SPE 358 Characteristics of Students with Physical Health Impairments
Strategies to Teach Individuals with Physical Impairments
Timothy E. Jackson
October 13, 2012
Facilitator: Byron Punch
Several important factors will be addressed within the body of this essay. The first gives the definition of exactly what Neuromotor IEP is. Neuromotor ability is defined as a condition that; has been caused by some serve damage to the central nervous system which; includes the brain and the spinal cord. The author has chosen a specific student for the purpose of this essay, one who has suffered from a traumatic brain injury and the results of that injury. In addition the author …show more content…
The Type of Injury:
In many cases, the brain will make an attempt to fix itself after being struck in the head with a baseball or any other object which, later can inadvertently cause the generation of abnormal nerve connections that can cause seizures/epilepsy. Our student Antonio was struck in the head with a line-drive pitch.
Specific Disabilities: Seizures
To start, Seizures or the medical term (Epilepsy), as defined by Medicine Journal, is a very complex disorder with many causes. Anything that causes disruption to the patterns of the neuron activity from illnesses, to brain damage and to an abnormal brain development can lead to seizures/epilepsy. Epilepsy may be developed usually because of an abnormality in the brain. However recent studies have shown that; epilepsy can also be caused by a blow to the head causing an imbalance in the neurotransmitters.
The Salient Complications:
Having a seizure at certain times can lead to situations that; can be dangers to yourself or the people around you.