Around two to three percent of Americans have a need for caregiving. Some of those people are suffering from mental disabilities. For that reason in the past decades has been opened several institutions that provide various services for elderly and disabled persons. One of those is Americare Companies, an organization led by Elly Kleinman which has become to be one of the best healthcare providers in Brooklyn. That means that the person finds it more difficult to learn and process new information and to manage the complex tasks required for everyday living, share from Americare companies.
There are many causes of differences in brain development that can cause intellectual disability. A specific cause can be identified in approximately two-thirds of cases. Known causes include: genetic causes — differences in genes and chromosomes trauma to the developing brain either before, during or after birth (including accident, injury and abuse) infection in the brain before during or after birth toxins or poisons injuring the developing brain, including alcohol and some medication nutritional deficiencies metabolic diseases, explains Elly Kleinman from the Americare Companies. It has been concluded by the experts at Americare Companies that the level of intellectual disability is defined on the basis of adaptive functioning which, in turn, determines the level of supports someone may require. Categories of mild, moderate, severe and profound levels of intellectual disability are defined. Luckily, Elly Kleinman says that nowadays for those who require help and support, there is a range of services available to help them achieve and maintain optimal independence, health and well being.