Cerebral Palsy and Mental Retardationfe Has Mild to No Cerebral Palsy and Mild to No Mental Retardation. Yes she has both! I met Katie Online She Contacted me Via Messaging. I don't know what to do. Kates Condition is Just Behavioral. Just Behavioral .Meaning She can Run, jump , Sprint and swim like a Fish. Its just her Mental Disability.
Retarded comes from the Latin retardare, "to make slow, delay, keep back, or hinder," so mental retardation meant the same as mentally delayed. The term was recorded in 1426 as a "fact or action of making slower in movement or time." The first record of retarded in relation to being mentally slow was in 1895.
What is Fanconi anemia? Fanconi anemia is a rare and serious inherited blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure. It prevents bone marrow from making enough new blood cells for the body to work properly. Fanconi anemia can also cause bone marrow to make faulty blood cells.
Fragile X syndrome is typically due to an expansion of the CGG triplet repeat within the Fragile X mental retardation 1 (FMR1) gene on the X chromosome. This results in not enough fragile X mental retardation protein (FMRP), which is required for normal development of the connection between neurons.
What causes homocystinuria? Homocystinuria is a genetic condition caused by a change in the CBS (cystathionine beta-synthase) gene. The CBS gene is responsible for making an enzyme called cystathionine beta synthase. Cystathionine beta synthase changes the homocystine into other needed compounds for the body.
Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. The name means “water on the brain.” Brain damage can occur as a result of the fluid buildup. This can lead to developmental, physical, and intellectual impairments. It requires treatment to prevent serious complications.
Mental Retardation & the link to Lead Poisoning This entry considers the definition of ‘mental retardation’ and the link between lead poisoning and mental illness. The term ‘mental retardation’ may seem outdated to us because of the pejorative use of the words ‘mental’ and ‘retarded’ but the clinical application of the term is quite specific.
Phenylketonuria (fen-ul-key-toe-NU-ree-uh), also called PKU, is a rare inherited disorder that causes an amino acid called phenylalanine to build up in the body. PKU is caused by a defect in the gene that helps create the enzyme needed to break down phenylalanine.