- The problems of inflexibility and restrictiveness in activities and interests and how these may affect Individuals with autism can often show inflexibility and restrictiveness in their interests. For example, routine and predictability can become very important and a change to these routines can be a distressing
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.
This assignment will identify a vulnerable adult from my recent clinical experience. It will reflect on the physical, social, environmental and psychological factors that contributed to her vulnerability and discuss how they were addressed in practice. To maintain confidentiality, in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s code of professional conduct (2008), the name of the person, hospital and the trust have been changed. The Lord Chancellors department (1997) defines a vulnerable adult as “a person over the age of 18 years, who is, or may be in need of community care services, for reasons of mental health, disability, age or illness and is, or may be unable to take care of, or protect themselves from harm or exploitation.” Vulnerable groups are often described as being those at risk of poor, physical psychological and social health, therefore we are all at risk of becoming vulnerable at some point in our lives. Groups that have a higher risk of becoming vulnerable include, children, people with learning and physical disabilities, people suffering with mental health problems, chronically ill people and the elderly.
408-409. Print. This chapter in this book states that the etiology of autism is unknown. However this book states that indivduals with autism have abnormalities with the part of their brain that controls motion and some aspects of memory. This book can help me explain a little of what the medical side of what autism is.
However, people with NF1 frequently have learning difficulties and may develop musculoskeletal abnormalities, vascular disease, CNS tumours or malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours, optic gliomas and brain abnormalities (Kimberly & Friedman 2010). In order to effectively diagnose the condition the National Institute of Health established a set of diagnostic criteria in which an individual must have two or more of the following criteria to be diagnosed with NF1: six or more cafe-au-lait macules, two or more neurofibromas of any type or one plexiform neurofibroma, freckling in axillary or inguinal regions, optic glioma, two or more Lisch nodules and a first degree relative with NF1 as defined by the above criteria (Kimberly & Friedman 2010, Parada
Tabitha Nesselrodt N Yurcaba English 101 5/5/15 How Autism affects children and their families Autism is not yet nearly as widely known as Down syndrome, yet surprisingly autism is far more mode widespread. Because it is also a disorder of neural development. Autism is a neurological and medical disorder in which the parts of the brain that control behavior, social interaction, learning, sensation, is not functioning properly. Autism is a unique medical condition that is a spectrum disorder, which means it ranges from very mild to extremely severe. It can also worsen or improve over time, and the myriad of symptoms may vary from child to child.
One of the many symptoms of Autistic Spectrum Disorder is an abnormal brain develop. This can lead to social hindering, comprehending problems, and verbal skills. The article, as well, stated that parents/guardians and even the child can have symptoms of social and emotional complications. This statement expresses the importance of getting in touch with your health care provider if you or someone suspects that your child is not developing normally. Response/Analyses Every day, our brains interpret the things we see, smell, hear, taste, touch, and experience.
However, children and young adults can also experience this disease as a result of number of rare diseases and conditions. For example, in Batten Disease, unfortunately, Alzheimer’ disease can be observed in many facets, many age ranges, in many different aberrations. The intensity ranges from mild to almost extreme of the worst possible. This disease seems very difficult to treat in the world of Batten disease accompanied with all the paroxysm and psychological issue that the children are going through. (Taylor, Richard 2007) Some of the reasons that why awareness is important for parents about this disease are 1) Low awareness results in higher medical costs 2) Awareness facilitates timely medical arbitration 3) Awareness diminishes disgrace and further facilitates timely intervention 4) Awareness of risks involved can lower the incidence of this disease 5) Awareness speeds up scientific progress.
Our mental health can be affected by a number of incidents such as stress related situations, a history of abuse and even our own genetics can play a role in it. Some events that occur in our lives can be so traumatic to our mental health that we begin to struggle to cope with our normal