Paradigm Shifts- HDFS 3113

Paradigm Shifts- HDFS 3113 - Paradigm Shifts: Mental...

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Paradigm Shifts: Mental Retardation to Intellectual Disability Why do the words we use matter? reflects the type of person you are words have a lot of different meanings What are some reasons for using disability terms? So we can meet their needs Helps us understand a persons levels, where we can accept different expectations and be able to help Terms & Definitions Developmental Delay Used to describe young children (usually under the age of 8) who exhibit significant delays in their developmental age compared to their chronological age. Broad, umbrella term that may include young children with disabling conditions such as Autism, Down Syndrome, or Speech Delays. Educational category used for IFSPs and IEPs of children receiving early intervention services (e.g., SoonerStart) or special education services for students ages 3 to 8. Developmental Disability (DD) Mental or physical impairment or combination Disability manifested before age 21 and likely to continue indefinitely Requires services that are life-long, individualized, and interdisciplinary
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