Flashcards in Learning Disability Deck (30):
How do you calculate IQ?
(Mental age divided by actual age) x100
Most common scale used for intelligence? (WAIS)
Wechsler adult intelligence scale
Most common severity of LD?
Mild (IQ 50-69)
Mental age 9 to under 12 years
Mental age of someone with a borderline LD?
12 to under 15 years
Mental age of someone with moderate LD?
6 to under 9 years
Mental age of someone with severe LD?
Cru-du-chat (part of chromosome 5p is missing)
Is angelman syndrome maternally or paternally derived?
Is Prader-Willi maternally or paternally derived?
Characterised by microcephaly and severe/profound LD
This chromosomal condition is associated with Alzheimer's disease
Paroxysms of laugher, ATAXIA
Over-eating, self injurious behaviour
Prader Willi syndrome
This chromosomal abnormality is associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia
Chromosome affected in cri-du-chat
Chromosome affected in Prader Willi
Chromosome affected in Angelman syndrome
Chromosome affected in Velo-cardiofacial syndrome
Protein metabolism defect that could cause severe LD
Lipid metabolism defect that could cause severe LD
Carbohydrate metabolism defect that could cause severe LD
Inheritance of Lesch Nyhan Syndrome
Rare hereditary disease which affects young boys, usually causing early death. It is marked by compulsive self-mutilation of the hands, together with learning difficulties and involuntary muscular movements
Lesch Nyhan Syndrome