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Flashcards in Learning Difficulties Deck (11):
1

What is the criteria for a learning disability?

IQ < 70
Developmental aetiology <18 years old
Deficits in adaptive functioning

2

What is a mild learning disability?

IQ 50-69

3

What is a moderate learning disability?

IQ 35 - 49

4

What is a severe learning disibility?

IQ 20-34

5

What is a profound learning disibillity?

IQ <20

6

Defect in what protein has been linked to learning difficulties?

Phenylketonuria

7

Defect in what carbohydrate has been linked to learning difficulties?

Mucopolysaccharidoses

8

A defect in what lipid metabolism has been linked with learning difficulties?

Neurolipidoses

9

What genetic conditions can cause learning difficulties?

Tuberous sclerosis
Congenital hypothyroidism
Lesch nyhan syndrome (X-linked)

10

What CNS malformations can cause learning difficulty?

Holoprosencephaly
Microcephaly
Macrocephaly

11

What is the classic triad of Autistic spectrum disorder symptoms?

Abnormal social interaction
Communication impairment
Rigid/restrictive or repetitive behaviour, interests and activities