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Caring for People With Learning Disabilities by Tom Tait, Nicky Genders PDF

By Tom Tait, Nicky Genders

ISBN-10: 0340807091

ISBN-13: 9780340807095

ISBN-10: 0585497370

ISBN-13: 9780585497372

"Caring for individuals with studying Disabilities" is an introductory textbook for these new to studying incapacity care, and should support a person who's starting a occupation during this box. This ebook teaches scholars the significance of taking care of the actual and mental wishes of individuals with studying disabilities, and is written in a simple to appreciate variety supplying functional recommendation on constructing worrying talents and making plans acceptable care.

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What do children with Down's syndrome look like? Not every child with Down's syndrome has all the characteristic features; some may only have a few, and others may show most of the signs of Down's syndrome. Some of the physical features include flattening of the back of the head, slanting of the eyelids, small skin folds at the inner corner of the eyes, depressed nasal bridge, slightly smaller ears, small mouth, decreased muscle tone, loose ligaments, and small hands and feet. About 50% of all children have one line across the palm, and there is often a gap between the first and second toes.

The relationship will fluctuate according to the intensity of the situation at that time. People can make us angry, happy, feel stressed or disappointed. Caring for a person with a learning disability can provoke similar feelings. In any care situation you will need to give the person with a learning disability time to 'allow' you to care for them. Just because you want to help a person with a learning disability to learn to feed themselves does not necessarily mean that they are happy for you to go ahead and do so.

It is not always easy to be honest with someone, especially if the truth may cause him or her a degree of unhappiness or distress. This situation can also cause you to question whether you are doing the right thing. How can you 36 PLANNING AND DELIVERING CARE TO PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES care for someone when you are exposing him or her to pain by telling the truth? In your life there may be a time when you will want to know the truth, no matter how painful it may be. By hearing the truth you will have been empowered to respond to the actual situation.

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