Type 1 is the most severe form. Children with type 1 Usher syndrome are born deaf at birth and have major balance problems. Children with type 1 Usher syndrome usually lose their vision by age 10. Type 2 Usher syndrome characteristics include moderate to severe hearing loss at birth but normal balance. Depending on the severity of hearing loss most children with type 2 can benefit from hearing aids and communicate verbally.
In conclusion, the compelling fact I learned was that people with Autism are often harmfully mislabeled "retards." This knowledge has taught me that autism should not be associated with the word "retard," as individuals who suffer from autism already have so many challenges to overcome in this world. Using respectful language is just one thing out of many people can do. After reading this article, I will continue to speak out about it and ask: please, just use a different
People born without a corpus callosum can perform many tasks that split-brain patients fail. 63. For more than 95% of right-handed people, the left hemisphere is strongly dominant for speech. 64. Most left-handers have left-hemisphere dominance for speech.
2) 2.1) Learning disability is defined as someone who has difficulty in learning skills and acquiring knowledge to the expected level of those of the same age. 2.2) Learning disabilities can be caused by many things. It can be before birth known as congenital causes like downes syndrome or fragile x syndrome, during birth caused by oxygen deprivation causing cerebral palsy. After birth things like illness (meningitis), accidents causing brain injury or environmental conditions with people being neglected or abused. 2.3) The medical model of disability is looked at as an individual problem.
Barriers to communication. A communication barrier is anything that stops the development of understanding when people interact. Main barriers that we come across in our everyday lives are people who suffer from deafness or are visual impaired. I am going to focus on the Visual Impaired group. The main visual conditions are: Cataracts- The symptoms of age-related cataracts develop gradually, getting worse over many years.
Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy, a non-contagious motor condition that causes physical disability in human development, usually in various areas of body movement. Cerebral Palsy also known as “CP” is a life trapping disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills. This Conenital disorder may also lead to other impairing health issues such as hearing and vision impairments, speech problems and learning disabilities. Cerebral Palsy is usually caused by brain damage that occurs before or during childbirth or during the first 3 to 5 years of a child’s life. 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.
What is sensory loss? Sensory loss takes place when a person’s sight or hearing becomes impaired. For some people who have been born with a hearing or sight impairment the term “loss” is inappropriate. However many people who have spent their lives hearing or seeing and will experience a sense of loss if these abilities are affected. Very few people are totally deaf or completely blind so design for sensory loss should be about supporting remaining ability as well as compensating by using other senses.
Treacher Collins causes downward sloping eyes (these can lead to vision issues), ears may be undersized or completely absent, no ear canal, middle ear bones can be missing affecting hearing, missing cheek bones, underdeveloped jaw, cleft pallet can occur, these facial issues can lead to problems with speech, swallowing, and sometimes breathing. A person with Treacher Collins would be diagnosed before birth through an ultra-sound or soon after birth through an exam carefully performed by your doctor to search for distinct and unique physical features associated with Treacher Collins, there may also be X-rays and CT scans to confirm what your doctor has seen in their exam. Treatment available for Treacher Collins includes genetic
Medications and disease’s can cause a decreased ability to taste and smell. A decrease in the senses can negatively impact a person’s quality of life. Declining Sensory System in the Elderly 3 Declining Sensory System in the Elderly And the affect on the Quality of Life As the human body ages the body starts to change and certain health issues arise; hearing, vision, mobility, taste and smell are some of the common areas affected by the changes. These changes occur within the sensory system. The sensory system is part of the nervous system responsible for processing sensory information such as hearing, vision, and taste.
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.