Dating for persons with disabilities
It is the loss of dreams and hopes as much as the tangible loss that affects the person.
Some examples may include miscarriage, loss of an important relationship, having to move from your home, or receiving a diagnosis of a mental illness.
For example, being able to ask for things you want or respond to other's requests.
Standards of adaptive behavior are adjusted for age. Beliefs and actions that put a high value on diversity.
This refers to a legal document that names who is a person's Power of Attorney. Signs of this condition include fever, sore throat, bleeding or cough. Immediate medical attention is needed for this condition.
That is the most important function of this document. A physical object used to send or receive messages.
They usually decrease in magnitude and frequency with time. Once this relationship is learned, the person may continue to engage in the behavior following the antecedent, even if the behavior is no longer reinforced.
A psychiatric medication, prescribed by a doctor or psychiatrist, used to treat depression.
Caution must be taken not to over medicate the person as a response. It can be a side effect of antipsychotic medication. There is some indication that people with certain disabilities, Down Syndrome being one of them, are at increased risk for onset at an earlier age.
Action plans are more and more being used to replace previous deficit based planning (see IEP/IPP/IHP/ISP)those that need immediate attention, are temporary, and from which individuals usually recover, such as colds and flu, or can begin as needing immediate attention and may lead to long-term care, such as a heart attack or a those where a sudden presentation of a problem (e.g.