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					         Booklet Project: Clients with Disabilities
Select a topic for your booklet and place your name in the box. Take the specific sheet from the pile
                                       for further instructions.



Title of booklet (Topic Area)                                            Student’s Name

Definitions of, and types of disability


Structure of the nervous system: Nerve transmission


Structure of the nervous system: Localisations of functions


Cystic Fibrosis


Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy


Down’s Syndrome


Cerebral Palsy


Spina Bifida


Multiple Sclerosis


Alzheimer’s


Osteoarthritis


Techniques to reduce and prevent disabilities


Practitioners


Aids and adaptations
You have selected to look at ‘The definitions of, and the different types of disability’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 161 – 163.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of what we mean by the term disability

    Definitions of disability – providing clear explanations, including:
       o The individual model of disability
       o The social model of disability
       o A description of why definitions matter

    Types of disability – providing definitions and examples of each, including:
       o Sensory disability
       o Physical disability
       o Learning disability
You have selected to look at ‘Structure of the Nervous System: Nerve Transmission’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 166 – 167. Ensure you understand this information; the rest of the class are
relying on you!

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of the central nervous system, including:
        o The brain
        o The spinal cord
        o Neurons
        o Meninges
        o Cerebrospinal fluid and ventricles
        o Area’s of the brain responsible for functions, including
               Language
               Memory
               Attention, planning and problem-solving
               Homeostasis
        o An image of the brain labelled with items above

    A description of nerve transmission, including:
        o An outline of neurons main parts, with reference to how they are used in nerve
           impulses
        o A labelled image of a neuron
        o Include a distinction between sensory nerves and motor nerves
You have selected to look at ‘Structure of the Nervous System: Localisations of functions’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 167 – 170. Ensure you understand this information as the rest of the class
are depending on you!

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A general introduction, including
        o Cerebral cortex
        o Cerebral hemispheres
        o Names of brain lobes
        o A diagram of the brain, labelled with the items above

    Localisation of functions in receiving sensory information, include:
       o A description of the somatosensory area
       o A description of the visual areas
       o A description of the auditory areas
       o Effect of damage

    Localisation of function in producing body movements, include
       o A description of how impulses create movement with the motor area
       o Effect of damage

    Localisation of function in language production and comprehension
       o A description of the language processing, speech areas, including,
                Wernicke’s area
                Broca’s area
                Effect of damage
You have selected to look at ‘Cystic Fibrosis’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 171 – 172.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of Cystic fibrosis

    The causes of the condition (be brief)

    How the condition progresses, how it affects the sufferer,
       o Physically
       o Psychologically

    The main treatments and practitioners
       o Physiotherapy
       o Dieticians

    The main methods of prevention:
       o Genetic counselling
       o Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis
You have selected to look at ‘Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy’ (DMD).

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 173 – 175.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of DMD

    The causes of the condition (be brief)

    How the condition progresses, how it affects the sufferer,
       o Physically
       o Psychologically

    The main treatments and practitioners
       o Physiotherapist
       o Occupational therapist

    The main methods of prevention:
       o Genetic counselling
       o Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis
You have selected to look at ‘Down’s Syndrome’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 175 – 176.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of Down’s Syndrome, including
        o Signs and symptoms
        o Test, including
               Amniocentesis
               Chorionic villus sampling
               Alpha-fetoprotein test

    The causes of the condition (be brief)

    How the condition progresses, how it affects the sufferer,
       o Physically
       o Psychologically

    The main treatments and practitioners, including
       o School support

    The main methods of prevention:
       o Antenatal test – abortion?
       o Young motherhood
You have selected to look at ‘Cerebral Palsy’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 177 – 178.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of cerebral palsy

    The causes of the condition (be brief)

    How the condition progresses, how it affects the sufferer,
       o Physically
       o Psychologically

    The main treatments and practitioners
       o Health visitor
       o Speech and language therapist
       o Physiotherapist

    The main methods of prevention:
       o MMR vaccination
       o Nutrition during pregnancy
       o Reduce risks of accidents in childhood
You have selected to look at ‘Spina Bifida’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 178 – 179.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of Spina Bifida, including
        o Signs and symptoms
        o Tests, including
               Alpha-fetoprotein test

    The causes of the condition (be brief)

    How the condition progresses, how it affects the sufferer,
       o Physically
       o Psychologically

    The main treatments and practitioners

    The main methods of prevention:
       o Folic acid during pregnancy
You have selected to look at ‘Multiple Sclerosis’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 179 – 181.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    The causes of the condition (be brief)

    How the condition progresses in stages; how it affects the sufferer,
       o Physically
       o Psychologically

    The main treatments and practitioners, including
       o Drugs
       o Personal assistant, domiciliary care, occupational therapy, community nurse

    The main methods of prevention:
       o No prevention known
You have selected to look at ‘Alzheimer’s Disease’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 181 – 182.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of Alzheimer’s Disease

    The causes of the condition (be brief)

    How the condition progresses, how it affects the sufferer,
       o Physically
       o Psychologically

    The main treatments and practitioners
       o Personal care
       o Residential or nursing home

    The main methods of prevention:
       o No known prevention
You have selected to look at ‘Osteoarthritis’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 182 – 184.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of osteoarthritis

    The causes of the condition (be brief)

    How the condition progresses, how it affects the sufferer,
       o Physically
       o Psychologically

    The main treatments and practitioners, including
       o Pain killers
       o Topical creams
       o Physiotherapy
       o Surgery
       o Occupational therapy

    The main methods of prevention:
       o Exercise
       o Weight control
       o Avoiding accidents in youth
You have selected to look at ‘Practitioners’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 187 – 188.

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of the main role of:
        o Health visitor
        o GP
        o Community nurse
        o Social worker
        o Personal care assistant
        o Occupational therapist
        o Physiotherapist
        o Dietician
        o Hospital consultant
        o Domiciliary care worker
        o Care assistant
        o Officer in charge (nursing home, residential home)
        o Special education needs co-ordinator
        o Special needs teacher
        o Support worker
        o Speech and language therapist

    Include which disabilities these professional will deal with

    Include an example of what they may do in their daily duties
You have selected to look at ‘Aids and Adaptations’.

You must produce a leaflet or booklet, using publisher if possible, in order for the rest of
the class to revise from.

Before you begin this task you should use your Smithson text book to help you by reading
through pages 198 – 201

Your booklet must ensure it includes the following information:

    A description of the main purpose of aids and adaptations

    Aids and adaptations to assist mobility, including
        o Walking aids
        o Posture aids
        o Wheelchairs
        o Building adaptations

    Aids and adaptations to support daily living, including
        o Cooking/eating
        o Hygiene and personal care
        o Getting up and dressing

    Aids for people with sensory and speech impairments
        o Blindness/ partial sightedness
        o Deafness/ partial hearing
        o Speech impairment

				
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