Cognitive Disability: Information on Intellectual Disabilities Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-07
Summary: Archive of published articles and documents from the Disabled World Cognitive Disabilities category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below 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.
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Cognitive Disabilities Publications - (81 Articles)
NIHTB-CB Measures Cognitive Change in Intellectual Disability
Research reveals NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery (NIHTB-CB) sensitive to developmental changes in children, teens and young adults.
Publish Date: 2022-12-05 - Updated: 2023-01-03
CAPRIN1 Gene Mutation Causes ADHD, ASD, Myasthenia, Language Impairment
Studies reveal insufficient production of protein CAPRIN1 in the brain can lead to impairments, including ASD, ADHD, language disorders, and myasthenia.
Publish Date: 2022-09-22 - Updated: 2023-01-04
Dehydration Study Reveals Cognition Sputter as We Get Parched
Research data papers on dehydration and cognitive ability showed functions like attention, coordination and complex problem solving suffering the most, and activities like reacting quickly when prompted not diminishing much.
Publish Date: 2018-07-19
What if You Could Know Your Mild Cognitive Impairment Would Not Progress?
Researchers found in some mild cognitive impairment patients, real neuropsychological stability over a decade is possible and long-term stability could be predicted based on neuropsychological tests.
Publish Date: 2018-04-26
Anxiety Can Aid People to Recall Details of Events
Study of undergraduate students found that manageable levels of anxiety actually aided people in being able to recall the details of events.
Publish Date: 2018-02-28
Personality Changes During Transition to Mild Cognitive Impairment
Researchers conclude personality changes, which can lead to changes in behavior, occur early on during the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Publish Date: 2018-01-23
Oversimplifying Causes of Mental Illness Beliefs May Hinder Social Acceptance
Findings suggest beliefs about causes of mental illness could be addressed in public campaigns and by policymakers in different and more beneficial ways.
Publish Date: 2018-01-10
Visual Intelligence Not the Same as IQ
Study shows that there is a broad range of differences in visual ability and that these variations are not associated with general intelligence, or Intelligence Quotient (IQ).
Publish Date: 2017-11-12 - Updated: 2020-06-04
Behavioral Issues in Lower-income Children Raised in Counties with High Upward Mobility
Study reveals children who grow up in urban counties with high upward mobility exhibit fewer behavioral problems and perform better on cognitive tests.
Publish Date: 2017-08-17 - Updated: 2020-02-07
Deaf Children and Cognitive Development
Investigating whether early exposure to sign language can forestall cognitive issues in deaf children.
Publish Date: 2016-02-13 - Updated: 2018-01-24
Cutting Challenging Behaviour by 60% - New Support Model for People with Learning Disabilities
Randomised controlled trial shows new approach to support for people with learning disabilities has achieved remarkable results.
Publish Date: 2016-01-26 - Updated: 2016-02-24
Infertility Treatments: No Risk of Developmental Delays in Children
NIH researchers find no risk by age 7 from in vitro fertilization or other widespread treatments.
Publish Date: 2016-01-05 - Updated: 2020-11-24
inTime Rhythm Based Music Therapy Helps Kids with Learning Disabilities
Efficacy of inTime a novel intervention of rhythm-based music listening therapy to help children overcome learning disabilities.
Publish Date: 2015-08-14 - Updated: 2018-04-30
Insight into Intellectual Disabilities in the 21st Century
Insight into Intellectual Disabilities in the 21st Century reveals a nation in the midst of change.
Publish Date: 2015-07-25 - Updated: 2020-09-12
Special Education: Advocating & Otherwise Abled
Excerpts from a self-published handbook used with the parents advocated for in the special education process.
Publish Date: 2015-03-31
Overcoming the Shame of My Learning Disability
Despite trying hard to read and write, 6 year old Leana Greene found it continually difficult to spell words and process letters and later found out she had dyslexia.
Publish Date: 2015-03-20 - Updated: 2020-09-30
The Neurophysiology of Stuttering
New studies provide insight into treatment of stuttering and understanding its physiological basis.
Publish Date: 2015-02-24 - Updated: 2020-10-07
Report: Detecting, and Diagnosing Cognitive Impairment
Increased detection of cognitive impairment is essential for earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.
Publish Date: 2015-02-09 - Updated: 2020-10-11
Fragile X Syndrome: Genetic Clues Found
Researchers gain new insight into fragile X syndrome, the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability.
Publish Date: 2015-01-21 - Updated: 2022-07-13
Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis and Cognitive Disability Link
Study results reveal importance of identifying early stage atherosclerosis to help preserve heart, cognition and brain health.
Publish Date: 2014-11-25
Statins Reverse Learning Disability Caused by Genetic Disorder
UCLA neuroscientists discover statins reverse learning deficits caused by mutation linked to common genetic cause of learning disabilities.
Publish Date: 2014-11-16 - Updated: 2021-10-15
Having Mild Cognitive Impairment Anxiety Can Accelerate Conversion to Alzheimer's
Study shows people with mild cognitive impairment at risk of converting to Alzheimers disease within a few years, risk increases significantly if they suffer from anxiety.
Publish Date: 2014-11-13 - Updated: 2020-11-25
Neighborhood Walkability Can Slow Cognitive Decline
Study shows neighborhoods that motivate walking can stave off cognitive decline in older adults.
Publish Date: 2014-11-07
Are Genetics to Blame for Intellectual Disability
Scientists join forces to unlock an untapped source of genetic information to better understand and treat children with Intellectual Disability.
Publish Date: 2014-10-22 - Updated: 2022-08-12
Serious Mental Illnesses and The Criminal Justice System
Report responding to the large number of people with serious mental illnesses in the criminal justice system requires more than mental health services.
Publish Date: 2014-10-14 - Updated: 2020-12-10
Challenging Reality of Aging with an Intellectual Disability
Report shows an almost doubling of dementia in those with Down syndrome and significantly reduced risk of heart attack and hypertension.
Publish Date: 2014-09-30
Physical Fitness Results in Better Language Skills in Children
Researchers report children who are physically fit have faster and more robust neuro-electrical brain responses during reading than their less-fit peers.
Publish Date: 2014-06-06 - Updated: 2014-11-03
Mental Illness: Are Churches in the Dark?
Kristi Lemley author and counselor offers solutions for Christian leaders to help people struggling with mental illness.
Publish Date: 2014-05-12 - Updated: 2021-06-13
Childhood Trauma and Women's Health in Prison
Strong likelihood that link between childhood trauma and adult physical and mental health issues greatly more pronounced among female offenders.
Publish Date: 2014-04-29 - Updated: 2021-08-31
Is Special Needs Evaluation Needed for Your Child Survey Results
Parents magazine study reveals one in four moms wonder whether a special needs evaluation is needed for their child.
Publish Date: 2014-03-11 - Updated: 2021-02-02
Recent Developments in Speech Language Disability
Information regarding speech-language disabilities including dyslexia, articulation, and executive functioning abilities.
Publish Date: 2013-09-09 - Updated: 2021-08-29
People with Intellectual Disabilities and the Prison System
Article examines persons with cognitive disabilities as victims or offenders of crime occurring more often than people who do not experience forms of disabilities.
Publish Date: 2013-08-02 - Updated: 2021-08-29
10% of Children Affected by Specific Learning Disabilities
Study shows learning disabilities affect up to 10 percent of children and co-occur at higher than expected rates.
Publish Date: 2013-04-26 - Updated: 2021-05-02
The Challenges of Securing Disability Benefits
For adults with intellectual and related developmental disabilities securing benefits they are entitled to can be challenging.
Publish Date: 2012-12-18 - Updated: 2022-01-04
Humans Losing Intellectual and Emotional Abilities
Humans are losing intellectual and emotional abilities due to human intelligence and behavior requiring optimal functioning of a large number of genes, which requires enormous evolutionary pressures to maintain.
Publish Date: 2012-11-12 - Updated: 2022-03-16
Children with Dyspraxia in America
Information and resources regarding dyspraxia in children in the US Developmental dyspraxia involves an immaturity of the organization of a persons movement.
Publish Date: 2012-09-05 - Updated: 2022-02-09
Gait Changes and Cognitive Disability
Gait disturbances like slowing of walking pace or more variable stride may indicate decline in cognitive function.
Publish Date: 2012-07-15 - Updated: 2021-09-02
New Type of Intellectual Disability Found
Gene for new form of intellectual disability and how it likely affects cognitive development by disrupting neuron functioning.
Publish Date: 2012-04-28
Intellectual Disability Tied to Father Being Older at Conception
Chromosomal abnormalities linked to intellectual disability can be traced back to an older father when the child is conceived.
Publish Date: 2011-10-13 - Updated: 2022-06-20
Nab2/ZC3H14 Protein and Inherited Intellectual Disability
Mutation in the ZC3H14 gene showed up in two independent family trees affected by intellectual disability.
Publish Date: 2011-07-05 - Updated: 2022-08-12
America Neglecting Intellectual and Developmental Disabled
Arc's Families and Individual Needs for Disability Support (FINDS) survey shows economic strain has hurt all Americans, the 7 million living with I/DD and their families are among the hardest hit, with access to needed services drastically reduced.
Publish Date: 2011-06-15 - Updated: 2022-03-06
Cognitive Impairment in Preschool Children with Epilepsy
Cognitive impairment is evident early on in preschool children with epilepsy consistent with results of similar studies in older children.
Publish Date: 2011-06-02
Cognitive Decline Incidence Higher in Southern Stroke Belt
Shared risk factors for stroke mortality and impaired brain function seen in Southern US population.
Publish Date: 2011-05-26
Changing Lives: Learning Disabilities Worldwide
Learning Disabilities Worldwide has positioned itself to ensure that the promise of No Child Left Behind becomes a reality.
Publish Date: 2011-05-17 - Updated: 2022-04-01
Intellectual Disability Gene Discovered
New gene connected with a type of intellectual disability called Joubert syndrome discovered.
Publish Date: 2011-05-13 - Updated: 2022-08-12
Screening Test for Cognitive Therapy
The essential finding of this study is that that activity in the brain's cortical emotion regulatory systems is strongly related to pupil size when people are viewing emotion-laden words.
Publish Date: 2011-04-18 - Updated: 2022-04-20
Planning Steps for Parents of Special Needs Children
Autism disorder affects one in 110 children in the United States with boys being four times more likely than girls to be diagnosed.
Publish Date: 2011-03-23
Hypochondriasis: Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for people with hypochondriasis.
Publish Date: 2011-03-03 - Updated: 2022-05-19
Brain Function Linked to Birth Size
Evidence links brain function variations between the left and right sides of the brain to size at birth and the weight of the placenta.
Publish Date: 2011-02-19 - Updated: 2022-05-30
Developmental Dyscalculia Information and Facts
Developmental Dyscalculia is a form of learning disability that affects the ability to acquire math skills an average child might.
Publish Date: 2011-02-15 - Updated: 2022-05-15
Language-based Learning Disability
Information regarding language-based learning disabilities that involve age-appropriate spelling writing and or reading issues.
Publish Date: 2011-01-11 - Updated: 2021-05-10
Power Stuttering Center Offers Up-to-Date Information About Stuttering
The Kings Speech is a movie many consider to be a front-runner to sweep the Oscars this year.
Publish Date: 2010-12-28
Widening Perceptions of Reading and Writing Difficulties
Learning to read and write can be disrupted in various ways leading to disorders known as dyslexia and dysgraphia.
Publish Date: 2010-12-08 - Updated: 2016-06-13
Dyscalculia Screener to Reveal Extent of Hidden Disability in Adults
An estimated 3 to 6 percent of adults could have the hidden disability dyscalculia which affects fundamental ability to acquire arithmetical skills.
Publish Date: 2010-11-29
Proposed Disability Rule for People with Mental Disorders - US Social Security
Social Security announced it will publish a notice clarifying part of the recently proposed Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Mental Disorders.
Publish Date: 2010-11-21
New Tool May be Useful for Detecting Cognitive Impairment
Cognitive assessment tool appears potentially useful for identifying problems in thinking learning and memory among older adults.
Publish Date: 2010-11-08
Wellness Visits to Include Detection of Cognitive Impairment
Inclusion of detection of cognitive impairment as a part of the Annual Wellness Visit.
Publish Date: 2010-11-07
Creating New Opportunities for Fulfilling Lives for Persons with Learning and Developmental Disabilities
International Association for Life Quality Reshapes Industry to Create New Opportunities for Fulfilling Lives for Persons with Learning and Developmental Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-11-02
Registry Accelerates Fragile X Syndrome Research
The new registry is expected to develop shared research registries for other neurodevelopmental disorders such as Down syndrome.
Publish Date: 2010-10-06 - Updated: 2022-07-13
Supports Intensity Scale Effective for Identifying Intellectual Disability Needs
Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) assessment tool can effectively predict funding for people with intellectual disability based on individual needs.
Publish Date: 2010-09-26
Medications May Cause Long Term Cognitive Impairment
Drugs for common medical conditions including insomnia allergies or incontinence may cause long term cognitive impairment.
Publish Date: 2010-07-13
Physical Activity in Teenagers Reduces Cognitive Impairment Risk in Later Years
Teenage physical activity reduces risk of cognitive impairment in later life.
Publish Date: 2010-06-30
New Strategy may Improve Cognition
Findings could lead to new drugs to enhance cognition in patients and healthy individuals.
Publish Date: 2010-06-30
Learning With Disabilities - A Scenario Which is often Preventable
Childs inability to rhyme words learn the alphabet or notice when the words start with same sound are signs the brain is not functioning as it should.
Publish Date: 2010-05-29
Hand-clapping Songs Improve Motor and Cognitive Skills
Research confirms that hand-clapping songs improve motor and cognitive skills.
Publish Date: 2010-04-28
Genetic Test for Cause of Intellectual Disability
Non-syndromic types of intellectual disability do not have physical signs and are more difficult to identify.
Publish Date: 2010-02-27
Cognitive Disorders Linked by Common Thread
Rett syndrome (RTT), Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS) and Alpha-Thalassemia mental Retardation, X-linked syndrome (ATR-X) have each been linked.
Publish Date: 2010-02-15 - Updated: 2016-06-13
Rosa's Law - Using Intellectual Disability Instead of Mental Retardation
Rosa's Law - Replacing pejorative label of mental retardation with the more respectful terminology of intellectual disability.
Publish Date: 2010-02-04 - Updated: 2018-01-25
Research on Mild Cognitive Impairment
Mayo Clinic Scientists Review 10 Years of Research on Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Publish Date: 2009-12-29
Gene Identified as Cause of Intellectual Disability Forms
A gene involved in some forms of intellectual disability identified by scientists at Center for Addiction and Mental Health.
Publish Date: 2009-12-15 - Updated: 2022-08-11
Ultrasound Enhances Noninvasive Down Syndrome Tests
We did not miss a single case of Down syndrome with our overall screening program, which included an option for invasive testing.
Publish Date: 2009-11-20
Health Education for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Adults with intellectual disabilities have slightly higher rates of obesity, physical inactivity and preventable chronic diseases.
Publish Date: 2009-11-08
Prenatal Testing for Down Syndrome
Prenatal tests for Down syndrome promising to be safer more accurate and available to women earlier in pregnancy.
Publish Date: 2009-09-14 - Updated: 2020-06-12
Fighting the Burden of Mental Disorders
Mental disorders are a global problem and represent one of the biggest challenges for health care systems.
Publish Date: 2009-09-12 - Updated: 2016-06-13
AAIDD, Mental Retardation and Related Disabilities
AAIDD publishes two journals the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-08-29 - Updated: 2010-07-09
Defining Fragile X Syndrome
Information and definition of Fragile X Syndrome, a genetically inherited form of mental retardation.
Publish Date: 2009-07-24 - Updated: 2022-07-13
Severe COPD Can Lead to Cognitive Impairment
Individuals with severe COPD had significantly lower cognitive function than those without.
Publish Date: 2009-07-07 - Updated: 2010-11-09
Measuring Intellectual Disability
Specific and quantitative means of measuring levels of the fragile X mental retardation 1 (FMR1) protein (FMRP).
Publish Date: 2009-06-24 - Updated: 2015-06-12
Down Syndrome: Information and Birth Likelihood
Information on Down syndrome genetic disorder that results in varying degrees of physical and mental retardation and likelihood of giving birth to downs child.
Publish Date: 2009-03-31 - Updated: 2020-06-12
Anesthesia Exposure and Learning Disabilities
Children who require multiple surgeries under anesthesia during first three years of life at higher risk of developing learning disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-03-24 - Updated: 2014-12-14
Canada Opens Door to Learning Disorder Drug
Canadian scientists have connected crucial brain protein with power to learn creating possibility that learning disabilities could be corrected with a drug.
Publish Date: 2009-02-24
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