Search for dissertations about: "multiple disabilities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words multiple disabilities.

  1. 1. The kaleidoscope of communication Different perspectives on communication involving children with severe multiple disabilities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : HLS Förlag

    Author : Cecilia Olsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; dyadic interaction; pre-symbolic communication; multiple disabilities; system theory; communication process; communication models; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of six publications presenting a theoretical framework, a methodological proposal and three empirical studies. The aim of the work is; to gain knowledge on how children with severe multiple disabilities communicate with their caregivers, to analyse how different research strategies can add knowledge from different perspectives on communication, and to develop models for analysing and describing the dyadic interaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Proximal processes of children with profound multiple disabilities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Wilder; Mälardalens högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology; Children; profound multiple disabilities; interaction; behavior style; family accommodation; social networks; systems theory;

    Abstract : In this thesis four empirical studies dealt with children with profound multiple disabilities and their parents with regard to: (a) how parents perceived interaction with their children (b) how observed child/parent interaction was linked to behavior style of the children as perceived by the parents (c) how parents of children with profound multiple disabilities perceived child/parent interaction and behavior style of their children in comparison to parents to children without disabilities matched for communicative ability and age respectively, and, (d) how social networks and family accommodations were linked to child/parent interaction and child behavior style over time for these families according to parental appraisals. The results in study I showed that child/parent interaction occurred through out the day and constituted of mutual experience and joy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diagnostic, prognostic and management aspects of different types of multiple sclerosis

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Petra Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; optic neuritis; multiple sclerosis; cerebrospinal fluid; magnetic resonance imaging; prognosis; cognition; diagnosis; primary progressive multiple sclerosis; tumefactive MS; craniectomy;

    Abstract : Background: The aim in the thesis is to study diagnostic issues, clinical features, therapy, and prognosis in selected demyelinative disorders of the nervous system: optic neuritis (ON), primary progressive MS (PPMS), and tumefactive MS (a very rare acute demyelinating disorder). Methods: From an initial cohort of 110 patients with ON collected 19 to 31 years ago, a new follow-up survey was conducted in 50 patients who on a previous follow up had not developed MS. READ MORE

  4. 4. Participation in everyday life for adults with profound intellectual (and multiple) disabilities

    University dissertation from Eskilstuna : Mälardalen University

    Author : Lena Talman; Mälardalens högskola.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; everyday life; participation; profound intellectual and multiple disability; social care; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Background: Adults with profound intellectual (and multiple) disabilities need society’s support to live under “as normal circumstances” as possible. Support should be carried out in accordance with the Swedish disability policy vision of full participation in community and equality in living conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health-enhancing participation in girls and women with Rett syndrome - a balancing act

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Michelle Stahlhut; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018]
    Keywords : Rett syndrome; Multiple disabilities; Outcome measures; Physical behavior; Physical activity; Sedentary behavior; Facilitators; Barriers; Participation; ’Uptime’ activities;

    Abstract : Rett syndrome (RTT) is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder usually affecting females. It is associated with multiple disabilities including intellectual disability leading to a high level of dependency in all aspects of daily living including participation in physical activities. READ MORE