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Effectiveness of Video Based Games on Upper Extremity Functions in Mild Mental Retardation Diagnosed Cases

For the study group, in addition to fine motor skills activities, 20 min. Leap-Motion virtual reality games, and for the control group only fine motor skill activities will be applied. The study will last 8 weeks, 2 times a week for a total of 16 sessions.The games that Fizyosoft has ...

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Weight Management for Adolescents With IDD

Rates of obesity and obesity related chronic health conditions are higher in adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) than those in the general population. Many of the negative health consequences observed in obese adults are already present in obese adolescents with IDD. This study is a 3 group randomized ...

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"Cognitus & Moi": a New Cognitive Remediation Tool

Cognitus & ME is a remediation program focused on attentional functions and visuospatial, to limit the presence of behavioral disorders among children with intellectual disabilities.The main objective is to validate the effectiveness of Cognitus & ME program on behavioral disorders in children with intellectual disabilities (with or without autism spectrum ...

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Dialectical Behaviour Group Therapy for Adults With Intellectual Disabilities

1.2 Introduction This pilot intervention attempts to deliver and evaluate an adapted Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in group format. It is hypothesized that the strategies taught through this adapted modality will increase adults with dual diagnosis skills in managing difficult situations and their emotional reactions, thereby decreasing risk of crisis ...

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Effects of Social Gaze Training on Brain and Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome

The purpose of the study is to evaluate a 2-3 day treatment probe targeted to improving social gaze behavior in children with fragile X syndrome (FXS). The investigators will use the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to shape appropriate social skills. Importantly, the investigators propose to examine the effects ...


Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Games With Virtual Reality in Intellectual Disabilities

Background: Games using motion capture from webcam have become increasingly popular. A population that lacks much stimulus in the teaching-learning process has under-explored the benefits of this kind of games: The Intellectually Disabled. The aim of this study is to analyse the effectiveness of games with virtual reality in the ...

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Repetitive Behavior Disorders in People With Severe Mental Retardation

Abnormal repetitive behaviors (odd or inappropriate movements, self-injury, and compulsions) are among the aberrant behaviors exhibited by individuals with mental retardation. However, little is known about their pathobiology and treatments are largely unconfirmed by controlled trials. For example, few controlled studies have examined the efficacy of pharmacological treatment of abnormal ...


Reducing Aggression Among People With an Intellectual Disability

Rationale: The prevalence of aggression among people with an intellectual disability is high. Previous studies have demonstrated the potential of multivitamin-, mineral-, and n-3 fatty acids (n-3FA) supplementation to reduce antisocial behavior and aggression among schoolchildren and prisoners. Objective: To test the hypothesis that multivitamin-, mineral-, and n-3 FA supplementation ...

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Oral Health Promotion Among Preschool Children With Special Needs

Early childhood caries (ECC) is reported to be the most prevalent childhood disease. It is a chronic, infectious dental disease affecting children aged between birth and 71 months. Untreated ECC can lead to toothache, swelling, abscess, immature loss of primary teeth, and thereby, significant impacts on children's physical and emotional ...

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Clinical Utility of Pediatric Whole Exome Sequencing

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is changing the paradigm of clinical genetic testing. Unlike highly focused single-gene tests, NGS allows one to examine gene panels, the exome, and the whole genome. With the broad array of molecular tests now available, ordering physicians face the conundrum of selecting the best diagnostic tool for ...

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