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Risk Factors for Young Children EDCI 336 October 25, 2007
Risk Factors <ul><ul><li>Genetic influences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>15-25% of cases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Genetic Influences <ul><li>Syndromes (Down, Fragile-X) </li></ul><ul><li>Metabolic disorders (PKU) </li></ul>
Environmental Risk Factors <ul><li>Low SES </li></ul><ul><li>Families with varied cultural backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>D...
Environmental Risk Factors <ul><li>Non-English speaking homes </li></ul><ul><li>Prenatal exposure to  </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
Environmental Risk Factors <ul><li>Malnourished mother </li></ul><ul><li>Mother with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes, syph...
Medical Complications <ul><li>Hypoglycemia </li></ul><ul><li>Respiratory Distress Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Retinopathy o...
Medical Complications <ul><li>Brain infections </li></ul><ul><li>Degenerative diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Brain tumors </li...
Medical Complications <ul><li>Drug-induced delays </li></ul><ul><li>Seizure disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries due to ba...
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  1. 1. Risk Factors for Young Children EDCI 336 October 25, 2007
  2. 2. Risk Factors <ul><ul><li>Genetic influences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>15-25% of cases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental influences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>75-85% of cases </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Genetic Influences <ul><li>Syndromes (Down, Fragile-X) </li></ul><ul><li>Metabolic disorders (PKU) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Environmental Risk Factors <ul><li>Low SES </li></ul><ul><li>Families with varied cultural backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Dysfunctional families </li></ul><ul><li>Teen or older mothers </li></ul>
  5. 5. Environmental Risk Factors <ul><li>Non-English speaking homes </li></ul><ul><li>Prenatal exposure to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Viruses, drugs, alcohol </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Environmental Risk Factors <ul><li>Malnourished mother </li></ul><ul><li>Mother with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes, syphilis, some viral infections </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Medical Complications <ul><li>Hypoglycemia </li></ul><ul><li>Respiratory Distress Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Retinopathy of Prematurity </li></ul>
  8. 8. Medical Complications <ul><li>Brain infections </li></ul><ul><li>Degenerative diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Brain tumors </li></ul>
  9. 9. Medical Complications <ul><li>Drug-induced delays </li></ul><ul><li>Seizure disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries due to battered child syndrome </li></ul>
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