Search for dissertations about: "developmental disabilities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words developmental disabilities.

  1. 1. Children's health and developmental delay : positive functioning in every-day life

    Author : Lena Almqvist; Mats Granlund; Dale Farren; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; health; positive functioning; participation; engagement; children; developmental delay; disabilities; Psychology; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to gain understanding of what patterns of child and environment characteristics that promote and sustain health and positive functioning of children with and without developmental delay or disabilities. The focus was on promotion of strengths and competencies rather than on prevention of risk factors, with an emphasis on children’s functioning in every-day life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Language and literacy acquisition in children with developmental and learning disabilities

    Author : Tomas Tjus; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language; literacy; communication; learning; learning disabilities; developmental disabilities; multimedia; teacher strategy;

    Abstract : This thesis describes and explores some of the learning factors involved for language and literacy acquisition for different groups of children with learning disabilities. The theoretical framework is based upon the Rare Event Learning Model that tries to specify all the transactional factors involved (cognitive, emotional and interactional) when learning takes place. READ MORE

  3. 3. Magnitude Processing in Developmental Dyscalculia : A Heterogeneous Learning Disability with Different Cognitive Profiles

    Author : Kenny Skagerlund; Ulf Träff; Thomas Karlsson; Bert De Smedt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Developmental Dyscalculia; mathematical learning disabilities; number sense; Dyskalkyli; matematiksvårigheter; antalsuppfattning;

    Abstract : Developmental dyscalculia (DD) is a learning disability that is characterized by severe difficulties with acquiring age-appropriate mathematical skills that cannot be attributed to insufficient education, language skills, or motivation. The prevalence rate is estimated at 3-6%, meaning that a substantial portion of the population struggles to learn mathematics to such a large degree that it affects overall well-being and academic prospects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Daily activities among persons with developmental disabilities. Assessment, staff experiences and caring dynamics

    Author : Irena Dychawy-Rosner; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : developmental disabilities; social care;

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  5. 5. Caring for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities : how can it be experienced and percieved by registered nurses?

    Author : Marie Appelgren; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : nursing; caring; intellectual and developmental disability; Vårdvetenskap; Care science;

    Abstract : Registered nurses [RNs] are within the frontline of professional nursing and are expected to provide a diverse range of health care services to a varied and heterogenic group of patients. They are bound by a code of ethics that mandates that nurses respect all human rights regardless of the patient’s abilities or functional status. READ MORE