1. How does the most recent landmark court case- Gaskins vs. PDE relate to what you learned from the court case: Brown vs Board of Education and PARC vs. Commonwealth of PA.2. Outline the steps necessary to begin and move through the evaluation process to determine eligibility for special educationGaskins vs. PDE was a case about Lydia Gaskins, a young child with Down syndrome, who lived in Carlisle, PA. The
The littlest things in one’s body can have the biggest impact on a person. A strong example are the very genetics that make a person up, such as the chromosomes that make up a person’s DNA. Having one extra or one less chromosome than the usual arrangement can change the entire genetic makeup of a person, such as physical features or internal issues with one’s
Humans typically have 46 chromosomes which are then separated into pairs, of which there are 23. Each pair of chromosomes usually has two copies of a gene, one from each parent. The chromosomes are responsible for carrying information and instructions that make up an organism. Chromosome 21 is the smallest human chromosome and it represents about 1. 5% to 2% of the total DNA found in cells. Down’s syndrome usually
Spearman’s Two-Factor Theory of Intelligence Catell’s Fluid and Crystallized Intelligence Two facets: Knowledge we retain and ability to integrate new information Sternberg’s Therory of Successful Intelligence 3 pieces:AnalyticalCreativePractical Distributed Intelligence Ability to use things/people/resources beyond ourselves to act more intelligently Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences Everyone is intelligent in different ways.Verbal/linguistic, bodily/kinesthetic, visual/spatial, interpersonal, intrapersonal, naturalistic, logical/mathematical, and musical Giftedness An elusive trait characterized by high achievement one of a variety of
ADA Americans With Disability Act: definition based on the Rehabilitation Act, so not the same definition used in other laws. An individual with a disability is one who:1) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities2) has a record of such impairment; or3) is regarded as having such impairment Olmstead The money follows the person, not the institution. Provides more funding for community-based
Introduction Need or Purpose Diabetes mellitus continuesto rise among children, adults, and seniors with 1.5 million new diagnoses of diabetes each year (ADA, 2017). In 2015, 30. 3 million Americans (9.4% of thepopulation) had diabetes, and approximately 1.25 million American children andadults had type 1 diabetes, previously known as adolescent diabetes due to its prevalence in children (ADA, 2017). In 2011-2012, the annual incidence ofdiagnosed diabetes in youth was estimated at
What is the diagnosis of the Developmental Doctor? -Dr. Ferriza Maria Amparo- Isaguirre, M. D. , FPPS, Developmental Pediatrics of Brokenshire Memorial Hospital was the one who diagnosed Muhammad Rashid, a 5 years and 3 months old boy. The diagnosis was, he has Global Developmental Delay (GDD). In 5 years and 3 months old, his gross motor skills is at par, his fine motor is still 3- 3 1/2 yrs.