Mental retardation

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  • Alcohol Use For Disease Control And Prevention

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    “Alcohol Use in Pregnancy.” CDC. 17 April 2014. Web. 20 April 2016. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that there is no known safe amount of alcohol use during pregnancy or while trying to get pregnant. The article suggests that “women also should not drink alcohol if they are sexually active and do not use effective contraception (birth control). This is because a women might get pregnant and expose her baby to alcohol before the mother knows she is pregnant.

  • Teratogen Psychological Effect on Fetal Development

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    create issues surrounding the physical and mental development of a baby. Some of the toxins are very obvious, where many fly under the radar. The toxins a pregnant woman takes in may cause issues with the development of a child. Awareness about the possibility of teratogens causing development issues is needed to ensure a safe, normal, and sociable future for the children. When

  • What is I.D.E.A. and How Does it Effect Students of Color? Essay

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    Mid-Term What is I.D.E.A. & How Does It Affect Students of Color? The United States is home to hundreds of different types of peoples and cultures. We have always prided ourselves on our achievements as a nation, but now there is a problem. In the past century we have discovered that it is inhumane to hide away people that are different from us. It is an atrocity to deny one child an education just because he/she can't see, hear, speak, walk, or even think like 'normal' people.

  • Essay on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

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    Tay-Sachs Disease, Fragile-X Mental Retardation, Cystic Fibrosis, Down Syndrome and Spinal Muscular Atrophy. In the past couples who wanted to have childr en, and were carriers of inherited diseases, worried about the possibility of their children inheriting the disease. Parents will no longer have this worry. In 1989, an English couple became the first to use PGD [Grady,1995]. It was used because they were at risk of passing along a form of severe mental retardation. Because it only affected sons

  • Childhood Poverty Essay

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    and mental disabilities, educational problems, homelessness, family stress, sickness, and too-early parenthood. The sad truth is that

  • The Effects Of Fetal Alcohol On Pregnancy Essay

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    teens. However, many turn a blind eye to the warnings of the surgeon general stating alcohol consumption during pregnancy can result in birth defects. When a pregnant woman consumes alcohol, she puts her fetus at risk from mild to severe physical, mental and cognitive disabilities. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is the term that is used to describe an array of disorders that occurs as a consequence of women consuming alcohol during pregnancy. There are many types of FASD including fetal alcohol

  • Career Oriented Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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    Dates and Types of Services: James is scheduled to attend weekly therapy appointments for 45-55 minutes in duration. Prior to sessions, a review of his weekly behavior data will be conducted and pertinent issues will be addressed first then skills training relevant to his healthy living plan, social skills, independent living, and prevention of sexually inappropriate behavior will follow. Therapy will consist of success oriented cognitive behavioral therapy. Other techniques that will be employed

  • Educational Attainment And Mental Ability

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    Educational Attainment and Mental Ability in Relation to the Environment [Name of institution] [Name of writer] Educational Attainment and Mental Ability in Relation to the Environment Introduction One of the most urgent problems of modern pedagogy is to prepare a person for life in the global information society of the future, which involves the training of its new types of literacy (readers, information, computer and media literacy), raising the intellectual level, the improvement of

  • What Is Intellectual Disabilities?

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    with this disability. What is an Intellectual Disability? Intellectual disability is a word used for a person who has mental troubles or limitation in skills like communicating, taking care of him or herself, and social skills. These limitations cause delays in learning and development of the child. Intellectual disability is called cognitive disability or, previously mental retardation. Children with intellectual disabilities take longer time to learn to speak, walk, or taking care of their needs such

  • Character Analysis Of Chalson's 'Flowers For Algernon'

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    and alienation. The significant symbol in the film is represented by the mouse Algernon. The themes are powerful features to the meaning of the film. The tension between intellect and emotion plays a huge role in Charly’s personality. Due to his mental disability, Gordon is an extremely kind, truthful and sympathetic man. A great example plotted in the