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Disabilities: Definition, Types and Models of Disability Document List

Summary: Our library below features 33 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Types of Disability category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Types of Disability RSS feed.

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Ataxia Spinocerebellar: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) is a genetically inherited disorder characterized by abnormalities in brain functioning.
Publish Date: 2010/04/13 - Updated: 2023/06/24

Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD): Symptoms and Treatment
Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a form of metabolic disorder that is passed down through families.
Publish Date: 2010/04/10 - Updated: 2023/01/30

Glutaric Acidemia Type II (GA2) Information
Glutaric Acidemia (GA2) is a form of autosomal recessive disorder. Both of the affected person's parents must be carriers of the disorder.
Publish Date: 2010/04/09 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Thanatophoric Dysplasia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Thanatophoric Dysplasia is a form of severe skeletal disorder characterized by very notably short limbs and redundant skin on the person's arms and legs.
Publish Date: 2010/04/03 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Information
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is where muscle and connective tissues are slowly replaced by bone referred to as ossification.
Publish Date: 2010/03/30 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Adrenoleukodystrophy: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) or Schilder-Addison Disease involves closely related inherited disorders that disrupt the breakdown of fats in the body.
Publish Date: 2010/03/28 - Updated: 2023/01/31

Zellweger Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Zellweger syndrome is one of a group of four diseases that are related and are referred to as peroxisome biogenesis disorders (PBD).
Publish Date: 2010/03/13 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE) is a form of a progressive neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system of children and young adults.
Publish Date: 2010/03/11 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Niemann-Pick Disease: Symptoms and General Information
Niemann-Pick Disease is one of a group of lysosome storage diseases that affect the metabolism caused by mutations in the genes.
Publish Date: 2010/03/10 - Updated: 2023/01/31

Hirayama's Disease: Symptoms, Facts and Information
Hirayama's disease, also referred to as Monomelic amyotrophy, MMS, Sobue disease or Juvenile non-progressive amyotrophy.
Publish Date: 2010/03/08 - Updated: 2017/03/06

Retinoblastoma: Symptoms, Causes, Testing, Treatment
A retinoblastoma is a form of childhood cancer that starts from immature retinal cells in one or both of the person's eyes.
Publish Date: 2010/03/04 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Sanfilippo Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Sanfilippo syndrome is a form of inherited disease involving metabolism. The condition makes the body unable to break down long chains of sugar molecules appropriately .
Publish Date: 2010/02/24 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Wolman Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
Wolman disease is a form of a rare and inherited condition that involves the breakdown and use of cholesterol and fats in the body.
Publish Date: 2010/02/22 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Cri Du Chat Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, 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.
Publish Date: 2010/02/21 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Tay-Sachs Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Tay-Sachs disease is a form of fatal genetic lipid storage disorder where harmful amounts of ganglioside GM2 build up in the nerve cells and tissues of the brain.
Publish Date: 2010/02/18 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Leigh's Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Leighs disease is a form of rare inherited neuro-metabolic disorder that affects a persons central nervous system.
Publish Date: 2010/02/16 - Updated: 2023/01/29

Patau Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Patau syndrome is a genetic disorder in which a person's chromosome thirteen appears three times instead of twice.
Publish Date: 2010/02/16 - Updated: 2023/01/31

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.
Publish Date: 2010/02/14 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Degos Disease: Facts, Causes, Symptoms, 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.
Publish Date: 2010/02/13 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Batten Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments
Batten disease is a form of fatal inherited disorder that affects a persons nervous system.
Publish Date: 2010/02/12 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Alstrom Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Information
Alstrom syndrome is characterized by a progressive loss of both hearing and vision, as well as a form of heart disease which weakens and enlarges a person's heart.
Publish Date: 2010/02/11 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Prader-Willi Syndrome: Facts, Information, Research
Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) involves a disorder of chromosome 15, the disorder affects approximately one out of every twelve to fifteen thousand people from both sexes and all races.
Publish Date: 2010/02/07 - Updated: 2021/02/23

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - Facts and Information
Treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia includes monitored hormone replacement therapy and a lifetime of daily medication.
Publish Date: 2010/01/02 - Updated: 2011/10/24

Marfan Syndrome - Facts and Information
Marfan syndrome is an inherited condition which affects a person's connective tissues.
Publish Date: 2009/12/16

Fanconi Anemia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Fanconi's Anemia (FA) is a rare form of recessive, inherited blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure. Fanconi's prevents a person's bone marrow from producing enough blood cells for their body to function as it should.
Publish Date: 2009/12/13 - Updated: 2022/05/19

Whipple's Disease - Facts and Information
Whipples disease involves a rare form of bacterial infection that primarily affects a persons small intestine.
Publish Date: 2009/12/13

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.
Publish Date: 2009/11/28 - Updated: 2009/11/30

Aortic Stenosis - Facts and Information
Information on aortic stenosis a disease a person may experience from birth or later on in life.
Publish Date: 2009/11/26

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.
Publish Date: 2009/11/24 - Updated: 2022/04/28

Alport Syndrome: Facts and Information
Alport syndrome is a form of genetic disease involving a mutation that affects a persons ears eyes and kidneys.
Publish Date: 2009/11/21 - Updated: 2020/12/02

Diphtheria: Types, Symptoms, Treatment
Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that happens quickly and spreads easily affecting a persons throat and nose.
Publish Date: 2009/11/13 - Updated: 2022/08/02

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.
Publish Date: 2009/11/12

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Types 0 and 1
Spinal muscular atrophy types belong to hereditary diseases that cause weakness and wasting of voluntary muscles in the arms and legs of children.
Publish Date: 2009/04/05 - Updated: 2023/02/01

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