Here we have cerebral palsy.
It’s a static disorder of primarily
motor deficits of cerebral origin.
Seizures are a
and developmental delay or
mental retardation may be seen.
Incidence: pretty high.
Three per one
thousand live births.
Spastic, being the most
You could have
Ataxia, dystonic, which
or mixed types of cerebral palsy.
quadriplegic or diplegic,
which then includes both
the legs and the arms,
and you have a
diplegic type of gait
where you have circumduction
that’s taking place of the legs
as the patient’s moving
from one side to the other.
Different distributions in terms of
your patient with cerebral palsy.
You pay attention to the
diplegic gait, please.
Risk factors: Prematurity,
Low birth weight, chorioamnionitis,
infection of the placenta,
prenatal virus infections,
All possible causes
of cerebral palsy.
What does this mean to you?
Below average intellectual function,
usually on an IQ of less than 70.
Below average adaptive behavior,
not to be confused with
The failure to reach a developmental
milestone is development delay
retardation, and really
under DSM-5 we call this
intellectual disability, don’t we?
Continuing discussion of
trauma could be a
Prenatal and postnatal.
Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.
TORCH organisms infection.
Chromosomal abnormalities such
as Down’s syndrome or Fragile X.
Metabolic disorders such as cretinism
or accumulation of what’s known as your
ganglioside or GM2, referring
to Tay-Sachs disease.
Toxins: fetal alcohol
being one of the most common causes
of acquired intellectual
disability in the U.S.
And we have perinatal
hypoxic ischemic insult.
All possible causes of
Pervasive development disorder.
Poor social skills,
lack of attachment.
restricted range of behavior,
and repetitive and stereotypical
type of behavior.
Autism is an entire
spectrum, isn’t it?
a part of the spectrum that you want to
know here, known as Asperger’s disorder.
Social isolation, very eccentric,
but obsessive behavior.
Normal intelligence and
language could be, will be –
Well, any type of autism nowadays is a
lot of behavioral therapy, isn’t there?
And so therefore, in terms
of the potential, well,
case by case and really we’re not quite
sure as to what is effective or what’s not,
but here specifically, please, with
Asperger’s normal intelligence is important,
but their social isolation
and obsessive behavior
is important for you
to then recognize.