It may also be because the child has committed an offence. Some possible causes in behaviour which might lead to problems for children, young people and their families may include stress, anxiety and depression. Many children suffer from stress, leading to poor school performance and emotional and behavioural problems. Stress may be the result of an unstable home life or feeling of being unloved. Their parents may not have the skills for bringing up children, or the child feels the demands for achievement and success are unrealistic.
As dementia affects a person's mental abilities, they may find planning and organizing difficult. Being independent may also become a problem. A person with dementia will therefore usually need help from friends or relatives, including help with decision making. Most types of dementia can't be cured, but if it is detected early there are ways to slow it down and maintain mental function. Dementia is a collection of symptoms including memory loss, personality change, and impaired intellectual functions resulting from disease or trauma to the brain.
This can be mild or severe, one child might just hear sounds like blah blah blah and another may be able to hear all the information but just not make sense of it. * Describe other conditions that may be associated with the autistic spectrum. There are certain conditions that seem to be linked to people on the autistic spectrum. Some of them may not experience any but others may experience one or more, these are; -Anxiety disorders this is the secondly most common diagnosed disorder amongst children with ASD. Symptoms are affected by age, level of cognitive functioning and degree of social impairment.
Unit 547 Promote good practice in the support of individuals with Autistic Spectrum Conditions. 1.1 Analyse the defining features of Autistic Spectrum Conditions and the impact on practice Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. http://www.autism.org.uk/ As autism is a spectrum disorder (ASD) there can be a vast difference in the difficulties people with the condition can experience. The spectrum ranges from Classic Autism through to High Functioning and Asperger’s.
Some of the causes for anxiety in children may seem harmless, but can actually cause long lasting effects. If understood and acknowledged, several causes of anxiety in children can be prevented or managed, such as the increase in expectations of children, bullying in school, peer pressure, the media, and lack of sleep. Every generation of children has more responsibilities than the last. With the rate of divorce going up, more children are expected to hold in the emotions they suffer from the trauma caused by the splitting of a family. They may be expected to do more around the house chores, help take care of younger siblings, or even get a job at an earlier age than they would have normally.
Most families will suffer stresses from time to time e.g. a family member becoming ill or losing their job, some of these issues are temporary but others are more permanent such as living with a long-term illness/disability. In some cases a family unit and can be broken by a separation of parents or a lone parent entering into a new relationship, these stresses can have a definite effect on a child’s development. * Personal choices - this has more merit in older children as they have more independence in making decisions in everyday life such as not to smoke, drink and have sex. The wrong decision can have a detrimental effect on development e.g.
1.2 Identify problems that individuals with an autistic spectrum condition may havein social interaction and relantionships Communication difficulties may contribute to autistic people becoming socially anxious or depressed or prone to self-injurious behaviours. Significant percentage of people with autism are being diagnosed with co-morbid mood, anxiety and compulsive disorders which may also contribute to behavioural and functioning challenges. 1.3 Outline the problems of inflexibility and restrictveness in activitie and interests and how these may affect individuals on the autistic spectrum Individuals with autism like routine, don't like change, find it difficult to interact with others, are very focused on what interests them (sometimes to the point of obsession) they can easily become anxious and distressed. This makes them inflexible (won't let you change anything, repeat the same actions
The individuals that I support who are on the Autistic spectrum; individuals with Autism face communication barriers which can make it difficult for them to interact with other people and can sometimes be withdrawn from their environment for example, lack of I contact or difficulty to sustain a conversation due to a short attention span, the inability to read other peoples body language or facial gestures, Echolalia- repeating words that have been said to them without an understanding of what the words mean. Sometimes people with Autism spectrum disorders use some of these learnt words or phrases but not in the right context. The individuals supported within our home that have mental health difficulties for example Bipolar Disorder, have long stable periods of time but do experience extreme swings in mood- from periods of overactive, excited behaviour- known as “mania/manic episodes” to deep depression. Some individuals with Bipolar Disorder hear things that others around them do not. When an individual is being assessed to live at our home, it is my job to make sure that a full initial assessment
Brain infections, head injury, physical injuries, and near drowning in childhood can damage the brain of a growing child, which have found to be related to mental retardation more or less. In addition, poverty, malnutrition, unhealthy living conditions, inadequate medical care, and cultural deprivation may all increase a child’s risk for this condition, since children who are neglected or abused often do not develop normally. It has to be mentioned that some findings related to the educational background of parent suggest that younger mothers with 12 years
Their world will become a distortion of sounds, images, and thoughts difficult to comprehend and causes strange behavior or even shocking behaviors known as episodes (Webmd.com, 2009). Every individual that deals with this mental disorder is not alike. Some people who deal with this disease will encounter different experiences of the disorder. Some people will experience one episode during their lifetimes when you would have others that will have to deals with these episodes throughout their lifetime. There are some people that deals with this mental disorder can indeed go on with a normal lifestyle if they are getting proper treatment as well as the medication that are required of them to take to keep this mental disability under