2017-07-30T03:51:53+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Assistive technology, Hearing loss, Low back pain, Spinocerebellar ataxia, Gigantism, Dwarfism, Fragile X syndrome, Inclusion (education), Hemiparesis, Developmental disability, Visual snow, Spastic diplegia, Spasticity, Neonatal infection, Disability abuse, Group home, Paraplegia, Triplegia flashcards Disability
Click to flip
  • Assistive technology
    Assistive technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them.
  • Hearing loss
    Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is a partial or total inability to hear.
  • Low back pain
    Low back pain (LBP) is a common disorder involving the muscles, nerves, and bones of the back.
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia
    Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA), also known as spinocerebellar atrophy or spinocerebellar degeneration, is a progressive, degenerative, genetic disease with multiple types, each of which could be considered a disease in its own right.
  • Gigantism
    Gigantism, also known as giantism (from Greek γίγας gigas, "giant", plural γίγαντες gigantes), is a condition characterized by excessive growth and height significantly above average.
  • Dwarfism
    Dwarfism occurs when an organism is short in stature from a medical condition that caused slow growth.
  • Fragile X syndrome
    Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a genetic disorder.
  • Inclusion (education)
    Inclusion in education is an approach to educating students with special educational needs.
  • Hemiparesis
    Hemiparesis is unilateral paresis, that is, weakness of the entire left or right side of the body (hemi- means "half").
  • Developmental disability
    Developmental disability is a diverse group of chronic conditions that are due to mental or physical impairments.
  • Visual snow
    Visual snow, visual static, or persistent visual snow is a transitory or persisting medical disorder in which sufferers see snow or television-like static in parts or the whole of their visual fields, constantly in all light conditions, even visible in daylight, darkness and with closed eyelids.
  • Spastic diplegia
    Spastic diplegia, historically known as Little's Disease, is a form of cerebral palsy (CP) that is a chronic neuromuscular condition of hypertonia and spasticity — manifested as an especially high and constant "tightness" or "stiffness" — in the muscles of the lower extremities of the human body, usually those of the legs, hips and pelvis.
  • Spasticity
    Spasticity (from Greek spasmos-, meaning "drawing, pulling") is a feature of altered skeletal muscle performance with a combination of paralysis, increased tendon reflex activity and hypertonia.
  • Neonatal infection
    Neonatal infections are infections of the neonate (newborn) during the neonatal period or first four weeks after birth.
  • Disability abuse
    Disability abuse is when a person with a disability is abused physically, financially, sexually or psychologically due to the person having a disability.
  • Group home
    A group home is a private residence for children or young people who cannot live with their families, people with chronic disabilities who may be adults or seniors, or people with dementia.
  • Paraplegia
    Paraplegia is an impairment in motor or sensory function of the lower extremities.
  • Triplegia
    Triplegia is a medical condition characterized by the paralysis of three limbs (Triplegia Muscle Anatomy) .