6 edition of Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments found in the catalog.
January 11, 2008
by John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Written in English
|Contributions||Louise Clark (Editor), Peter Griffiths (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
There are many famous people and celebrities with learning disabilities. Remind yourself of all the amazing people who have accomplished great things in spite of their learning disabilities. Pro-athletes, actors, artists, business executives, celebrities, directors, economists, inventors, musicians, politicians, producers, scientists, writers. In his latest book, Understanding Disability: from theory to practice (), Michael Oliver (p. ) notes the 'globalisation' of disability related issues and the absence of any satisfactory.
An intellectual disability may be caused by a genetic condition, problems during pregnancy and birth, health problems or illness, and environmental factors. Types of intellectual disabilities Fragile X syndrome. Fragile X syndrome is the most common known cause of an inherited intellectual disability . People with learning disabilities have a biological brain make up which counterintuitively functions to typical memory, reasoning, planning, organizational, and attention tasks. These disabilities are often lifelong and create a divide between intellectual abilities and actual success, especially when the learning disability is unidentified.
Intellectual disability is a disability characterized by significant limitations both in intellectual functioning (reasoning, learning, problem solving) and in adaptive behavior, which covers a range of everyday social and practical skills. This disability originates before the age of People with intellectual disability have varying degrees of impairment, classified from mild to profound. Although fundamentally impairment is caused by the decreased intellectual functioning (typically measured by standardized intelligence tests), the impact on the person's life depends more on the amount of support the person requires.
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Learning Disability and other Intellectual Impairments is the first book of its kind to explore the similarities and parallels between the needs of people with various types of intellectual impairments as they encounter health services.
It not only looks at the shared issues from a bio-psycho-social perspective, but also discusses the transferable skills that a practitioner can. Learning Disability and other Intellectual Impairments is the first book of its kind to explore the similarities and parallels between the needs of people with various types of intellectual impairments as they encounter health services.
An Introduction to Intellectual Impairment - Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments - Wiley Online Library. Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services.
Chapter : Louise L. Clark, Peter Griffiths Griffiths. Summary: 'Learning Disability and Intellectual Impairment' identifies the skills and knowledge that health care students and professionals need in order to work with intellectually impaired patients whether they are in the hospital or at home.
(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Intellectual disability nurses can be found Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments book and supporting people in a variety of different care contexts. These include the healthcare system, social care and education, as well as the private sector (including voluntary and not for profit organizations).
Numerous other professional disciplines also work alongside these areas including: clinical psychologists, social workers. Lyon has published over articles, books, and book chapters addressing dyslexia, classification and definition of learning disabilities, developmental neuroimaging, neurophysiological correlates of reading interventions, and the development of gist reasoning in s: 7.
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So many children with learning disabilities are incredibly intelligent — yet because they learn differently, they easily succumb to feelings of inferiority. The Oxford Handbook of Learning and Intellectual Disability Nursing is clearly laid out and written in readable note-based style.
It is an invaluable companion to students, community and hospital based nurses, and all those working with people with learning or intellectual s: Rather than just focusing on people with learning disabilities, this text attempts to break down barriers and look at some of the issues associated with care and treatment of people who have intellectual impairment for a variety of reasons, including acquired brain injury, dementia and long-term mental health issues where cognition has been affected.
In a challenge to current thinking about cognitive impairment, this book explores what it means to treat people with intellectual disabilities in an ethical manner.
Reassessing philosophical views of intellectual disability, Licia Carlson shows how we can affirm the dignity. While the terms “learning” and “intelligence” can and do relate to each other, learning disabilities and intellectual disabilities are two very different concepts, affecting kids and their potential in unique ways.
This look at learning disabilities vs intellectual disabilities will. A learning disability should not be considered as an intellectual disability mainly because it refers to the issues or problems that the child encounters in the process of learning, and these are not intellectual problems.
When speaking of learning disabilities, this can apply to. In Federal law, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the term is “specific learning disability,” one of 13 categories of disability under that law.
“Learning Disabilities” is an “umbrella” term describing a number of other, more specific learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and dysgraphia. Written by an experienced child and adolescent psychiatrist, and an educational therapist who has been a trainer for more than two decades, this book provides a comprehensive coverage of developmental disabilities, ranging from learning disability (dyslexia) to intellectual disability (mental retardation) to autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
and other factors may compound the impact of learning disabilities. Frequently learning disabilities co-exist with other conditions, including attentional, behavioural and emotional disorders, sensory impairments or other medical conditions.
What Helps. Most people with LDs are resilient, and learn to manage challenges and achieve success. Download Citation | Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services | Barriers to Assessment, Diagnosis and. Learning about Learning Disabilities, 4e continues to provide equal attention to the intellectual, conceptual, and practical aspects of learning disabilities.
The Fourth Edition of this popular title presents 80% new material, keeping the chapters up to date in this fast-moving field. As a result of an intellectual disability’s effect on overall mental functioning, it can create the same learning obstacles experienced by a kid who has a learning disability.
Much like learning disabilities, diagnoses and treatment options for intellectual disabilities can vary based on. Disability Evaluation Under Social Security has been specially prepared to provide physicians and other health professionals with an understanding of the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration.
It explains how each program works, and the kinds of information a health. This book provides a concise overview of a wide range of disabilities that have an impact on students' learning and development.
The main topics examined include intellectual disability, autism, Asperger syndrome, other pervasive developmental disorders, language disorders, physical and health impairments, vision and hearing impairments, and emotional and behavioral disorders.
Intellectual disability causes children with the condition to take longer than typical children to sit, crawl, walk, speak, and take care of their personal needs. They have trouble learning at the same rate as other kids in school. Impaired children experience considerable challenges in two primary areas: intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior.Difference between Intellectual Disability and Learning Disability is well defined in science and psychology; yet people often mistake one for the other.
Intellectual Disability is a Neurodevelopmental Disorder that affects one’s social, academic, communication, and daily life functions. Until few years, Intellectual Disability was wrongly called Mental Retardation.