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LC 2.6 Special Needs Assessment - Cerebral Palsy


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Cerebral Palsy
A general term covering a number of neurological conditions that affect a child's movement and coordination
Vision, Hearing, Speech and Learning
Cerebral Palsy can lead to (V____,H____,S____ and L_____) problems
Brain damage
Cerebral Palsy is usually caused by [________] before or during a child's birth
Genetic, Rubella and Trauma
3 prenatal causes of cerebral palsy
Prematurity, Meningitis and Toxins
3 perinatal causes of cerebral palsy
Head injury, Encephalopathy and Anoxia
3 postnatal causes of cerebral palsy
Spastic cerebral palsy
A type of cerebral palsy that causes stiffness and movement difficulties
Motor system
The area of the brain damaged in spastic cerebral palsy
Dyskinetic cerebral palsy
A type of cerebral palsy that leads to involuntary and uncontrolled movements
Basal ganglia
The area of the brain damaged in dyskinetic cerebral palsy
Ataxic cerebral palsy
A type of cerebral palsy that causes a disturbed sense of balance and depth perception
Cerebellum
The area of the brain damaged in ataxic cerebral palsy
Apgar score
An [________] is a simple test assessing the health of newborn babies
Kernicterus
A bilirubin-induced brain dysfunction
Social, educational and cost
List 3 benefits of having all children educated in mainstream settings
Disorder
A medically definable condition or disease
Impairment
Loss or abnormality of psychological, physiological or anatomical structure or function
Disability
Any restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a child of that age.
Handicap
Impact of the impairment or disability on the person's pursuits of goals which are desired by them