They usually decrease in magnitude and frequency with time. Once this relationship is learned, the person may continue to engage in the behavior following the antecedent, even if the behavior is no longer reinforced.
A psychiatric medication, prescribed by a doctor or psychiatrist, used to treat depression.
Action plans are more and more being used to replace previous deficit based planning (see IEP/IPP/IHP/ISP)those that need immediate attention, are temporary, and from which individuals usually recover, such as colds and flu, or can begin as needing immediate attention and may lead to long-term care, such as a heart attack or a those where a sudden presentation of a problem (e.g.
pain or decrease in function) that stems from a long-term condition (e.g. For example, sudden joint pain from a long-standing health condition of arthritis. Adaptive behavior is shown by being able to take care of yourself.
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging and currently there is no cure.
A person experiences a loss that is private or not easy to define.
One of many terms being used for creating a plan for people receiving services that is based on their abilities, strengths and personal desires or goals.
These plans are created by support teams or circles of support (the people who know the person best and who the person would like to have participate in planning), and professionals who are only invited at the request of the rest of the support team.It is the loss of dreams and hopes as much as the tangible loss that affects the person.Some examples may include miscarriage, loss of an important relationship, having to move from your home, or receiving a diagnosis of a mental illness.For example, being able to ask for things you want or respond to other's requests.Standards of adaptive behavior are adjusted for age. Beliefs and actions that put a high value on diversity.See related terms: Power of Attorney, Advance Health Care Directive, and Living Will. A condition in which white blood cell counts fall below safe levels. Aided communication approaches include the use of actual objects, communication boards with photographs or symbols, or "high tech" voice output devices that "speak" for the person. It can be a side effect of antipsychotic medication. A person may pace or fidget and appear restless or nervous. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia among older people.