She still was unable to walk or even stand without assistance. However, her mom soon noticed she was regressing in other areas. She began losing the use of her hands, she was unable to feed herself, she wasn’t reaching for toys anymore, and her eyes frequently crossed. In 1998, after several misdiagnosis, Chelsea was finally diagnosed with
As an example, she remembers the story of when her second daughter was born, and Emily got the measles and was not able to share that moment with her family for two whole weeks. The narrator regrets the neglect towards Emily while even her thoughts about her regrets are being interrupted by the cry of her infant son. She understands that it was she who influenced her life choice: “My wisdom came too late. She has much to her and probably little will come of it. She is a child of her age, of depression, of war, of
Eventually, the pair had their first child, whom they called Lizette, and started their life together as a family. On the 20th of July 2005, Paulette Gebara Farah came into the world. The girl was born at only 25 weeks old, weighing 800 grams and measuring 35 cm. She was so small doctors didn’t think she could survive, but, strong as she was, she proved them all wrong. Her miraculous birth did, however, caused her to suffer from disabilities: Paulette had trouble speaking and doctors said she would never be able to walk.
Feral Child Task This task will majorly focus on the lack of social and cognitive development of Genie and its connection with Piaget’s and Erickson’s human psychological development theories. As one of the most well- known feral children in the 20th century, the young girl Genie had been confined to a room, isolated and abused by her parents for over a decade before the rescue. Due to the severely abnormal development occurred in the childhood, Genie’s linguistic ability was nearly undeveloped, her limbs were not fully extended, her development was delayed from various perspectives. Piaget’s theory of cognitive development states four stages of cognitive development. During the first Sensorimotor Stage which Piaget
After a few days however, the swelling suddenly vanished (TGWTB). Another sign that Jeannie had FOP was when her mother noticed something. Her mother noticed that she couldn’t open her mouth as wide as her brothers and sisters (TGWTB). This scare caused Jeannie’s mother to take her to several different doctors. When Jeannie was four years old, she was diagnosed with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva by the Mayo Clinic (TGWTB).
A spinal deformation which caused her back to become permanently hunched, and restricted her ability to move. Amala was eight when she was first diagnosed with this condition; however because her parents could not afford medical care Amala was never treated. As Amala grew older, her back curved in more and more. After she gave birth to her second child, her spine curvature reached an astounding eighty degrees. Her back was extremely hunched and her neck was at an odd angle.
Lydia is a 45-year-old woman, who has been paralyzed for over six months due to a car accident. Since then, she can only communicate through nodding her head, and also has been on a ventilator for respiratory assistance and receiving tube feedings at Little Falls Hospital. Moreover, she was diagnosed and treated successfully for breast cancer before the accident. The medical staffs are uncertain as to whether she can understand what is going on to make any decisions about her life. An advance directive has been located however, a copy could not be found.
CCIB received a call from Susan, her Grandmother was at the facility for four weeks, moved in 11/17/2015, Mable Werane (DOB 09/08/1914). While she was there, the family thought maybe she was having trouble adjusting to the new place as the one she lived at for 8 years had just closed. Two days after she moved in, she had a doctor appointment, her family noticed that she was wearing depends, even though she never wore them before. They discovered that the staff was not taking her to the bathroom every four hours as she was accustomed, just left her in the depends. The family also started to notice that when they changed her, they seemed to just toss her around, she would be overheard saying "Don't, Don't and Ow, Ow."
Freda Mae is a 7-year old girl who suffers from Cerebral Palsy. She experiences fluctuating muscle tone throughout her body, which causes her to have difficulty with basic activities of daily living (ADL’s). Freda Mae is currently using a manual wheelchair for mobility and has difficulty accessing some areas of her home. Freda Mae enjoys using a computer; however, she has difficulty due to not having an accessible work station. She currently lives with her mother, father, and two sisters.
Postpartum depression is something some mother 's get after having a baby. Postpartum needs to be more talked about to mother 's. There are many mother 's who go diagnosed with postpartum because they don 't know what it is. Postpartum can happen right after birth, although some mother 's don 't notice until around three weeks after the baby. This is a very common disease through out mother 's.