Flashcards in Special Needs Midterm Deck (20):
Any limitation in function as a result of pathology, accident or disease
A limitation felt by a person resulting from a disability that causes the person to feel inadequate within the range of normal performance
One that occurs genetically or during the development period of the child (birth-age 18-22)
Occurs after the age of 18-23 or caused by a disease, trauma or injury to the body
Typically over age 65
Age associated disabilities
Basic activities of daily living personal care like feeding, dressing, grooming
Instrumental activities of daily living- more complex tasks like preparing meals, using public transportation or driving a car.
Barrier free design
Barriers to healthcare:
Attitudes of pt
Attitudes of healthcare proff
A severe condition that can be fatal.
Severe medical emergency
Increase in BP
Incorporating special needs persons into the mainstream of society rather than being segregated.
A process that enables all individuals to engage as closely as possible in normal patterns of everyday life.
Name the 4 developmental disabilities?
Intellectual (Down syndrome)
Name 2 sensory impairments?
Name the 3 orthopedic disorders
Spinal cord injury
Name 8 medical disabilities
Name 4 cognitive impairments and psychiatric disorders
Anorexia and bulimia
Substance use disorder
Abuse of alcohol and/ or psychoactive drugs
Degenerative nervous system disorders (9)
Creutzfeldt Jacob disease