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Causes of Intellectual Impairments

  • Congenital
    Complications during birth may cause brain injuries
    Hydrocephaly
  • Car accidents
    Head injury in an accident
  • Genetic disorders
  1. Down syndrome
    Three types: Mosaic, chromosome 21
  2. Hunter syndrome (appears only in boys)
  3. William syndrome
  4. Cornelia de Lange syndrome
  5. Autism
  6. Asphyxia
  • Foetal alcohol syndrome
    If the mother consumed too much alcohol during pregnancy
  • HIV/AIDS
    It can be transmitted from mother to child
  • Drug abuse
  • Meningitis

Oorsake van Intellektuele Gestremdhede

  • Kongenitaal
    Implikasies tydens die geboorte mag lei tot breinbeserings
    Hoofwatersug
  • Motorongelukke
    Hoofbeserings wat tydens ‘n ongeluk plaasvind
  • Genetiese afwykings
  1. Downsindroom: Mosaïek, 21 chromosoom
  2. Huntersindroom (slegs by seuns)
  3. Williamsindroom
  4. Cornelia de Langesindroom
  5. Outisme
  6. Verstikking
  • Fetale Alkoholsindroom
    Wanneer die  moeder drank tydens swangerskap gebruik
  • MIV/VIGS
    Oordrag van moeder na kind, kan ook die kognitiewe vermoë aantas
  • Dwelmmiddelmisbruik
  • Meningitis (breinvliesontsteking)

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