Intellectual Disability Case Study

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Chapter 1
Introduction

Intellectual Disability is a term used for the person with significant limitations in their Intellectual functioning such as learning, conceptualizing, reasoning and problem solving, as well as in Adaptive behavior such as their social and practical skills. A child with intellectual disability can show early signs during infancy or until a child reaches school age. Severity can often depend on the disability. One of the most common signs of ID demonstrates Language delay, particularly showing indications of talking late or having trouble with speaking. Some individuals face severe challenges with producing oral language. It was once called, Mental Retardation but because it is very offensive to the parents, they changed
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The participant is a patient of the said dentist. The researcher’s go directly in the house of the case participant and got the information they needed from the family and tutor of Tof. As per the Tutor of the case participant said Tof was diagnosed with Intellectual Disability that has language delay.

The case participant’s fundamental problem falls on the communication and cognitive domains in which he experiences difficulties in expressing spoken language. He can speak 1 to2 words but when he speaks the people he is talking to can’t understand what he’s saying.
The researchers aim to know if the CVC approach can really help children with Intellectual Disability to improve their communication skills. The Researchers hope that while conducting the case study, they can gain more knowledge about children with Intellectual Disability that can help them in the future and lastly, it is important that this case study can help the case participant on how he can learn effectively and efficiently to improve his cognitive and communication skills.
This study aims to see whether the use of CVC approach is an effective technique for children with Intellectual Disability specifically, with language
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Lastly, for the future researchers, that will use this study as a basis for educational intervention through the use of CVC words and Picture Reading approach as well as to integrate in teaching the concept of comprehensible verbal prompting to the language delay of a child with Intellectual Disability.

Definition of Terms
Intellectual Disability – is a term used for the person with significant limitations in their Intellectual functioning such as learning, conceptualizing, reasoning and problem solving, as well as in Adaptive behavior such as their social and practical skills.
Consonant Vowel Consonant (CVC words) – are words that are made with the consonant vowel consonant order.
Picture Reading Approach – a child can easily identify what is being shown on the picture. And can find meaning on text and pictures.
Language Delay – is a failure in children to develop language abilities on the usual age appropriate for their developmental timetable.
Verbal Prompting – Is a verbal assistance given that helps toddlers use target skills correctly like hints, clue, or a
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