- Read the Vignette below carefully and answer the five questions one by one… The Five (5) answers MUST be typed below by clicking on the item to write your answers… It MUST be written in your own words as if you were talking to the parents of Elizabeth.
- When Elizabeth was 4 years old, she had a near-drowning incident that resulted in a significant brain injury. Now Elizabeth is a 15 year old high school student. Elizabeth enjoys school but often struggles to understand instructions given to her by teachers and has difficulty concentrating for long periods. Elizabeth dreams of becoming an actress and would like to go to acting school, but her parents are apprehensive about her plans since she would have to move on her own to attend school…
1). What type of disability does Elizabeth demonstrates?
2). Explain the characteristics of this form of disability
3). What type of interventions should Elizabeth be receiving in her school?
4). As a teacher or psychologist, how would you deal with Elizabeth and her parents?
5). What would be your recommendations?