Mild cognitive impairment

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), also known as incipient dementia and isolated memory impairment, is a neurological disorder that occurs in older adults which involves cognitive impairments with minimal impairment in instrumental activities of daily living. MCI involves […]

Main Aisa Hi Hoon

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Main Aisa Hi Hoon (English: I Am Like This) is a Bollywood drama film released in 2005. It was directed by Harry Baweja and stars Ajay Devgn, Sushmita Sen, Esha Deoland Anupam Kher. […]

Alberta Eugenics Board

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     The Alberta Eugenics Board was a Canadian attempt to impose sterilization on a disabled subset of its population. In 1928, the Alberta government (Alberta, Canada) passed eugenics legislation that enabled the involuntary […]

Infantilism (physiological disorder)

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     In medicine, Infantilism is an obsolete term for various, often unrelated disorders of human development, up to developmental disability, which consist of retention of the physical and/or psychological characteristics of early developmental […]

Dyscravia

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility Dyscravia is a voicing substitution dysgraphia, i.e. a type of writing disorder in which the affected person confuses letters denoting sounds that differ in their voicing attribute (e.g. writing “dap” instead of “tap” or “tash” instead of “dash”). It arises from a deficit within the phoneme-to-grapheme conversion process in a cognitive function specialized in the conversion of the voicing feature of […]

Greengate School

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility Greengate School for Dyslexia is a private, non-profit school located in Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama. Established in 2002, Greengate School provides a full-time elementary program for children with dyslexia in Huntsville. Starting with three students in a church, Greengate had 32 students in 2006 and 19 teachers. The school has a 4:1 student teacher […]

Generalist Genes Hypothesis

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility The Generalist Genes Hypothesis of learning abilities and disabilities was conceived by Professor Robert Plomin, one of the 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century. The term was originally coined in an article by Plomin & Kovas (2005), published in Psychological Bulletin, one of the leading psychology journals (according to Web of Science’s Journal Citation Reports). The Generalist […]