In addition, to rule out environmental factors, a socio-cultural evaluation is done by a social worker with a parent of the child to determine a developmental history (School Psychologist Files, 2006-2007). Another issue that poses... Emotional Disabilities Many issues such concerning children with emotional...
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Lifelong Learning
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...developmental disabilities and the lifelong issues related to it. Developmental disabilities affect an individual’s existence in various aspects such as physical, cognitive, social, and emotional. These are disabilities that have manifested before age 22. It may be present at birth or have been caused by any kind of trauma... ?Lifelong Learning Some children are born with exceptional demands. Unlike others, they need more assistance in successfully going through the different stages of development. Hence, their systems of education require teamwork of diverse institutions. In a community, it is innate to tap resources from possible sectors to support other members. This paper specifically delves into...
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Disease
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...disability in the intellectual system as well as in developmental delays. Down syndrome is the most common genetic disorder and has an epidemiological prevalence rate of one in every one thousand births. Etiology of Down syndrome The cells of the human contain 23 pairs of chromosomes, each pair of the chromosomes are inherited from each parent. During cell division of each pair of the chromosomes from either parent, a genetic malfunction can occur resulting... alterations of Down syndrome Children born with Down syndrome often have intellectual and physical disabilities. At adult age, a person with Down syndrome present with an IQ equivalent of a nine-year-old. Often,...
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1st Autism
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...Developmental Disabilities, 46(3), 470-476. http://eds.a.ebscohost.com.db03.linccweb.org/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=32969196-3d26-4324-bd5e-c8e3b08de747%40sessionmgr4005&vid=0&hid=4113 Stephenson, J., & Carter, M. (2011). Use of Multisensory Environments in Schools for Students with Severe Disabilities: Perceptions from Schools. Education & Training in Autism & Developmental Disabilities, 46(2), 276-290. http://eds.a.ebscohost.com.db03.linccweb.org/ehost/detail/detail?sid=5f87bac5-b535-4145-829a-d14bd06c961d@sessionmgr4002&vid=0&hid=4113&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ==... Historical, legal and unethical practices in education of children and adults with autism Sur s Mental development disorders, which ...
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Equality and Diversity
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...disabilities. The key principles of these normalization standards entail the legislative response to dealing with the developmentally disabled. The 1970 Education Act the 1981 Green Paper and the 1983 Government Circular on Community Care, the King's Fund programme An Ordinary Life (1980, 1984), and more recently the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act and the 2001 White Paper Valuing People have systematically helped to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. In the process it has embodied a strong push towards the deinstitutionalization... The notion that equality and diversity are mutually exclusive is one that has raised much concern especially within contemporary British society. Ithas ...
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The Interprofessional Working Environment with Vulnerable Adult with Learning Disabilities
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...developmental disabilities to help them improve their ability to do everyday tasks at home and at work (BLS, 2005) with the goal to make clients have independent, productive, healthy and satisfying lives. Discussions The Deaprtment of Health through the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom provide for the necessary support in order to attain a holistic output in all efforts undertaken by both the health and social services sector. As the agency mutate and change over time adopting new policies and programs and discarding those... The Interprofessional Working Environment with Vulnerable Adult with Learning Disabilities INTRODUCTION As individuals, families and communities come in to...
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The Social and Academic Impacts on Children with Disabilities who are Receiving Inclusion in Schools
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...disability”. IN D. Biklen, D. Ferguson, & A. Ford (Eds.), Schooling and disability” Chicago: National Society for the Study of Education, pp 108-140. * Hamre, B and Oyler, C, 2004. “Preparing teachers for the inclusive classroom” Journal of teacher Education, 55(2): 154-163 * Kemp, Coral and Carter, Mark, 2006. “Active and passive task related behavior, Direction following and the inclusion of children with disabilities.” Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 41(1): 14-27 * Kochar, C.A., West, L.L. and Taymans, J.M., 2000. “Successful inclusion: practical strategies for a shared responsibility.” NJ: Prentice Hall * Lieberman, L, 1985... Inclusion of children with...
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...developmental disabilities ageing between 4-6 3boys and 1 girl No observations made Survey Training sessions to determine constant time delay procedures, use of small-group teaching arrangements to evaluate individual criteria... LITERATURE REVIEW ON IMPROVING READING FLUENCY Due Literature Review Matrix Year The purpose of the study is… (one sentence, your own words) Subjects/ Participants Measurement Instruments Intervention(s) Outcomes/ Results Critique & Comments Observation Interview or Survey Academic Performance Measure 1. Krohn, K. R., Skinner, C. H., Fuller, E. J., & Greear, C. 2012 Using taped interventions to target basic numeracy skills 4 kindergarten students (two boys and two girls) 3 His...
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...Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) network set out to investigate the spread of ASD within the US. The ADDM had numerous goals that they intended to accomplish through this research. First, the network intended to provide an accurate count of the number of children that suffered from ASD within the sample sites. Secondly, it was their intention to provide a comparative study on the prevalence of the disease within the chosen sites and to identify any changes within the research time framework. Lastly, ADDM intended to study the prevalence of the disorders within various groups of children in the public sector (Baio, 2012). To achieve... ? Autism Spectrum Disorders College: Autism Spectrum...
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