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    Human Growth/Development and Disabilities Human growth and development involves many vital stages in human life. These stages comprise of physical, emotional, mental, and social developments. An individual may face many challenges when going through the motions of growth and development. An individual with a disability may face even more challenged during growth and development, however, all individuals have a disability or not have the ability to face challenges and become successful. David DeNotaris is a living example of an individual with a disability, Retinitis Pigmentosa, who overcame such challenges and became a successful motivational speaker. Retinitis Pigmentosa Retinitis Pigmentosa is medical diagnosed disease that causes an individual’s…

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    Published in 2015, the Retinitis Pigmentosa article, provided by The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, defines retinitis pigmentosa as a disease that “refers to a group of inherited disorders that slowly lead to blindness due to abnormalities of the photoreceptors (primarily in the rods) in the retina.”. The article explained what happens throughout the eye of a retinitis pigmentosa or a RP patient. In the article readers were told how RP only affects the eye. However since most of human…

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    Every year, about 1 in 1 in 4,000 people in the United States and worldwide is diagnosed with an eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa. This condition is characterized by slow, progressive loss of peripheral vision, decreasing visual clarity and acuity, the loss of color perception, and night blindness (https://nei.nih.gov/health/pigmentosa/pigmentosa_facts). It is typically diagnosed in childhood, but some individuals are not affected until adulthood. The rate, the degree, and range of…

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    Live I, we wondered how many faces are actually in the painting. There’s are too many faces to be able to count as Allen has set the eyes so everywhere you look there is a new set of eyes. Seeing all of these eyes looking at us we also wondered if Allen wanted there to be a certain mood established from the eyes. Our question was, is there supposed to be a certain mood lingering over the paintings? The mods of his paintings reflect on how Allen is feeling or thinking at the moment of him…

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    Retinitis Pigmentosa is an inherited retinal disease with progressive degeneration of the photoreceptors, leading sometimes to blindness, it is well characterized by its heterogeneous genetics. The first signs can be observed in adolescence or early adulthood including night blindness and progressive loss of peripheral vision in daylight, eventually concluding in severe visual impairment, may be inherited as X-linked, autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive. Many genes had been involved with…

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    Retinitis Pigmentosa is kind of a human genetic disorder, but it is very rare. In about 4,000 people, there will be 1 person will have this disease. Because Retinitis Pigmentosa is a very long word, so people usually call it by its abbreviation ‘RP’. Even though RP is a rare disease, it is very harmful. It can lead a person to blindness. By studying Retinitis Pigmentosa for 20 years, Eric A. Pierce, a ophthalmologist, found out that what part of the chromosome goes wrong will cause the RP…

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    Molly Burke Introduction Molly Burke is a teen activist who speaks against bullying. She became blind from a disease that is rare and only 1 in 4,000 people get, but no matter what, she still had the courage to keep going and accomplish all her dreams. She never gave up no matter how mean the bully, or how hard the challenge was. Molly has inspired many people to try their best to follow their dreams no matter how many bumps are in the road on the way. Her Childhood On February…

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    What Is Usher Syndrome?

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    Usher Syndrome Usher syndrome is a condition that causes hearing loss and vision loss. There are three types of Usher syndrome: Type 1. Children with this type have severe hearing loss and balance problems at birth. Vision problems usually develop before age 10, and vision loss quickly progress to total blindness. Type 2. Children with this type have moderate to severe hearing loss at birth. They do not have balance problems. Vision problems usually develop during the teenage years.…

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    Usher Syndrome is a most common condition that affects both hearing and vision. A Syndrome is a disease or disorder that has more than one feature of symptom. The major symptom of Usher Syndrome is hearing lose an eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa, or RP. RP causes night blindness and a loss of peripheral vision through the progressive degeneration of the retina. The retina is a light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye and is crucial for vision. As RP progresses, the field of vision…

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    BMS2048 Neuroscience – Practical 2 The Structure of the Mouse Retina Introduction Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is a genetic disorder that results in the degradation of photoreceptors in the retina. This leads to difficulties with night vision, reduced peripheral vision and eventually the complete loss of visual activity. It’s inherited as an autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, as well as an X-linked trait. A small percentage of people with this disorder have a mutation in the gene that codes…

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