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1.What is mental retardation?
2.What is the #1 cause?
3.What are the three degrees of mental retardation?
1.for some reason the brain does not develop fully
2.F.A.S.(fetal alcohol syndrome)
3.Severe(infant-like)Trainable(can learn simple skills)Educable(virtually normal w/minor deficiencies)
1.What is the definition of a handicap?
2.What are the eight handicaps recognized by Minnesota?
1.Something that limits or restricts you and can be pysical, mental, social is temporary or permanent.
2.Hearing, vision, physical, speech, mental, learning, traumatic brain injury, social.
1.What is a siezure?
2.What is seizure first aid?
3.What are the two diffferent kinds of siezures?
1.Abnormal electricity in the brain that cause a temporary loss of physical and mental control.(epilepsy is disease)
2.Step 1 Airway open
2 Keep from harm
3 Don't embarass them
3.petit mal(small "petite"
grand mal(large "grand"
1.What is cerebral palsy?
2.What is rabies?
3.What is polio?
1.An injury to motor area of brain, causes partial/full paralysis.
2.A virus that causes an infection to the brain, comes from infected animal saliva. if virus is active, it kills 100% of the time
3.A virus destroys motor neurons, causes varying degrees of paralysis, there is a vaccine
1.What is MS?
1.Multiple sclerosis, covering of nerve fibers is damaged, can be auto immune
Definition of
1.Brain
2.Spinal Cord
3.Neurons
4.Dendrites
5.Axons
6.Synapse
1.Thinking organ
2.Non-thinking life-line
3.Cells of the nervous system
4.Treelike, carry impulses to neuron
5.Scorpion-tail like, carry impulses away from neurons.
6.Space between neurons.
Types of Neurons
1.Sensory
2.Central
3.Motor
1.Recieve information
2.Switchboard of spinal cord
3.Attach to muscles for movement
Parts of Brain
1.Cerebrum
2.Cerebellum
3.Medulla
1.speech, motor control, reason, think
2.balance,muscle coordination
3.vital organs(lungs, heart)must have to survive
Define
1.Obsession
2.Psychosis
3.Schizophrenia
4.Paranoid
1.an idea or thought that sticks with you, pleasent or NOT can lead to OCD
2.(insane)lose touch with reality and don't know it
3.can not think normally, life becomes make believe, split personality
4.Someone or something is out to get you