MANANGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY(ID)
Although there are no medications in most cases of ID, appropriate genetic diagnosis, parent counselling about rehabilitation, acceptance of diagnosis and adjustment of expectation is needed.
Various therapeutic services can improve a person’s adaptive behavioral skills. These therapies are helpful for many people with intellectual disabilities (ID, formerly mental retardation).
- Meaningful and purposeful activities;
- Self-care (e.g., grooming, dressing, feeding, bathing);
- Employment activities and skills;
- Leisure activities (e.g., knitting, playing games);
- Domestic activities (e.g., cooking, cleaning, laundry).
- Improves communication skills;
- Improves receptive and expressive languages skills;
- Improves speech articulation;
- Improves vocabulary.
- Enhances quality of life by maximizing mobility and self-locomotion;
- Provides adaptive solutions to mobility problems;
- Increases sensory integration
- Social Interaction Skill
- Peer relationship and Friendship
- Child’s ability to process social information
Social Skills training