Articles in Category: Learning Disabilities

Downs Syndrome (Adult)

Case Studies | Learning Disabilities

DOWN'S SYNDROME - ADULT

Jane is 21 years old and has Downs Syndrome. She lives with her mother, father, older brother and pet dog. Her father works full time and her mother remains at home to support Jane. Jane and her family recently moved to the area from the north of the country where she had previously engaged in many groups and hobbies. Her hobbies were dancing, drama and art. She also had a volunteering job at a local nursing home where she handed out the tea and coffee. Since moving house, Jane has no hobbies and spends all day with her mother watching television and DVD’s. Jane has good verbal communication and is independently mobile.

Learning Disability (Adult)

Case Studies | Learning Disabilities

MILD LEARNING DISABILITIES

Mark is 52 years old with a mild learning disability. He has lived in a flat of his own for five years prior to which he lived in a number of places including shared accommodation and supported living. He had several moves due to difficulties coping with other people or aspects of the environment such as noise. During this time however he was able to hold down a full time job as a cleaner between 2000 and 2010.

Mark has had several interests in the past such as listening to music and dancing. He used to meet his father in the pub on a regular basis but no longer wishes to do this. He has lost contact with the rest of his family and over recent years his level of activity has reduced.

Learning Disability (Adult)

Case Studies | Learning Disabilities

CEREBRAL PALSY

Tina is 20 years old, lives with her grandparents and attends a day centre five days a week. Tina has cerebral palsy which affects all her limbs. She has profound and multiple learning disabilities and currently has no means of consistently communicating with others or interacting with her environment.

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