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    In this research I will be talking on the behalf of the developmental disability population and will be telling you a little bit of their story and what they and peoples with great heart have had to endure in their life. They are fighters who fight and struggle to live while others tell them they can 't. All they want is to be treated like a human being because that is what they are! From the earliest times, they have lived in the shadows and have been stepped over by those who think they are superior. Organization have been formed in order to get the best plan to help to this special population. Developmentally disable people deserve the most normal life they can get because they may have some struggles, but they are capable. Developmental…

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    Populations that deal with increasing vulnerability to health disparities and may withstand increased barriers when receiving primary care are individuals with developmental disabilities. There are approximately 54 million people in the United States that have some type of medical, developmental, or physical disability (Buttaro, Trybulski, Bailey, & Sandberg-Cook, 2013). These disabling conditions may range from physical, emotional, or mental limitations. The physical impairments can include…

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    Bonnie and Global Developmental Delay The Australian school system has become very accustomed to providing inclusive education over the last two decades. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) around 7% or 288, 300 Australian children aged between 0 and 14 years old have some level of disability (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIWH, 2012). The most common form of disability being intellectual; with a reported 161,000 children, an estimated 3.9%, recorded in the…

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    What is a developmental disability? A developmental disability is a mental or physical impairment which is chronic and begins before an individual reaches adulthood. There are many different types of developmental disabilities. They include Intellectual Disability (ID), epilepsy, autism, and cerebral palsy, which is the disorder this paper will be focusing on (CA.Gov 2013). Cerebral Palsy is an impairment in the area of the brain that controls muscle tone and movement. Cerebral Palsy does not…

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    What is an Intellectual and Developmental Disability? According to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDDs): Condition Information, and Intellectual Disability- Center for Parent Information and Resources, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities are limitations in mental functioning that is present at birth that can affect a person’s emotional, physical, or intellectual development and multiple body parts or systems. For example, Intellectual and Developmental disabilities can…

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    On mn.gov, there is a power-point called Parallels in Time “A History of Developmental Disabilities”. The power-point consist of 7 sections which are titled: Ancient Era (1500 B.C.- 475 A.D), The Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation (476 A.D – 1500 A.D), 17th and 18th Centuries, The Rise of the Institution (1800-1950), The Reawakening (1950 – 1980), The Independent Living Movement (1970 – Present), and The Self- Advocacy Movement (1980 – Present). Within each sections there are either…

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    not stop him from accomplish things most people could only dream off. According to the film the main character was born with a developmental disability in the form of Autism, which I think it’s a mild case, otherwise he wouldn’t have been able to function the way he did throughout the movie. Even though the developmental disability itself is never mention during the movie, the symptoms, behaviors, and deficits are obvious, making the character fall somewhere in the ASD. The film overall…

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    I am Sam, is a movie about a men who has an intellectual disability, also known as a developmental disability. It is also, about a loving and kind relationship between a father and a daughter. Sam has the IQ, of an average seven old child. In the movie a lawyer says that Sam has autistic tendencies. Sam takes in a homeless woman, because she needed a place to sleep and they have a little girl together. Sam becomes a single father, after the homeless woman leaves Sam. He has a little girl, named…

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    intellectual disability, where part of her brain never developed properly. Kenzie is a graduate from New Ulm Public High School and is currently employed at Enterprise in New Ulm, Minnesota. I took Kenzie to Mall of America for her first time, where we spent the day shopping and doing things Kenzie enjoyed. Kenzie’s diagnosis wasn’t discovered until she was a few years old and wasn’t meeting developmental goals. Kenzie’s intellectual disability is moderate, where she struggles with learning,…

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    paragraphs later he completely contradicts himself. Fairman wrote, “for centuries, mental illness and disabilities. . . were thought to be the work of devils and demons. . . shame was often attached to individuals and their families.” Just two paragraphs following Fairman writes, “The N-word invokes some of the foulest chapters in our nations history: “retard” however harsh, pales in comparison.” Downright negating himself both words portray extremely foul chapters in America’s history. He…

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