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    Down syndrome - People with down syndrome often share the same characteristics of facial features, short stature, shorter lifespan, slower development and learning capabilities. They are often victims to respiratory diseases, early Alzheimer’s, leukemia, vision problems, and hearing defects. This mutation is caused by the mother’s age or the result of nondisjunction in father’s chromosome 21(extra copy of chromosome 21). Patau syndrome - Patau syndrome causes serious defects to the eye, brain,…

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    Down’s syndrome is a disease that many feel affect the caretaker and family more than the person who actually suffers from it. 92 percent of mothers who find out they have a child with Down syndrome choose to abort the child. At this time there were no tests to determine whether or not a baby could have certain disease or birth defects, so when this mother bore her child she knew there was something wrong. Her fears were later reassured when she found out her son had Down’s syndrome. It is a…

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    chromosome 21, this is referred to a developmental disorder known as Down’s Syndrome or Trisomy 21. An individual with Down’s have three copies of their genes instead of two, therefore disturbing the control of protein production within cells. It is so common and widespread that 1 out of every 800 to 1,000 babies are affected by Down’s Syndrome (FamilyDoctor). This means, according to the article entitled “Down Syndrome” from the University of Utah, “400,000 babies in the U.S have Down’s”. It is…

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    The first client information you are reviewing pertains to Maddie. Maddie has a diagnosis of Down syndrome (2pts). Based on your resources, this diagnosis is due to an extra chromosome on the 21st chromosome (short answer response here – 5 pts) which would be considered a pediatric genetic condition (2pts) disorder. This disorder is characterized by characteristic facial features such as slanted eyes, skinfold over nasal corners of eyes, flat nasal bridge, small mouth, protruding tongue,…

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    Trisomy 21 Dd

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    referencing other scientific bodies of work. Down Syndrome: A Primer. The most common genetic disorder is “Trisomy 21,” also known as “Down Syndrome (DS),” occurring as often as 1 in 660 live births. The genetic basis for DS was discovered in 1959 when the smallest chromosome in humans showed dysfunction. Trisomy 21 occurs in three…

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    developmental disability conditions such as autism and Down syndrome (ADTA n.d). When taking a LMA class and volunteering at the Arc I became motivated to further explore the BESS method. The Arc is a community-based organization committed to serving those with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing services, support, and advocacy. I felt this approach would be beneficial and valuable for those…

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    XYY Syndrome This syndrome affects males. It usually occurs during birth. Males usually live without knowing they have it. XYY syndrome is a disease that makes you very tall. XYY syndrome is a genetic condition in which a human male has an extra male (Y) chromosome, giving a total of 47 chromosomes instead of the more usual 46. This produces a 47,XYY karyotype, which occurs every 1 in 1,000 male births.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XYY_syndrome Xyy syndrome was discovered by a man named Sandberg in 1961…

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    no problem with individuals with disabilities; the problem is society ignoring the abilities that these individuals do have. The novel The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards shows a journey of the life of a child, Phoebe, growing up with Down syndrome. The film I am Sam directed by Jessie Nelson is a story about a middle aged mentally challenged man, Sam Dawson, who is trying to fight for the rights to be the guardian of his daughter, while other difficulties appear in his life.…

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    Turner Syndrome Essay

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    Turner Syndrome is caused by a partial or complete lack of a single X chromosome. The chromosome could be missing in either all cells, partially there in all cells, or partially there in some cells. It should generally be easy to diagnose, often before birth or a few years later. Some signs of Turner Syndrome may be frequent ear infections and short stature, which should cause a doctor to want to do tests to check. However, many times these symptoms are overlooked even though the syndrome is…

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    The movie The Other Sister portrayed a child with an intellectual and developmental disability specifically down syndrome. Carla Tate was a child who behavior as a young child her parents could not handle. Because she grew up in a rich and affluent family, she was sent away when she started to become a problem. The movie starts with her coming back home to become part of society once again. Carla is a motivated person who wants to gain her independence but struggles against a mother that thinks…

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