Special Needs
Mental Health: Ability to cope withdaily stresses in an acceptable way
Mental Illness: inability to cope/adjustto stress,• Behavior & function impaired• Mental disorder• Emotional illness• Psyc...
Mental Illness categoriesFunctional• Mood• Thought• Personality disorder• Not in touch w realityOrganic• Caused by reversi...
Developmental disability• Occurs before 22• Permanent• Can be physical, cognitive, psychological• Sensory• Speech
Developmental limits• Affects 3 or more life skills:• Self care• Learning• Mobility• Self direction• Independent living• E...
Conditions of developmental disability• Intellectual disability– Low IQ– Limited in adaptive skills– Present , 18 years old
Down Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy• Brain damage at birth or in utero
Autism
Epilepsy
Spinal Bifida
Correcting behavior• Redirect• Role model• Praise
Roles• Know plan of care• Consistency• Report changes• Be patient• Safety
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Special needs

  1. 1. Special Needs
  2. 2. Mental Health: Ability to cope withdaily stresses in an acceptable way
  3. 3. Mental Illness: inability to cope/adjustto stress,• Behavior & function impaired• Mental disorder• Emotional illness• Psychiatric disorder
  4. 4. Mental Illness categoriesFunctional• Mood• Thought• Personality disorder• Not in touch w realityOrganic• Caused by reversible orirreversible brain damage
  5. 5. Developmental disability• Occurs before 22• Permanent• Can be physical, cognitive, psychological• Sensory• Speech
  6. 6. Developmental limits• Affects 3 or more life skills:• Self care• Learning• Mobility• Self direction• Independent living• Economic self sufficiency
  7. 7. Conditions of developmental disability• Intellectual disability– Low IQ– Limited in adaptive skills– Present , 18 years old
  8. 8. Down Syndrome
  9. 9. Cerebral Palsy• Brain damage at birth or in utero
  10. 10. Autism
  11. 11. Epilepsy
  12. 12. Spinal Bifida
  13. 13. Correcting behavior• Redirect• Role model• Praise
  14. 14. Roles• Know plan of care• Consistency• Report changes• Be patient• Safety

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