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Re: Functional Cognitive Disabilities

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From: Phil Teare
Date: Oct 30, 2006 5:00PM


Sorry! Its in your list. I'm tired...



On 30/10/06, Phil Teare < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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> Perceptive?
> Such as Irens syndrome, where it is likely that the dyfunction is
> somewhere between sense, and working memory.
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> Phil
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> On 30/10/06, Paul R. Bohman < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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> > I'm trying to compile a list of functional cognitive disabilities. I'm
> > not referring to clinical or medical categories, but to the conditions
> > and/or limitations that affect a person's ability to use internet
> > content. Here is a preliminary list. Please add to it, comment on it,
> > correct it, or otherwise help me compile a more complete and more
> > accurate list:
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> > * MEMORY
> > (e.g. short term memory loss & other memory deficits)
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> > * ATTENTION
> > (e.g. difficulty concentrating, focusing, or paying attention)
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> > * PROBLEM SOLVING
> > (e.g. difficulty recovering from errors, difficulty figuring out new or
> > unexpected situations)
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> > * ABSTRACTION
> > (e.g. difficulty with non-literal language and/or concepts)
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> > * SENSORY PERCEPTION
> > (e.g. deficiencies in the brain's ability to perceive and/or encode
> > information received through vision or hearing)
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> > * LANGUAGE PROCESSING
> > (e.g. reading disorders, dyslexia, etc.)
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> > * ENCODING
> > (e.g. difficulty with certain forms of information or media, such as
> > text only, and/or the need for multiple methods of encoding, such as
> > audio and illustrations)
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> > * TRANSFER
> > (e.g. Difficulties in connecting or associating knowledge or ideas; for
> > example, not being able to apply a principle learned in one situation to
> > a new, similar situation)
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> > So, what do you think? What would you add, delete, or change?
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> > Paul R. Bohman
> > Administrative Faculty, College of Education & Human Development
> > Lead Architect of Web Services, Office of Technology Support
> > Technology Coordinator, Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities
> > George Mason University
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