We will examine the affects of family, parenting and education on the development of child. The sight of a newborn child, it can illicit strong emotions and much worry. A newborn baby is fragile and has few of the physical abilities we associate with “normal” human composition. Its head is large in proportion to its body and it tends to flop about uncontrollably. With the exception of some basic reflexes and the ability to cry, the newborn is unable to perform many things that leave it vulnerable, in essence leaving it completely helpless and at the mercy of its caregiver (Santrock, 2004).
Also there are concerns with the side effects of the medications. Some of the alternative treatments include changing the child’s diet and behavior charts with stickers. EBD is mostly treated with therapy. Sometimes when therapy is not enough, they might add an anti-depressant. The different types of therapy include: one to one talk, group therapy, and family therapy.
Each one of these is a serious issue in its own yet child neglect is often ignored in professional research because the indicators of this form of abuse are usually not clear at first and is harder to determine. Physical Neglect Physical neglect is typically when the caregiver is not providing the basic necessities for the child such as food, clothing, or shelter. Lack of proper nutrition is often easy to determine. The child is either way under or over weight. When we discuss clothing we’re not talking about your child not having the latest Nike’s, Ralph Lauren, or Calvin Klein clothes.
There would be great value in tracking individuals with FASD after they are no longer receiving intervention to demonstrate gains in controlled settings and non-controlled settings (Paley, et al., 2011). Finally, if health care providers are aware of treatment options they may be more vigilant in identifying signs of these disorders they may better appreciate the benefits in referring families for appropriate services (Paley, et al.,
I. Introduction Are children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at high risk of developing depression as adolescents or adults? This is a question that is important for many people. The families of children with ADHD should understand this topic, because if they are at high risk, then parents can be alerted to the symptoms of depression. A key part of the prognosis of any disorder or disease is early detection; known risk factors help provide an avenue for early diagnosis and treatment, and therefore an improved prognosis.
According the CDC, ADHD is “neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and can persist through adolescence and into adulthood.” The symptoms for ADHD include procrastination, lack of focus and concentration, tardiness, and distractibility. Not every person classified with ADHD exhibits every symptom. Three types of ADHD have been created according to which symptoms are strongest in the individual: Predominantly Inattentive Type, Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Type, and Combined Type. The Predominantly Inattentive Type the person is easily distracted, hard for the individual to organize, finish a task, and forgetful of details in daily routines. A person is Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Type when he or she fidgets and talks a lot.
The severity of this disorder can vary. Some children are moderately, mildly or severely affected. Those who are mildly affected can talk and walk at the average child age, yet they still need speech therapy. Those with the worst condition and are severely affected are the children who are, unable to walk and talk, suffer from health problems, are disabled intellectually and their future life span is shortened. Most Cri Du Chat diagnosed children are usually in between, therefore they are moderately affected.
JM Abstract It is well known that social support is an important factor when concerning a person’s physical and mental well-being. However social support is definitely not the sole factor determining ones mental health and may not even be an influential factor depending on the person’s background and mental state. Other factors that have shown effects on depression include physical well-being, physical support, sex, age, and willingness to accept help when you may need it. Depression is not uncommon among society as a whole, and I’m sure that a lot of people feel down and depressed at least a few times a year. This can lead to discouragement, poor performance, and mood whether it is at work, home, or while doing something you like such as a hobby, sport, or interest.
Research Question What are the effects of ADHD on learning? ADHD is a developmental disorder, in that, in the diagnosed population, certain traits such as impulse control significantly lag in development when compared to the general population. Using magnetic resonance imaging, this developmental lag has been estimated to range between 3 years, to 5 years in the prefrontal cortex of those with ADHD patients in comparison to their peers; consequently, these delayed attributes are considered an impairment. ADHD has also been classified as a behavior disorder and a neurological disorder or combinations of these classifications such as neurobehavioral or neurodevelopment disorders. The most common symptoms of ADHD are distractibility, difficulty with concentration and focus, short term memory
Unfortunately there is no cure for CP, but there are treatments, therapy, and in some cases sugary to help the child live with the condition. Cerebral Palsy is one of the most common congenital disorders of childhood. An average of half a million adults and children suffer from CP in the United States. This disorder affects both complex and simple muscle coordination and also affects normal vital functions such as breathing, bladder and bowel control, eating and learning. Fortunately CP does not get worse over time.