Can being struck by lightning make your children disabled?
Possibly. Lightning strikes can cause brain damage, but the effects are unpredictable.
No the cause of metardation is genetic or an accident at birth depriving the brain of oxygen.
According to the US Government's National Weather Service (NWS) website: The odds of being struck by lightening in a given year (based on reported deaths and injuries) is: 1/750,000* The odds of being struck by lightning in a given year (estimated total deaths + injuries) is 1/500,000* The odds of being struck by lightning in your lifetime (80 Years) is 1/6250.* *Assuming a US Population of 300 million Please see related link.
It can give you a eletric shock. Lightning can cause several adverse reactions. The most common is death upon being struck. Some lightning strikes can cause the person struck to go into a coma or become severely injured and experience amnesia. Environmental damages include trees being splintered from a large lightning strike, houses catching fire (depending on where the house is struck), and transformers blowing.
Despite what the person before me stated, one is actually unlikely to be killed by a lightning strike. Only about 1/5 people struck by lightning die from it. Though it is safe to assume that there will be some sort of injury. The best thing to do after being struck would be to have someone call an ambulance. After you get checked out, just keep living your life.
Lightning only occurs during thunderstorms. There is a slim chance of getting struck by lightning. Being struck by lightning will do 5 hp (Two and a half hearts). If lightning zaps a pig it turns into a zombie pigman, a villager to a witch, a horse to a skeleton trap horse, If a creeper is struck it turns the creeper into a supercharged and more dangerous creeper.
To avoid being struck by lightning you should do a couple things: 1. Stay out of bodies of water, lightning is attracted to water. 2. dont be in an open area (common sense here) 3. Try to be in a house, car something where you cant get wet and lightning cannot get to you. To sum it all up be smart and dont do stupid things.
Disappointing as it may be, nothing much. There's too much metal in the car. When the lightning strikes, the charge is evenly displaced across the car, preventing any damage that may have occurred. You can google images of cars being struck by lightning. If you'll notice, the interior of the car is completely unblemished from the lightning.
Ways to avoid being struck by lightning are: *stay inside!!! If outside: * stay away from metals *stay away from trees, exceptionally high ones *stay in a wide area away from high things and stay low yourself Also, lightning doesn't ever really touch you, the electricity in your body goes up and meets the lighting before it is close to your head. But lightning can still affect you and kill you, so try to be…
Sue Wheatcroft, in her article: Children's Experiences of War: Handicapped Children in England During the Second World War has a figure of 600,000 disabled evacuees in the second world war. She gets this figure from archive: (TNA:PRO) ED138/58 from The National Archives. This is probably just disabled children who were taken to special accommodations as opposed to being billeted like other children. Hope this helps!