Neurodevelopmental Disorders & Neurocognitive Disorders

Apply: Neurodevelopmental Disorders & Neurocognitive Disorders Research a DSM 5 disorder that falls under the category of either Neurodevelopmental Disorders OR Neurocognitive Disorders. A list is provided below for your choice of an appropriate topic. Remember that all disorders under these categories will relate to cognition. Make sure you understand the difference between Neurodevelopmental and Neurocognitive Disorders before beginning this assignment. You will need to research enough information to become an expert on the disorder you choose. You should be able to explain topics related to the clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the disorder. You will need to find a minimum of three resources that provide information pertaining to the disorder you choose. Your research should include a detailed description of the symptoms, age of onset, etiology (cause), prevalence and any other social considerations. Be sure to include assessment methods and evidence based treatment options available to treat the disorder you choose. Make note of any co-occurring disorders associated with the disorder as well. You may come across some terms with which you are unfamiliar. Look up definitions as you come across these terms. After completing your initial research, locate a case example of an individual who lives with the disorder on a daily basis. Take note of any commonly held struggles or obstacles the individual experiences in daily life due to the disorder. Be sure to describe this case example in your own words, giving credit to the author. After summarizing the case example, discuss any specifics that would be important to assess in an interview with this individual. Then, describe which treatment protocol (based on your research) that you would recommend for the individual. Be sure to include rationale as to why you chose the specific protocol you chose. Your paper should include an APA formatted Reference page for any collateral information used in your explanation. Neurodevelopmental Disorders Intellectual Disabilities Intellectual Disability (Intellectual Developmental Disorder) Global Developmental Delay Communication Disorders Language Disorder Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorder (Stuttering) Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Specific Learning Disorder Motor Disorders Developmental Coordination Disorder Stereotypic Movement Disorder Tic Disorders Neurocognitive Disorders Delirium Major and Mild Neurocognitive Disorders Major Neurocognitive Disorder Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Alzheimers’ Disease Major or Mild Frontotemporal Neurocognitive Disorder Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder with Lewy Bodies Major or Mild Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Traumatic Brain Injury Substance/Medication Induced Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Due to HIV Infection Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Prion Disease Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Parkinson’s Disease Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Huntington’s Disease Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition Major or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Multiple Etiologies

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