# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308014

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify major types of developmental anomalies and disorders.


Identification should include
  • names and descriptions of major anxiety disorders
  • signs and symptoms.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can a developmental disability impact mental functioning?
  • What is autism?
  • What are the signs seen in children with autism?
  • What are the characteristic features of a Down syndrome baby?
  • What care is required by persons with autism and Down syndrome?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health


Knowledge Test: Human Growth and Development


Teamwork Events