Rhett Disease Case Study

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Before learning about Physical Education and Kinesiology, I did not have a mindset of learning about neurodevelopmental disorders. My heart and goals were learning about Physical Therapy. After a while, my mindset and goal changed. When looking more into the PEAK major and I took the Occupational Therapy route. I realize that chemistry classes were not my forte. That is when I looked more into Occupational Therapy and started learning that neurodevelopmental disorders are one of the important aspect of Occupational Therapy including motor skills of everyday life. Neurodevelopmental disorders are an assembly of conditions that develop in the brain or central nervous system. To go more in depth of what neurodevelopmental disorders affects, it …show more content…
Therefore, genetics, immune disorders, physical trauma, alcoholic and or environmental factors are all aspects of what an infant can develop. Children can also develop disorders at an early age and because of that, neurodevelopment disorders are highly important. They are important because, once properly diagnosis, whatever the disorder may be, the infant or child can get proper treatment. Furthermore, in this paper, I will be covering Rhett disease, , what gastrointestinal disorders in children does in neurodevelopmental disabilities, what sickle cell does in children with neurodevelopment disorders, and what psychiatric disorders and down syndrome does in adolescents and young adults. This paper will only contain abstracts of my own doings for each journal I have obtained for this study. I will not be going into depth with every single disorder that is within a neurodevelopment disorder such as Mendelsohn’s Syndrome or …show more content…
Families with a son or daughter were picked through a British Isle Rett Syndrome Survey. They were sent a consent form and 2 questionnaire pack. One pack was for a person with RTT, covering early development, current skills, health and behavioral skills (Cianfagione, 2015). The second packet was for various aspects of family experience (Cianfagion, 2015). Overall, ninety-two participants (ninety-one female and one male) completed the questionnaire. Tragically, the one male was not included due to passing away. The ages ranged from four to forty-seven; forty-three were children and 48 were adults. Regression was found in 95.6% of the participants. In the contrast group (n=66), the participants matched for gender, chronological age, mobility, the self-help skills of feeding, washing and dressing and the use of words (Cianfagion, 2015). Yet, the contrast group compromised individuals who had Cornelia de Lange Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, Cri du Chat Syndrome, 1p36 deletion syndrome, Smith Magenis

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