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  • Autism Spectrum Disorders Case Study

    Through the course of the past several years there has been an increase in the number of students that have been diagnosed with learning abilities, and in particular, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Increase in the diagnosis of Autism among students has had an effect on Special Education and educational implications for the students with Autism. This research paper will attempt to provide an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders and the implications that their prevalence has on the field of…

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  • What Is Down Syndrome?

    that creates an extra portion or copy of the 21st chromosome. This disorder is called Down syndrome. It is the most commonly occurring chromosomal condition. People who are born with Down syndrome usually have a flat face ,Protruding tongue, Upward slanting eyes, Unusually shaped or small ears, Poor muscle tone, Broad, short hands with a single…

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  • Scotty Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a diverse and complex developmental disability. ASD is a spectrum which means that it affects each individual differently. Any number of behaviors, characteristics, and symptoms can be present while remaining under ASD (Autism Society, 2016). It is common for individuals who have ASD to experience trouble with communication, behavior, and social abilities. Communication skills that can be affected by ASD include learning to read or write, learning a language…

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  • Explain What You Have To Take A Minute And Think About Your Life

    “Stop, take a minute and think about your life.” Well this is exactly what I had to do to complete this assignment. The disability that I decided to imagine myself with was autism and being verbal. To be a student who has autism would mean that they could have trouble communicating what they want, have trouble in social situations, and they could have specific sensitivities to sound and/or touch. If a person is nonverbal, this does not mean that they can’t talk at all, it does mean that they…

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  • Beecher Prep Research Paper

    Auggie, a kid who has a disease that makes his facial area deformed. This disease is very rare. Auggie is a nice kid but people think different because of his disease. Auggie gets bullied a lot at Beecher Prep. Beecher Prep is a school that Auggie is getting bullied at. This is actually Auggie's first time going to school. His mom was very worried about Auggie going to school because of what kids would think about his face. Even though kids at Beecher Prep changed their minds about August, Most…

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  • Essay On Turner's Syndrome

    Background Turner’s syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs in 1 in every 2,500 female births. Though it occurs in about 3% of fetuses, 99% of these fetuses are spontaneously aborted[1]. Turner’s syndrome can be defined as a combination of phenotypes with varying expressivity along with the complete or partial loss of an X sex chromosome[2]. Symptoms of Turner’s syndrome include, but aren’t limited to short stature, glucose intolerance, broad chest and widely spread nipples, amenorrhea,…

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  • Research Paper On Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is one of the most common genetic disorders. Down syndrome is a genetic disorder where a person is born with an extra copy of chromosome 21. Down syndrome is a form of mental retardation. In the United States about 4,000 children are being born with this condition annually. One in about every 900 births is effected, making it the most common birth defect. There are three genetic variations that cause this disorder: trisomy 21, Mosaic Trisomy 21, or Translocation Trisomy 21. There…

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  • Comparison And Contrast Essay About Children And The Elderly

    Children and the elderly have many differences that make them unique; on the other hand, their similarities can bring them together. Different generations will never be exactly the same. Children are very different from the elderly, but they also have a good amount of similarities. The elderly have more life experiences than children because they have spent more time on this earth; meanwhile, children have exceedingly more energy than the elderly. Secondly, the elderly and children love spending…

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  • Down Syndrome: A Genetic Disease

    “Down syndrome is a genetic disorder caused when abnormal cell division results in extra genetic material from chromosome 21. This genetic disorder, which varies in severity, causes lifelong intellectual disability and developmental delays, and in some people it causes health problems. Down syndrome is the most common genetic chromosomal disorder and cause of learning disabilities in children.” ("Down Syndrome - Mayo Clinic") History: Down Syndrome was discovered in 1866 by a British…

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  • Leo Kanner Case Study Of Autism

    Background The background of Autism, how did it all begin? Before Autism was named, our ancestors did not know what it was, but they label it as being mentally retarded.” Eugene Bleuler a Swiss psychiatrist, was the first to use the term in 1911, refer to one in the group symptoms of schizophrenia” (www.webmd.com). It was until the 1940’s when doctors started using the word autism because they found that it was an emotional and social issue. Many thought the person was just insane. One of…

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