Disability: Definition, Types & Models

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Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) is a genetically inherited disorder characterized by abnormalities in brain functioning.

Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a form of metabolic disorder that is passed down through families.

Glutaric Acidemia (GA2) is a form of autosomal recessive disorder both of the affected persons parents must be carriers of the disorder.

Thanatophoric dysplasia occurs in approximately one in every 20 to 50 thousand newborns.

Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is where muscle and connective tissues are slowly replaced by bone referred to as ossification.

Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) or Schilder-Addision Disease involves closely-related inherited disorders that disrupt breakdown of fats in the body.

Zellweger syndrome is one of a group of four diseases related and referred to as peroxisome biogenesis disorders.

Symptoms of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis SSPE include changes in behavior and mild mental deterioration such as memory loss.

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