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Mental Retardation

At Buddhi Clinic we are able to bring together a
unique skill set in managing Mental Retardation

Overview

It represents a delay in intellectual milestones that begins early, definitely before 18 years of age and is more common in males.

At Buddhi Clinic we assess mental retardation with a focus on brain development, biology & genetics as also multiple intelligences and problem behaviours. In particular we are focused on identifying reversible causes, such as state dependent learning disability.

Multi-modal
Assessment

Signs

There are many different signs of intellectual disability in children. Signs may appear during infancy, or they may not be noticeable until a child reaches school age. It often depends on the severity of the disability. Some of the most common signs of intellectual disability are:

It is noteworthy that patients with mild forms of Mental Retardation have multifarious causes for their condition while those with severe mental retardation have predominantly genetic causes. Patients with mental retardation also have additional problems, seizures and behavioral dysfunction in about 50% of cases.

Multi-modal
Diagnosis

Diagnosis

While the diagnosis is clinical, brain imaging, electrophysiology, blood tests to rule out reversible causes or indeed contributing factors and a thorough pre-rehabilitation assessment including evaluation for co-morbidities (associated conditions) will be required in all instances. At Buddhi Clinic our assessment includes standard outcome indicators for activities of daily life, quality of life, neuro-disability and mental health.

Treatment

At Buddhi Clinic we analyze intellect, seizures and behavior in tandem. Our Buddhi Clinic program addresses the gamut of problems- seizures, mood swings, acting out behaviors, delayed self-help skills, problems with emotional expression & socialization etc. Apart from medication that enhances attention and memory, and improves behaviours, we have available a range of memory enhancement procedures including …

Read our story of managing Mental Disability in The Buddhi Book It is noteworthy that patients with mild forms of Mental Retardation have multifarious causes for their condition while those with severe mental retardation have predominantly genetic causes. Patients with mental retardation also have additional problems, seizures and behavioral dysfunction in about 50% of cases. At Buddhi Clinic we analyze intellect, seizures and behavior in tandem. Our Buddhi Clinic program addresses the gamut of problems- seizures, mood swings, acting out behaviors, delayed self-help skills, problems with emotional expression & socialization etc.

Appointments
at Buddhi Clinic

We'll ask for some basic information to assess your care needs.

Appointments
at Buddhi Clinic

We'll ask for some basic information to assess your care needs.

Multi-modal
Assessment

“The Dull Mr. H”

Read “The Dull Mr. H” in our “Intellectual Disability” book; download the book here

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at Buddhi Clinic

We'll ask for some basic information to assess your care needs.