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Disability and Disabling Condition 4 & 5 KPER 3100 Inclusive Physical Activity and Leisure
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Distinguish basic descriptions of medical conditions (intellectual/learning and psychological/behavioural impairments, brain injury, and ADHD and ASD) and associated functional limitations and impairments Explain various disabling conditions in the context of how the characteristics of these medical conditions may affect equity, access, and social inclusion among individuals experiencing disabilities List tips and techniques in working with individuals with these impairments in physical activity and leisure contexts
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Intellectual Impairments Referred as mental retardation (no longer used) Intellectual functioning level (IQ) below 70-75 Significant limitations both in intellectual functioning and in adaptive behaviours (e.g., limited everyday social and practical skills) in two or more areas Originated before the age of 18 Requires special education in schooling Fetal alcohol syndrome and Genetic disorders such as Down syndrome and fragile X Textbook 149-152
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Intellectual Impairments Things to be considered in diagnosis Limitations in present functioning within the contexts of day-to-day community environments Cultural and linguistic diversity, differences in communication, sensory, motor, behavioural abilities Limitations often co-exist with personal strengths Acknowledging limitations to identify needed supports Improvement in functioning through continuous individualized supports and education Textbook 149-152
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Intellectual Impairments Importance of PA and recreation, various leisure options for the overall quality of life Accompanying impairments and medical functioning varies Individualized approaches should be employed Textbook 149-152
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  • autism spectrum, Psychological and Behavioural Disorders

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