14 categories of disabilities

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14 categories of disabilities by Mind Map: 14 categories of disabilities

1. Autism

1.1. a developmental disability

1.1.1. Case Study: Maggie McDonough

2. Deafness

2.1. a child cannot hear, even with the assistance of amplification

3. Developmental Delay

3.1. skills don't present as expected in a young child

3.1.1. Understanding development delays in children

4. Traumatic Brain Injury

4.1. an injury to the head/brain that causes all or phsyical and/or mental impairment

5. Specific Learning Disability

5.1. disorders that affect the way a child receives information (spoken or written) and causes the child to inaccurately be able to retransmit ideas, thoughts or learned knowledge

5.1.1. specific types of learning disabilities

6. Speech and Language Impairment

6.1. a communication disorder

6.1.1. Case Study: Helping Michael

7. Orthopedic Impairments

7.1. a severe spine, bone or joint affliction

8. Other Health Impairment

8.1. having limited strength, vitality, or alertness, (including being easily distracted by one enviroment), that decrease attention to learning

8.1.1. Understanding ADHD

9. Hearing Impairment

9.1. a child has difficulties hearing

10. Intellectual Disability

10.1. mentally function at levels below average and are unable to adjust well

11. Deaf-Blindness

11.1. can't see OR hear

12. Multiple Disabilities

12.1. simultaneous impairments

13. Visual Impairment including Blindness

13.1. a child cannot see - includes partial sight and blindness.

13.1.1. Case Study: Fadzie's Story

14. All* conditions have an "adverse affect" the a child's learning

15. Emotional Distrubance

15.1. an emotional disturbance, behavioral disorders, or mental illness that affects a child over a long period of time

16. Yellow = impairments with the body, body structure and/or function Green = disabilities that restrict participation, make adjustments difficult, and reduce life involvements Blue = limitations that arise when asked to complete activities or a physical task

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