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    Advantages to Receiving a Medical Diagnosis: Asperger's syndrome “I don't believe in God, but I believe that things are extremely complicated, and they way they were looking over at me was as complicated as anything will ever be. But it was so incredibly simple. Only in my life, could the change be made. No longer would I hear the bones straining under all of the life i'm not living,”(Foer 324). The novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close we are shown that not everything that steps outside…

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    Down Syndrome Trisomy 21

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    Down syndrome or trisomy 21 is caused by having an extra copy of chromosome 21 and it is a developmental disorder which means having three copies of each genes rather than two, this extra copy changes several characteristics and leads to physical and mental issues for the child. Anyway, what are the signs and symptoms of Down syndrome? Different complications at different times of lives may happen to people with Down syndrome as well as the signs of Down syndrome can vary from one person to…

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    IDEA Definition

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    1. In your own words, name the three criterion that comprise the IDEA definition for intellectual disabilities and give some details for each one. Autism as a developmental disability significantly affecting verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction. Deaf-Blindness were hearing and visual impairments causes such severe communication. Developmental Delay were there is a delay in physical development, cognitive development, communication; social or emotional development.…

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    been diagnosed with Down Syndrome. People born with this condition often struggle with health issues and social skills. Down’s is a chromosomal disorder that causes lifelong health and intellectual issues depending on its severity. Unfortunately, “Down syndrome is the most common genetic chromosomal disorder and cause of learning disabilities in children” (Mayo Clinic Staff). It not only influences how one functions and communicates in everyday life, but Down Syndrome also affects parents and…

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    Autism Personal Statement

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    My fascination with Autism Spectrum Disorder stemmed mainly from my family’s interest in it. My mother and both of her parents worked in educational psychology and regaled me with stories and challenges of their careers all my life. Once I was old enough to borrow books from my mom, I was drawn to her extensive collection of books on educational psychology and ASD, specifically. As I grew up I realized that a career working with individuals with ASD was what I wanted with my future. Once my…

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    Mr. Knapp Human Disorders: Down Syndrome In the world we live in today, we are faced with many human disorders originating from the time a person is a fetus to the time of birth. These disorders can be caused by a number of factors, ranging from the exposure of the parents or even the victim to harmful chemicals or radiation, for example in the case of the chemical attack in Vietnam, to the acquisition of less or extra chromosomes. Down syndrome is one of the most common natural…

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    The autism diagnoses has increased tremendously over the years. Autism is a mental condition that is present from early childhood, which children have difficulty communicating, forming relationship with others and using abstract concepts. The CDC’s statistics show “About 1 in 28 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network.” (Baio, 2010) Numerous studies have been conducted to…

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    Cushing syndrome is a silent disease that hides behind extreme weight gain and a variety of seemingly random symptoms. Its name can change depending on the origin of the illness. Cushing syndrome refers to all patients with the classic symptoms and signs of the condition regardless of the cause, while Cushing disease is reserved for patients in which the signs and symptoms are caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secreting tumor. Of all the patients with spontaneously occurring…

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    Describe the challenge, issue, and/or pressure you identified: The challenge that we face as a nation is the increasing numbers of those ASD individuals who qualify for special services in school in this country. This targeted population will require instruction that takes into consideration not only the type of curriculum but the environment of the instruction, as well. This challenge will also pressure the already overloaded system to absorb. “One in 68 U.S. children has an autism…

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    Autism spectrum disorder is a disability that develops in young children around the first three years of early life. As of today, autism is become a greater risk since in the last century autism has grown a lot from 10 to 12%. In addition, autism spectrum disorder is a disability that has many different kinds of ability, symptoms, cognitions skills, and in some way it can be a struggle to survival. The individual person who has autism will develop problems such as interactions among society for…

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