introduction to heredity prenatal development and birth

Developmental Issues Presentation

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Your task is to pretend that you are either a counselor or a nurse educator, and you are preparing a presentation for new parents-to-be.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention website, which is a program housed under the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has great information on developmental disabilities.

Click here for access: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/developmentaldisabilities/index.html

Choose three of the specific conditions to include in your presentation. (Hopefully this information will help you gain more knowledge or skill in an area that you can use in your current or future work in counseling, nursing, or parenthood).

You are responsible for creating a PowerPoint over your developmental disabilities, focusing on three only. Remember that your audience: brand new, never-before parents-to-be. Please keep them engaged by using helpful information that has meaning to them and by creating an attractive presentation.

Include:

  1. Description of what a developmental disabilities are and why our audience should know more about them
  2. An overview of each of the three disabilities you’ve selected, which will include:Why is it important for your audience to know about the three developmental disabilities you’ve presented?
    1. Description
    2. Symptoms
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Treatment options
    5. Research and data
    6. Prevention
  3. Relevance of this problem / topic to minority populations
  4. A conclusion summarizing the project including your personal perspectives and thoughts about the future of this topic
  5. References

Scoring Rubric

Novice

Competent

Proficient

Content-Accuracy

Points:

20 (6.67%)

Content is typically confusing or contains more than one factual error.

Points:

30 (13.33%)

Most of the content is accurate buy there is one piece of information that might be inaccurate.

Points:

40 (20%)

All content throughout the presentation is accurate. There are no factual errors.

Spelling & Grammar

Points:

5 (6.67%)

Presentation has more than 2 grammatical errors and/or spelling errors.

Points:

10 (13.33%)

Presentation has 1-2 misspellings, but no grammatical errors.

Points:

20 (20%)

Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors.

Effectiveness

Points:

10 (6.67%)

Project is lacking several key elements and has inaccuracies.

Points:

20 (13.33%)

Project includes most material needed to gain a comfortable understanding of the material but is lacking one or two key elements.

Points:

30 (20%)

Project includes all material needed to gain a comfortable understanding of the topic.

Use of Graphics

Points:

10 (6.67%)

Several graphics are unattractive AND detract from the content of the presentation.

Points:

20 (13.33%)

A few graphics are not attractive but support the theme/content of the presentation.

Points:

30 (20%)

All graphics are attractive (size and color) and support the theme/content of the presentation.

Originality

Points:

10 (6.67%)

Presentation is a rehash of other people’s ideas and/or graphics and shows very little attempt at original thought.

Points:

20 (13.33%)

Presentation shows some originality and inventiveness. The content and ideas are presented in an interesting way.

Points:

30 (20%)

Presentation shows considerable originality and inventiveness. The content and ideas are presented in a unique and interesting way.