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Developmental Disorders in Children

  1. 1. Developmental Disorders in Children Katie Bowers Advanced English 12 June 8, 2010
  2. 2. Common Disorders <ul><li>Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>ADHD </li></ul><ul><li>Down Syndrome </li></ul>
  3. 3. Autism/Aspergers
  4. 4. Autism Spectrum & Causes <ul><li>Three disorders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Autism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aspergers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDD-NOS (Atypical Autism) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 in 450 (Norris, Pare, & Starky, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Boys > Girls </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnosis </li></ul><ul><li>Causes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Symptoms <ul><li>Social Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour Patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Fixations </li></ul><ul><li>Autism Differences </li></ul>
  6. 7. Treatment <ul><li>Medication </li></ul><ul><li>Diet </li></ul><ul><li>Therapy </li></ul>
  7. 8. Videos <ul><li>http://vimeo.com/user3288177/videos/sort:date </li></ul>
  8. 9. House Rules <ul><li>Insight </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Family situation </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment </li></ul>
  9. 10. ADHD Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  10. 11. Statistics & Causes <ul><li>6-12/100 (CADDRA) </li></ul><ul><li>Adults </li></ul><ul><li>Boys > Girls </li></ul><ul><li>Causes </li></ul>
  11. 12. Symptoms & Treatment <ul><li>Inattention </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Impulsive </li></ul><ul><li>Development level </li></ul>
  12. 13. Down Syndrome
  13. 14. Statistics & Facts <ul><li>1 in 800 (CDSS) </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Trisomy </li></ul>
  14. 15. Characteristics <ul><li>Physical </li></ul><ul><li>Medical </li></ul><ul><li>Speech </li></ul>
  15. 16. Accommodations <ul><li>No cure </li></ul><ul><li>Medications </li></ul><ul><li>Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Counselling </li></ul>
  16. 17. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter <ul><li>60’s and 70’s </li></ul><ul><li>Misconceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Normal life </li></ul>
  17. 18. Closing
  18. 19. Bibliography <ul><li>Norris, S., Pare, J. , & Starky, S.(2006, January 26).  Childhood Autism in Canada: Some issues relating to behavioural intervention . Retrieved from http://www2.parl.gc.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/prb0593-e.htm </li></ul><ul><li>CADDRA. (2009).  Canadian Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Resource Alliance . Retrieved from http://www.caddra.ca/cms4/ </li></ul><ul><li>NIMH, . (2007, October 17).  NIMH – ADHD - Complete Publication . Retrieved from http://web.archive.org/web/20071018052052/http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/adhd/complete-publication.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>CDSS, . (2007).  Down Syndrome Defined . Retrieved from http://www.cdss.ca/positioning/positioning/down-syndrome-defined.html </li></ul><ul><li>Scott, C. (2008, August).  Down syndrome . Retrieved from http:// kidshealth.org/parent/medical/genetic/down_syndrome # </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics Canada, . (2007).  People with Disabilities / Canadians in Context / Indicators of Well-being in Canada . Retrieved from http://www4.hrsdc.gc.ca/.3ndic.1t.4r@-eng.jsp?iid=40 </li></ul><ul><li>Edwards, K. (2006).  The Memory Keeper's Daughter . NY, NY: Penguin. </li></ul><ul><li>Picoult, J. (2010).  House Rules . NY, NY: Atria. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.marygracebookreviews.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/House-Rules.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ab/21_trisomy_-_Down_syndrome.png </li></ul><ul><li>http://www1.sulekha.com/mstore/mariaalobo/albums/Book-Review/Memory_Keepers_Daughter.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RzHkc134LME/Si9tc1gY5JI/AAAAAAAAACE/dWYlg7iQ_BQ/s400/down-syndrome.jpg </li></ul>

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