Rett Scale and Development
Obstacles In Classical Rett
Seperate Movements and Rett
|Congenital variant||Classical Rett syndrome||Forme Frust||Zappella variant||Autism PDD-NOS||Normal functioning|
|Preterm borne - 3 mnt||Between 4-12 months||Between 1-2 years||Between 2-3 years||Above 3 years||Follows peer level|
(low brain function)
I found out that Dejana’s stereotype is not based only on hands as it seems.
Hands are only part of a larger process.
Rett stereotype involves TWO main areas:
1- shoulders, arms and hands repetition
2- forced repetitive movements in the muscles of jaw, tongue and throat involved in the process
of: breathing, swallowing and sucking
(high brain function)
Main reason for this is Ideation apraxia
It is a disturbance of voluntary movement in which a person misuses objects because he/she has difficulty identifying the concept or purpose behind the objects. It is important to note that motor movement is not lost in ideation apraxia.
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