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  • Causes Of Down Syndrome

    Down Syndrome affects physical growth, facial characteristics, and intellect. Also known as Trisomy 21, it is a genetic mutation in which a person is born with an extra chromosome. These chromosomes are rod-like structures where genetic materials are stored and grouped. The nucleus of each cell in the human body contains 23 chromosomes, half, being inherited from each parent. The added chromosome changes the systematic development, affecting not only physical traits but mental as well. Common…

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  • Prenatal Genetic Testing Research Paper

    Prenatal Genetic Testing: A Technology of Normalization Prenatal genetic testing is a technology made available to more accurately determine whether or not a child could have a birth ‘defect’. The most common birth defects tested for are Down syndrome, Trisomy 18, or an open neural tube defect (Government of Canada, 2013). This paper asserts first that prenatal genetic testing is a technology of normalization, which labels disability as abnormal and a feared outcome, and second that…

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  • Leisure Inequality

    Leisure: when an individual is free from work or self-care duties and or engages in intrinsic meaningful activities that increases the person’s satisfaction and overall happiness (Chen.Y, & Chen. S (2013). 155,000 children in Canada between the ages of 5-14 have been diagnosed with a disability(Stats Canada, 2008).This is a big concern because according to Bult et al., (2014), children who have a disability, encounter difficulties engaging in meaningful leisure activities due to the lack of…

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  • Higashida's The Reason I Jump

    While reading through this book I was quickly captivated by the first page, and successfully drawn in even deeper throughout the progression of the novel. In this book, Higashida takes the reader with him on an exploration of many different emotions and relatable scenarios that strike a chord with the readers following along. Before reading through this book, I just knew a general idea of what it was about. All I knew was that it was written by a young boy with autism, and was then translated…

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  • Essay On Sensory Integration

    Sensory Integration also known as Sensory Processing is a specialty area of occupational therapy that is based on over 40 years of theory and research. The term “sensory integration” refers to: the way the brain organizes sensations for engagement in occupation. Sensory Integration is most commonly discussed for children with Autism but has also been used for students with other developmental disabilities as well. When children or adults need assistance in their environments with sensory…

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  • The Curious Incident Analysis

    "a mathematician with some behavioral difficulties” living in Swindon, Wiltshire. Albeit Christopher's condition is not expressed, the book's blurb spot alludes to Asperger disorder, high-functioning autism, or intellectual disorder called savant syndrome. In July 2009, Haddon composed on his blog that "Inquisitive Incident is not a book about Asperger's....if anything it's a novel about distinction, about being an outcast, about seeing the world in an astonishing and uncovering way. The book is…

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  • Autism Reflection

    Through the content analysis of the interview data, six themes reflecting participants’ knowledge of autism emerged: (a) belief that individuals with autism have control over their condition; (b) misconceptions about etiology of autism; (c) limited knowledge about attributes of autism; (d) previous experience with people with autism; (e) perception of others’ attitudes toward a peer with autism; and (f) sources of information. Belief that individuals with autism have control over their…

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  • Washington Ice Dog Analysis

    The Washington Ice Dogs is an organization that gives young people with developmental disabilities the opportunity to play ice hockey. Not only does it give them the opportunity to play ice hockey, but the opportunity to learn skills that can help carry them through their lives. Run by volunteers, the Washington Ice Dogs need the support of others to help anchor the organization and allow them to make a difference in lives of these young players. With sacrifice, compassion, and dedication, lives…

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  • Edwards Syndrome Background

    Edwards Syndrome comes from a man named John Hilton Edwards. He first wrote down his findings after a letter he wrote talking about heredity disorders. Pediatrics was his specialty and he was spending time at the Children’s Hospital in Birmingham when he saw a potential chromosomal disorder in a newborn. Edwards called it trisomy which means type unknown. Then he had some of the tissue tested and founded an extra chromosome. He then re-named named it trisomy eighteen, or Edwards syndrome.…

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  • Case Study On Monster Study

    stuttering is learned rather than a genetic cause is abuse of science and unethical because the kids were negatively affected especially Group IIA and the results were not even published by Tudor and Johnson. Sources: 4 Erard, Michael. "STUTTER, MEMORY." Lingua Franca: The Review Of Academic Life 11, no. 8 (November 2001): 40. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed May 6,…

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