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Disability: Definition, Types and Models Document List

  • Synopsis: This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Types of Disability category.

Publication List:

NOTE: Though articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

  1. Ataxia Spinocerebellar: SCA Facts and Information
    Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) is a genetically inherited disorder characterized by abnormalities in brain functioning - Published: 2010-04-13
  2. Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD): Facts & Information
    Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a form of metabolic disorder that is passed down through families - Published: 2010-04-10
  3. Glutaric Acidemia Type II (GA2) - Facts and Information
    Glutaric Acidemia (GA2) is a form of autosomal recessive disorder both of the affected persons parents must be carriers of the disorder - Published: 2010-04-09
  4. Thanatophoric Dysplasia: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
    Thanatophoric dysplasia occurs in approximately one in every 20 to 50 thousand newborns - Published: 2010-04-03
  5. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) - Facts and Information
    Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is where muscle and connective tissues are slowly replaced by bone referred to as ossification - Published: 2010-03-30
  6. Adrenoleukodystrophy - Facts and Information
    Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) or Schilder-Addision Disease involves closely-related inherited disorders that disrupt breakdown of fats in the body - Published: 2010-03-28
  7. Zellweger Syndrome - Facts and Information
    Zellweger syndrome is one of a group of four diseases related and referred to as peroxisome biogenesis disorders - Published: 2010-03-13
  8. Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE) - Facts and Information
    Symptoms of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis SSPE include changes in behavior and mild mental deterioration such as memory loss - Published: 2010-03-11
  9. Niemann-Pick Disease - Facts and Information
    Niemann-Pick Disease is one of a group of lysosome storage disease that affect a persons metabolism - Published: 2010-03-10
  10. Hirayama's Disease: Symptoms, Facts and Information
    Hirayama's disease, also referred to as Monomelic amyotrophy, MMS, Sobue disease or Juvenile non-progressive amyotrophy - Published: 2010-03-08
  11. Retinoblastoma - Facts and Information
    Retinoblastoma is a form of childhood cancer that starts from immature retinal cells in one or both of the persons eyes - Published: 2010-03-04
  12. Sanfilippo Syndrome - Facts and Information
    Sanfilippo syndrome is a form of inherited disease involving a persons metabolism - Published: 2010-02-24
  13. Wolman Disease - Facts and Information
    Wolman disease is a form of rare and inherited condition that involves the breakdown and use of cholesterol and fats in the body - Published: 2010-02-22
  14. Cri Du Chat Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
    Cri du chat is one of the most common syndromes caused by chromosomal deletion affecting between one in twenty-thousand and one in fifty-thousand children - Published: 2010-02-21
  15. Tay-Sachs Disease - Facts and Information
    Infants with Tay-Sachs disease seem to develop as usual during the first few months of their lives - Published: 2010-02-18
  16. Leigh's Disease - Facts and Information
    Leighs disease is a form of rare inherited neuro-metabolic disorder that affects a persons central nervous system - Published: 2010-02-16
  17. Patau Syndrome: Facts and Information
    Patau syndrome is a genetic disorder in which a persons chromosome thirteen appears three times instead of twice - Published: 2010-02-16
  18. Edward's Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
    Edwards Syndrome (also known as Trisomy 18 (T18) or Trisomy E) is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 18th chromosome - Published: 2010-02-14
  19. Degos Disease: Facts, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
    Degos disease is a very rare form of illness that was first described by Kohlmeier in the year 1941 and documented as a distinct form of illness - Published: 2010-02-13
  20. Batten Disease - Facts and Information
    Batten disease is a form of fatal inherited disorder that affects a persons nervous system - Published: 2010-02-12
  21. Alstrom Syndrome - Facts and Information
    Alstrom syndrome is a form of rare genetic disease that affects several parts of a persons body - Published: 2010-02-11
  22. Prader-Willi Syndrome: Facts, Information & Research
    Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) affects approximately one out of every twelve to fifteen thousand people from both sexes and all races - Published: 2010-02-07
  23. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - Facts and Information
    Treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia includes monitored hormone replacement therapy and a lifetime of daily medication - Published: 2010-01-02
  24. Marfan Syndrome - Facts and Information
    Marfan syndrome is an inherited condition which affects a person's connective tissues - Published: 2009-12-16
  25. Fanconi Anemia - Facts and Information
    Fanconis Anemia (FA) is a rare form of recessive inherited blood disorder - Published: 2009-12-13
  26. Whipple's Disease - Facts and Information
    Whipples disease involves a rare form of bacterial infection that primarily affects a persons small intestine - Published: 2009-12-13
  27. Otitis Media - Facts and Information
    Otitis media is inflammation or infection of the middle ear that often starts after a cold,sore throat or other form of breathing or respiratory problem spreads to the middle ear - Published: 2009-11-28
  28. Aortic Stenosis - Facts and Information
    Information on aortic stenosis a disease a person may experience from birth or later on in life - Published: 2009-11-26
  29. Turner Syndrome: Diagnosing, Risk & Treatment
    Turner syndrome chromosomal condition describes women and girls with features caused by a partial or complete absence of second sex chromosome - Published: 2009-11-24
  30. Alport Syndrome - Facts and Information
    Alport syndrome is a form of genetic disease involving a mutation that affects a persons ears eyes and kidneys - Published: 2009-11-21
  31. Diphtheria - Facts and Information
    Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that happens quickly and spreads easily affecting a persons throat and nose - Published: 2009-11-13
  32. Bell's Palsy - Facts and Information
    Bells palsy is a type of facial paralysis the result of either trauma or damage to one or two of a persons facial nerves - Published: 2009-11-12
  33. Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Types 0 & 1
    Spinal muscular atrophy types belong to hereditary diseases that cause weakness and wasting of voluntary muscles in arms and legs of children - Published: 2009-04-05


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