Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read Chapter 6 and Chapter 7 of your course text.
Select a disorder of the sensory system from the list to discuss in your initial post.( The disorder of the sensory system I chose from the list is “Spina Bifida”) Before your initial post, review your peers’ chosen disorders to make sure you choose a different disorder to discuss. Conduct research and locate two peer-reviewed articles in addition to the course text to support your statements.
Please provide information about your chosen disorder providing the following information
• Explain the symptoms of the disorder.
• Describe how the diagnosis is made (e.g., findings on brain imaging, laboratory testing, etc.).
• Discuss the neurobiological basis for the disorder (e.g., CNS structures involved and neurotransmitters).
• Describe the functional deficits associated with the disorder including how these may impact the patient’s ability to carry out activities of daily living (e.g., occupational, social, recreational).
Cite your sources in APA Style (Links to an external site.)