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Issues relating to adults with a physical disability

This assignment aims to explore physical disability, specifically focusing on issues relating to adults with spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injury is any injury to the vertebrae causing damage to the nerve tracts resulting in variable degrees of paralysis. It is more prevalent amongst males aged between 15 and 30 years and is a major […]

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Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality and probably the most common genetic condition, occurs in approximately one in every eight hundred to one thousand live births or accounts for approximately 5-6 per cent of intellectual retardation. Although, most students with Down’s Syndrome are between the mild to moderate range of mental retardation. Initially, Down’s Syndrome […]

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Special Education Resources (Annotated Bibliography)

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is an organization that is committed to making sure that all students that are classified with a learning disability will have an opportunity to graduate from high school with a diploma, prepared to go to college or the workplace. Serving millions of children, adolescents, and adults, NCLD connects […]

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