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    What is Mild Cognitive Impairment? Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a condition that causes cognitive changes that are serious enough to be noticed by those with MCI and people who they regularly associate with but isn't severe as to interrupt daily life. The condition is broken down into two categories: amnestic MCI and nonamnestic MCI. With amnestic MCI, the person forgets appointments, special dates, conversations and recent events that they normally would remember. Those with nonamnestic MCI has difficulty in recalling the steps needed to complete a complex task, making decisions and judging time. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 10 to 20 percent of those over the age of 65 have one form of MCI. How Is MCI Related to Alzheimer's…

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    Introduction Brain imaging techniques have been a prominent resource in developing research associated with several cognitive disorders including: Alzheimer’s disease, concussions, MCI, etc. Researchers have been developing novel approaches to help develop solutions and/or gain better insight for what disease, injuries, and impairment have on the brain. One of the more recent techniques that has been developed is fMRI. One of the cognitive issues it can look at is mild cognitive impairment,…

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    Williams is a 55 years old woman and has lived alone for the past several years after the death of her husband. She had just been released from prison after serving 4 years for shoplifting and fraudulent activities. Mrs. Williams lost her only son to heart attack and her daughter In- law and grandchildren lives far away causing her to have limited contact. After the death of her son, she started engaging in fraudulent activities and shoplifting to support herself as she was working part-time…

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    Older Adult Interview

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    to measure cognitive impairment in older adults. This exam is eleven questions that measure the five areas of cognitive function: orientation, registration, attention and calculation, recall, and language (Kurlowicz, 1999). A.A scored a twenty nine out of thirty points. The only question A.A missed was to spell world backwards. A score of twenty nine signifies that there is no cognitive impairment and a decreased odds of dementia. According to Folstein (1975), the results of twenty five to…

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    if untreated it may cause risk of falls and injuries, headaches, reduce activity, spend more energy to understand what they hear ,vertigo and stress. Also, increased functional limitation and subsequent disability. Psychological: Several studies also point to a significant correlation between hearing loss and loss of cognitive functions. Most of these studies show such a correlation without being able to show whether the hearing loss caused the reduction in cognitive performance or if both the…

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    dual sensory impairment (paragraph 1, page 243).” What is dual sensory impairment, well it 's the impairment if both vision and hearing. It is most prevalent in adults older than 70 years. So most of the experimental research conducted, the participants where of age 70 years or older with vision impairment, vision loss or dual sensory impairment. There are several known causes for vision impairment such as glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, or age related physiologic and psychosocial…

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    with autism and other disabilities. 5) How does IDEA define multiple disabilities? IDEA defines multiple disabilities as concomitant impairments (such as intellectual disability and blindness or orthopedic impairment), the combination of which causes such severe educational needs that these students cannot be accommodated in special education programs solely for one of the impairments. Multiple disabilities do not include deaf-blindness. 6) Define and give examples of 2 environmental risk…

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    Disabilities In Classroom

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    As a fifth grade teacher it is my goal to provide a classroom environment that stimulates the diverse learner population. Traditionally, the majority of the lessons are plan toward the level of understanding of most of the student, but by incorporating educational resources in the classroom, the entire classroom population can involve in learning simultaneously. Multimedia: Interactive Software Research is studying the probable benefits of computer-based instruction is substantiated in basic…

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    Living in a world where you can hear everything from people honking their horns, to the sounds of a plastic bag being crumpled up is remarkable, everything around us makes a noise. Trying to understand and figure out the world with all five senses can seem difficult and overwhelming at times, but entering a world where people don 't need their ears to understand the commotion of this crazy world is beautiful. You rely on your eyes and hands to connect with everyone around you. Being a hearing…

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    terpreter or they can play without one. If they do hire an interpreter there are lots of precautions the interpreter must make. The interpreter must watch carefully to understand all the plays. If there are timeouts interpreter are either next to the coach singing or right across from the athlete communicating to them and preparing them for competition. When the deaf students are playing, interpreters position themselves on side lines in there athlete’s direct line of view and sign information…

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