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What is mean IQ for someone with cp?

What is mean IQ for someone with cp?

Anything possible: Cerebral palsy can range from very severe physical and mental effects (quadruplegia & inability to communicate) to minimal local motor effects (one body part paralyzed or weakened) without any mental effects; there is no "average." I have known people with CP who are successful & happy doctors, professors, scientists, writers, musicians, artisits, spouses and parents. Accept no limits. ...Read more

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Does having a speech delay mean that the person is autistic ?

Does having a speech delay mean that the person is autistic ?

No.: Hi billybear! no, having a speech delay does not mean a person is autistic. It could be a sign of autism, but it could just be a speech/language disorder. There are also some other disorders of childhood that could result in a speech delay so it is important to have the problem evaluated. The hallmark symptom of autism is impairment in social functioning so speech delay could be present w/o autism. ...Read more

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Does dyslexia affect someone's level of intelligence? My eight-year-old son was just diagnosed with dyslexia. I'm concerned this will label him as "dumb" or needing special education. Does dyslexia mean my son has limited intelligence? .

Does dyslexia affect someone's level of intelligence? My eight-year-old son was just diagnosed with dyslexia. I'm concerned this will label him as "dumb" or needing special education. Does dyslexia mean my son has limited intelligence?

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No.: Dyslexia has no relationship to intelligence. Many smart accomplished people are dyslexic. It may make it hard for him to learn though, without additional support. Special ed can him help overcome the dyslexia, with specialized reading instruction and additional tools (audio recordings, etc). Please help him get these services at school so he can learn up to his potential and not be limited by it. ...Read more

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How is someone diagnosed with autism? What are the signs?

How is someone diagnosed with autism? What are the signs?

Qualitative impair-: ments in reciprocal social interaction & social communication + stereotypical, repetitive movements &/or narow, restricted areas of interest are the atypical observable behaviors required for a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Signs & symptoms are specific for different ages & stages of development or levels of cognitive ability. These are listed on www.autismspeaks.org ...Read more

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What do I do for someone who has cerebral palsy and is intelligent?

What do I do for someone who has cerebral palsy and is intelligent?

Be a friend: The best way to help someone with any disability is to treat them as human beings. No one is asking for pity. They are asking to be your friend and supporter. They may need some physical accommodations like help in transportation and it may take more time to communicate with them. Treat them as you would any of your other friends who ask for you help. ...Read more

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Someone said i might have high functioning autism, what exactly does this mean?

Someone said i might have high functioning autism, what exactly does this mean?

High functioning: This term is usually used to describe individuals who have difficulty with social interactions, including not being able to read body language, facial expressions and have difficulty tolerating those who do not adhere to social rules. These people often do not seek out social interactions. ...Read more

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My mind is racing. What does it mean if a girl has cerebral palsy?

My mind is racing. What does it mean if a girl has cerebral palsy?

Difficulty Moving: Cerbral palsy is caused by injury to the areas of the brain that control movement. It can range from a child with weakness in one arm to someone who cannot control there arms or legs. A child may require equipment to walk or be wheelchair bound. It may be accompanied by mental retardation. Typical causes include injury before or after birth, prematurity or asphyxiation. ...Read more

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Whats it mean if child having a specific language impairment (sli)?

Whats it mean if child having a specific language impairment (sli)?

Specific language : impairment is a delay in mastering language in a child with no hearing loss or neurodevelopmental disorder. SLI includes deficits in vocabulary, syntax, grammar, phonological awareness & conversational skills, but not articulation. There is often a family history of SLI. The risk of dyslexia is 40-70%. Early, intensive language therapy & a language-enriched home environment help minimize impact. ...Read more

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I'm planning to conceive but my rubella IgM is positive with 1.79. What does that mean and is there treatment?

I'm planning to conceive but my rubella IgM is positive with 1.79. What does that mean and is there treatment?

Don't conceive now: Do not conceive now. Positve igm means you have an acute exposure to rubella. If you are conceived now- your baby is at risk to have problem with growth and development as rubella is teratogenic to fetus. Rubella is a virus infection- it takes time until the infection is clearing up. Follow up with your doctor and have follow up on the rubella titer. You can try to conceive when the igm is negativ. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone with cerebral palsy produce children?

Yes: Children with cerebral palsy have a disorder of their nervous system, they are reproductively normal, though they sometimes have orthopedic and medical issues that can make pregnancy difficult. ...Read more

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What is the IQ of someone with microcephaly?

Real low: Not seen outside of institutions, unless you include todd browning's classic ''freaks''. ...Read more

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What is a good medical job for someone with high functioning autism?

What is a good medical job for someone with high functioning autism?

Informatics: Medical informatics might be a good fit for someone seeking medical work that isn't heavily interactive with the public. Medical informatics helps doctors and other healthcare personnel create ; manage medical records and other highly sensitive data, in caring for patients. The field is more and more needed in running hospital systems too. ...Read more

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My counselor is wanting to diagnosis me with autism my old psychologist said i have moderate to high functioning autism like aspergers is there a test?

None, unfortunately: The diagnosis of Autism or Asperger is mainly with clinical assessment. he doctor bases his or her diagnosis on the child's level of development, and the doctor's observation of the child's speech and behavior, including his or her play and ability to socialize with others. The doctor often seeks input from the child's parents, teachers, and other adults who are familiar with the child's symptoms. ...Read more

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Does anyone here know what testing for a social development disorder is like?

Does anyone here know what testing for a social development disorder is like?

Concern for Autism?: Are you seeing delays in the development of many basic skills, most notably the ability to socialize with others, to communicate, and to use imagination? Many are confused in their thinking and have problems understanding the world around them. Behavioral assessments/guidelines & questionnaires are used to identify. Other tests may be used to determine whether a physical problem is the cause. ...Read more

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What is autism, who suffers from it and does it affect children.What is the aspeger syndrome?

What is autism, who suffers from it and does it affect children.What is the aspeger syndrome?

Autistic Disorder is: A categorical diagnosis given when a person's set of observable behaviors meet criteria in the diagnostic & statistical manual used by mental health professionals & developmental/behavioral pediatricians. Because it's the quality of social reciprocity & communication + repetitive movements/narrow, restricted areas of interest, not just a delay, it requires a thorough team evaluation for diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to tell if my boyriend who is 22 has aspergers autism? What are the signs?

How to tell if my boyriend who is 22 has aspergers autism? What are the signs?

Ask him if he has : difficulty understanding that others can have a different point of view than his. Tell him your concerns in a non-judgmental way. Autistic Spectrum Disorder is the sole diagnosis now. It subsumes Asperger Syndrome, but you can use the unapproved scale for adults at http://www.aspires-relationships.com/articles_adult_version_austrailian_scale_for_as.htm to get a general idea of ASD symptoms. ...Read more

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Is PDD an autism spectrum disorder, if so, what does this mean?

Is PDD an autism spectrum disorder, if so, what does this mean?

Terms are changing: For several decades, pdd (pervasive developmental disorder) was the broad term that included autism asperger's disorder, and several other rare but similar disorders. Gradually, the term autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has gained favor, and the new manual appear to be doing away with pdd in favor of ASD as the broad term. Also, autism and asperger's disorder by go away as distinct diagnoses. ...Read more

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Is there an association between IQ and learning disabilities, if so how low does my IQ have to be to have a learning disability?

Yes and No: A specific learning disability may occur in someone with a lower than average iq. But the concept of ld is based on the idea that you are not able to learn at the level your IQ would normally allow. Say you read at a normal level for your iq, but cannot understand math or your short term memory won't let you write down a full sentence off the board without looking at each letter, thease ore ld's. ...Read more

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What hope is there for someone with schizophrenia?

What hope is there for someone with schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia: There are various forms of schizophrenia. We have third and fourth generation medicines today that may treat the majority of the patient's symptoms. ...Read more

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My mother has renal impairment which is the s.creatin =2. What does this mean? What can she do for it?

My mother has renal impairment which is the s.creatin =2. What does this mean? What can she do for it?

See a nephrologist: Blood pressure control, Low protein diet, avoid NSAIDs expect aspirin for cardio protection, weight loss if over weight, Low fat diet to control cholesterol and see a nephrologist. ...Read more