Asperger Syndrome
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...ASPERGER SYNDROME Asperger Syndrome SCHOOL In 1944, Asperger syndrome, a neuro-developmental disorder, was d after Austrian physician, Hans Asperger. Asperger syndrome is under the categorization of Autism Spectrum Disorder or Pervasive Developmental Disorder. The brain functioning of an Asperger syndrome individual develops at a usual range but with marked deficits in social interaction and communication. Asperger syndrome, which is more prevalent in boys, is rarely diagnosed and often mistaken as high-functioning autism. Because the cause is uncertain, there is no precise remedy for the disorder. Treatment approaches are primarily for improvement, rehabilitation and education... on...
Asperger Syndrome
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...Asperger Syndrome of Asperger Syndrome A few years ago, the television program, Boston Legal, had a young lawyer named Jerry Epsenson, who was nicknamed “Hands” by another character, Denny Crane, because he always had his hands down at his sides. Epsenson never shook hands with people and he did not interact well with others. He also did not keep eye contact with individuals and was easily frustrated when attempting to get his words across to others. He occasionally had outbursts of temper and he showed no emotion when something happened to a firm member. He also often talked about nothing in particular, but would continue on a train of thought while...
Asperger syndrome
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...Asperger Syndrome Asperger syndrome Introduction Asperger syndrome abbreviated as AS is a condition under the Pervasive developmental disorder(PDD) umbrella that influences immense social interaction difficulties and non-verbal communication with those affected by the condition exhibiting repetitive behavioral patterns. AS is a contrary condition as compared to the other Pervasive developmental disorders as because of there is the retention of cognitive development and those with this condition also maintain their linguistic. Asperger syndrome is a lifelong disability that may progress into adulthood in which it may affect...
Aspergers syndrome (autism)
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...Aspergers Syndrome (Autism) Some children feel a need for psychosocial special needs and training in compared to their peers. Term “children with special needs” includes children with autism, autistic spectrum disease, pandemic developmental deformity (PDD), unclassified pandemic developmental deformity (PDDNOS), multiple-system development deformities, mental deficiency, brain (child) paralysis, down syndrome, speech defect, hypotonic, emotional integration disorders, attention deficiency disorders, chromosome-related or metabolic disorders affecting nervous system, disorders affecting children to communicate and learn (Greenspan, 2004). These children need physiological...
Treatment for Autism
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...ASPERGER SYNDROME Treatment for Asperger Syndrome School In 1944, Asperger syndrome, a neuro-developmental disorder, was named after Austrian physician, Hans Asperger. Asperger syndrome is under the categorization of Autism Spectrum Disorder or Pervasive Developmental Disorder. The brain functioning of an Asperger syndrome individual develops at a usual range but with marked deficits in social interaction and communication. Asperger syndrome, which is more prevalent in males, is rarely diagnosed and often mistaken as high-functioning autism. Because the cause is uncertain, there is no precise remedy for the disorder. Treatment approaches are primarily for improvement... Running Head: TREATMENT FOR...
Asperger's Syndrome
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...Asperger Syndrome Introduction Asperger syndrome (AS) has received relatively little attention in American special education until recently. Not until 1994, did the disorder become a separate classification of developmental disorders in the American Psychiatric Association's Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) (Klin, McPartland, & Volkmar, 88). The diagnosis rate of Asperger syndrome appears to be increasing. Recognition of Asperger syndrome as a specific disorder combined with the increase in diagnosis of the disorder places greater responsibility on those who work with and treat those individuals with the disorder to more fully understand and meet their special needs. History... ...
Asperger's Syndrome
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...Asperger Syndrome Introduction Asperger syndrome (AS) has received relatively little attention in American special education until recently. Not until 1994, did the disorder become a separate classification of developmental disorders in the American Psychiatric Associations Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) (Klin, McPartland, & Volkmar, 88). The diagnosis rate of Asperger syndrome appears to be increasing. Recognition of Asperger syndrome as a specific disorder combined with the increase in diagnosis of the disorder places greater responsibility on those who work with and treat those individuals with the disorder to more fully understand and meet their special needs. History... ...
Treatment for Autism
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...ASPERGER SYNDROME Treatment for Asperger Syndrome School In 1944, Asperger syndrome, a neuro-developmental disorder, was named after Austrian physician, Hans Asperger. Asperger syndrome is under the categorization of Autism Spectrum Disorder or Pervasive Developmental Disorder. The brain functioning of an Asperger syndrome individual develops at a usual range but with marked deficits in social interaction and communication. Asperger syndrome, which is more prevalent in males, is rarely diagnosed and often mistaken as high-functioning autism. Because the cause is uncertain, there is no precise remedy for the disorder. Treatment approaches are primarily for improvement... ? Running Head: TREATMENT FOR...
Asperger's Disorder Research Paper
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...Asperger’s Disorder The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit to write a short summaryof the diagnosis of Asperger’s disorder; and (2) to provide understandingof psychodynamic, behavioral, biological, and interactional causes of behaviors related to Asperger’s disease. Furthermore, this essay also describes the effectivity of a particular treatment for Asperger’s disorder and the list of resources available to Asperger individuals. Asperger’s Disorder Diagnosis Asperger’s disorder is a pervasive developmental disorder that alters a child’s development in terms...
Autistic Spectrum
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...Asperger... Running Head: WHY IS IT DIFFICULT TO IDENTIFY CHILDREN WHO ARE AT THE Why is it difficult to identify children who are at the mild end of the autistic spectrum [Writer's Name] [Institution's Name] Why is it difficult to identify children who are at the mild end of the autistic spectrum Introduction This paper shall discuss why is it difficult to identify children who are at the mild end of the autistic spectrum. Autism literally means living in terms of the self. To an observer, a child in a state of autism appears to be self-centered since he shows little response to the outside world. However, paradoxically, the child in such a state has little awareness of being a 'self'. In 1960,...
Asperger's Disorder
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...Asperger’s Disorder This essay aims to define the Asperger’s disorder based on DSM-IV-TR diagnosis. Theessay also aims to delineate psychodynamic factors as well as biological and interactional understandings, to list helpful resources from online and work system, and to identify available treatments used in Asperger’s disorder. Asperger’s Disorder Introduction Asperger’s disorder was named after Hans Asperger, an Austrian pediatrician who first described the disease in 1944. Asperger’s disorder is also used to refer to Asperger’s Syndrome. There is little information regarding the diagnosis of Asperger’s disorder until Lorna Wing published a similar case of the disorder in 1981 (Webb, Amend...
Communication Struggles of Children with Autism
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...Asperger Syndrome?” Intervention in School & Clinic 36.5 (2001): 259. This article gives a detailed description and characteristics of Asperger Syndrome. The author believes that it is important to disseminate information about the features of Asperger Syndrome to medical experts, mental health providers, educators, and parents so that this problem can be identified early, and correct treatments can be given to help people with AS in coping well. (2) Bogdashina, Olga. Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Do We Speak the Same Language? London: Jessica Kingsley, 2005. The book examines the impacts of various cognitive approaches... of the Annotated Bibliography Barnhill, Gena. “What is...
Reflection paper on the book House Rules
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...Asperger syndrome. According to Mayo Clinic, Asperger Syndrome is a development disorder that affects a person’s ability to socialize and communicate effectively with each other. The affected person shows a social awkwardness and an obsession with a particular subject. The story, House Rules delves deep into the Asperger syndrome and attributes much of its symptoms on its protagonist Jacob Hunt. In fact the story seems less of a murder thriller and more of an encyclopedia on Asperger, since Jacob shows almost all the characteristics of a typical AS kid. First of all as a typical... ?Identify and discuss at least 6 different scenerios that exemplify and relate to various characteristics of a person with...
Mental Illness
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...Asperger Disorder (AD) which is also a disorder known as Asperger syndrome. Asperger disorder is one of the autism spectrum disorders, which are characterized by repetitive behaviors and social interaction difficulties (Amaral, Dawson and Geschwind, 2011). AD differs from other autism spectrum disorders because there is absence of speech or language delays and symptoms are less severe in asperger syndrome unlike other autism spectrum disorders, which have language delays and severe symptoms. AD is one of the mental illnesses commonly experienced among varied children... ? Case Study Lecturer: Case Study Introduction/Background The case study of mental illness involves the child who was suffering from...
Reflection on My Name Is Kahn
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...Asperger Syndrome, a type of autism that makes him socially awkward and lacking in non verbal communication skill that makes his eligibility for marriage questionable. I approved the marriage because considering it otherwise meant subscribing to the stereotype against the Muslims that caused divisiveness in our society. Disapproving the marriage would mean alienating Islam, the faith of Rizwan Khan and that would fuel hatred between Muslims and non-Muslims. It would also tantamount to dismissing Islam as incompatible with other religion when we are striving religious tolerance to achieve harmony in our society. Also, the basis of marriage should be mutual love which Mandira... Do you approve of...
Tips to help a teacher support a child with Asperger's syndrome and social interaction difficulties
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...Asperger’s Syndrome in Social Interaction Tips in Supporting Children with Asperger’s Syndrome in Social Interaction Introduction Asperger’s syndrome is a disorder of a neurobiological aspect on the end of higher functioning of autism spectrum. The individuals with this type of disorder and any other related ones always exhibit significant deficiencies both in communication skills and social interactions. As for the growth and development of a child, the social interaction is regarded as critical. Therefore to prevent any victimization whatsoever from other healthy children to these disorder ones, a teacher should develop tips to prevent this oppression. As a result... with the every student...
Ill have to send you an attachment on how she wants it done there are questions she wants answered kind like a comparison between older version and newer version about child behavior but there are specific questions and two books one book is Dibs in searc
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...Asperger boy, all they do is want their own way and hurt your feelings” was said out of a context of ignorance. This is due to the timing of the event because in modern times, even very young children have to come learn about Autism related diseases and the need to support victims especially when they happen to be relatives. The cold reception received would thus not have been so if the setting of the story was quite modern. 3. There is no denying the fact that the medical field is one area that has seen a lot of development and advancement with time. However, from the perspective of the reports given by the two writers, very little could be seen in terms of medical... Psychology Through the of...
Analyse and discuss
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...Asperger disorder and autistic disorder are grouped among the neurodevelopmental disorders with the DSM-5 code 299.00. The manual recognizes Autism Spectrum Disorders as characterized by evident deficit in social communication and interaction... Gender and Transsexual Disorders Gender and transsexualism lie under the gender identity disorder in the DSM-IV and DSM-5 (Nussbaum 12). The disorder is present mainly from childhood as informed from the video, but does not become strong until the ages of 10 in some cases and most cases during puberty. In this disorder, someone gets fully uncomfortable with their gender (Barry 226). Kim started showing interest in female activities and clothing early. They feel...
A parental booklet/ Information for parents/carers - Autistic Spectrum disorder (ASD)
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...Asperger Syndrome and High functioning autism. As such, it is also referred to as a spectrum disorder. What is Asperger Syndrome? Asperger Syndrome affects an individual based on three aspects. These include: how the individual perceives the world; how they process information and how they relate to other people around them – social communication and social interaction... . Individuals with Asperger Syndrome can have an aptitude that is either average or above average. That is the main reason why they have less challenges with regard to speech. It should be noted that Asperger Syndrome is hard to detect and distinguish in an individual. How can autism and...
Aspergers Syndrome and High Functioning Autism
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...Asperger's Syndrome (AS) and High Functioning Autism (HFA) are autistic spectrum disorders that share similar characteristics, and are classified as Pervasive Developmental Disorders. "Individuals with Asperger syndrome show a marked defect in social skills. They have difficulty with change, and prefer sameness and repetition. They may have obsessive routines and may be preoccupied with one narrow interest" (Friedman, 2003). AS and HFA are often used synonymously to describe those on the milder end of the autism spectrum (Seeman, 2003, par. 3, Wilson, 2005, par. 4). In fact, the similarities between these disorders are so extensive that many experts maintain there is no substantive... Introduction...
Asperger's Syndrome Term Paper
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...Asperger's Syndrome Asperger’s syndrome refers to a pervasive developmental condition related to autism, and that manifests highly distinct characteristics. The disorder, which is part of the autistic spectrum, embodies aspects regarding social and communication skills. The term pervasive developmental disorders describe a class of neurological disorders that encompass impaired social and communication proficiency, in addition, to monotonous behaviours. Literature on the disorder remains controversial among researchers, physicians, and the subjects diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome owing to AS multiple effects. The present ASD classification... is to some extent a representation of the...
Language and Autism
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...Asperger, described a milder form of the disorder that is now known as Asperger Syndrome. Asperger Syndrome (AS) (Asperger, 1944) is a subgroup on the autistic spectrum. People... Language and Autism Introduction Autism is a neuropsychiatric disorder that lasts all through a persons lifetime. It is part of a group of disorders known as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). It is characterized by significant deficits in communication and social interaction, as well as stereotyped and repetitive behaviors (Paul and Wetherby, 2005, 11-13). It is a severe developmental disorder that affects the way a child sees and interacts with the rest of the world. It limits their ability to interact with others socially and...
The joke is in you
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...asperger, autism which lacks the age-appropriate sense of recognizing and understanding symbolism. The author of the paper cited the example of 4-years old daughter of a psychologist, Gattis, and other psychologists to discuss the necessity of humor for appropriate development of human beings. Price has also made an account of Beins as he explained humor as multifaceted and complex psychological response. The author Price has included Beins’s hypothesis greatly emphasized on learning humor for children. Usually, new born babies give different smiles in response to different facial expression during first five week... Running head: PSYCHOLOGY The Joke’s in You of The Joke’s in You Background to Claim: The ...
Autism, demographics of the disease, diagnosis, and treatment
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...Asperger or Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), high-functioning autism (HFA), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), Rett’s disorder, and childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD) which is sometimes referred to as Heller’s syndrome or disintegrative “psychosis”. Asperger’s syndrome is also sometimes called autistic psychopathy. Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) sometimes termed atypical PDD or atypical autism technically refers to all these disorders, or to the entire group of conditions. All these terms have been placed under the umbrella term “autism spectrum disorder” (ASD) but different... ? AUTISM: DEMOGRAPHIC, DIAGNOSIS, & TREATMENT...
Inclusion Plan
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...Asperger’s Syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Syndrome, not otherwise specified. Asperger syndrome abbreviated as AS is a condition under the Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) umbrella that influences immense social interaction difficulties and non-verbal communication... Inclusion Plan Inclusion Plan Introduction As documented in researches, the disabled population forms part of the society, making them to have an equal entitlement to social services such as education access in order for them to become better individuals and self reliant. Over the years, policy developers have focused their energy on creating policies that advocate for the inclusion of persons with disabilities to enroll in...
Asperger's Syndrome
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...Asperger's syndrome) Introduction Our knowledge on Autism has increased with our enhanced experiences with students with this problem. It is now accepted that many individuals with autism without additional cognitive impairments can be supported in such a way that they can succeed into adult life, even into professions (Attwood, 2000). Even then, individuals with autistic spectrum disorders suffer from lifelong and pervasive disorders. These conditions affect the functioning of the individual almost at all levels. The most significant problem is impairment of communication leading to disorganised and devastating social... Support strategies available to assist the teacher of a child with autism...
Asperger's Syndrome: An analysis of the disease and key insights into special education
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...Asperger’s Syndrome: An Analysis of the Disease and Key Insights into Special Education Due to the fact that autism includes a very wide range of disorders, it encompasses a plethora of spectral disorders that in and of themselves require a further examination with regards to a broader understanding of special education. Likewise, it is oftentimes the case that special education is lumped in and stereotyped as a type of remedial studies program for those that are simply unable to compete or grasp the same skill sets that other “more normal” students have the ability to grasp in a faster and more traditional manner. However, such a limited understanding of special education is incomplete... Section/#...
Assessing a Student
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...Asperger Students. Retrieved from http://education.jhu.edu/PD/newhorizons/Exceptional%20Learners/Autism/Articles/Teaching%20Strategies%20for%20Asperger%20Students/index.html... Assessing a Assessing a assessment plays a vital role in terms improving the performance of a student in school. As a result, most institutions of learning assess their students in order to determine how well they are performing in school. Student assessment aims at determining the academic strengths and weaknesses of a student. Most communities usually rely on the test scores in order to judge how beneficial an educational system is to the students. Therefore, the able below will be used to assess a student based on the...
Week four project
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...asperger syndrome and pervasive development disorder. Characteristics of ASD include difficult social interaction, exhibiting social reciprocity, impaired communication, and repetitive behavior. ASD affects 1 in 88 children aged 8... Final Project Matrix Exceptionality Definition ification criteria and characteristics Prevalence Associated educational practices Additional information Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) They are a group of complicated developmental incapacities or disabilities affecting the brain. They result in significant behavioral, communication and social challenges or abnormal response to sensory stimuli. They are classified according to the severity. They include autistic disorder, as...
Reflection on Aspergers College
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...Aspergers College First and The purpose of this paper is to reflect on my personal experience with the project of implementing and designing a College for Aspergers students. I hope to clarify how this college would contribute to its students in the following categories: career and professional education, personal development, and the student’s capability to act as effective citizens locally, nationally and globally. In doing this I hope to also indicate which part of the project I took responsibility for and carried out. A Personal Reflection on Aspergers College Aspergers is one of the fastest growing learning impairments we see in the field... ? Running head: Reflection A Personal Reflection on...
How the book house rules reflects upon how a boy in a family lives with asburgers and itellectual challanges
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...Asperger Syndrome and shows the difficulties that a family may face when one of its members is affected with this disease. The book reveals how a single disease can change the outlook and lifestyle of each of the family member associated with it. As the father runs away in fright of the disease, the mother devotes herself to the cause of her eldest son. Her world revolves around her AS kid and she does everything within her means (and also without) to make him as normal as possible. In her all absorbing efforts... ?House Rules by Jodi Picoult Jodi Picoult is an extraordinary who writes about extraordinary themes in her best sellers and House Rules is no exception. It is a wonderful book that deals with...
Autism Parent Guide/Questions
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...asperger/ Henry, S.A., Myles, B.S. And Aspy, R. (2007). The Comprehensive... ?Discrete Trial Training Parent Guide Discrete trial training is a type of autism therapy that focuses on teaching your child individual skills, whether social or academic, through specific drills that break down the ultimate goal into separate parts and uses rewards and corrections. We chose DTT as our information offering because we think that you will be happy with seeing individual results. We know that, for parents with autistic children, even slight improvements majorly affect your mood and ability to cope. If your child can give you a hug, respond to a question, or make motor movements that you didn't see before, it can...
Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Effective ways for their Educational Practices
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...Asperger’s syndrome, who is perfectly fluent with speech, but has trouble with social conventions (Klin et al., 2000, p. 25). . Nevertheless, all of the children who are diagnosed with a form of Autistic Spectrum Disorder have... ? Possibilities of including children with Autism in mainstream school How can children with Autism be placed in a mainstream setting Introduction Autistic spectrum disorder refers to a range of disorders that would be grouped into the category of autism. The severity of the disorder in a given child is on a continuum. On one end of the continuum is the child who cannot speak and lives completely in his or her own world (Durig, 1996, p. 98). On the other end is the child with...
Asperser Syndrome
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...Aspergers Syndrome (AS) It is without doubt that most education sectors face numerouschallenges posed by diverse students and pupils who enter the learning institutions with divergent problems and capabilities. A professional teacher with much interest in the successful execution of total quality services and responsibilities to students needs to analyze and learn his/her learners. Understanding each learner provides a clear field for total and equal delivery of services to all learners. Understanding of students and pupils by particular teachers is equally significant in repairing relation and socialization of different learners. Aspergers Syndrome is one such disorder... ? Asperser Syndrome (AS)...
Autism Spectrum Dissorders: Theory and Practice
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...Aspergers syndrome. Alis parents are concerned about several issues regarding Alis educational performance, social development, and further professional life. We are going to present different strategies, proposed by psychologists and theorists in the field, which may be helpful for Ali and her parents. Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory and Practice Asperger’s syndrome, originally described by an Austrian paediatrician Hans Asperger in 1944, has recently been classified as an autism spectrum disorder (Attwood, 2007). Depending on the degree and severity of the disorder, Asperger’s syndrome... Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory and Practice In this work we discuss the case of Ali, a teenager with...
Case Treatment Plan
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...Asperger syndrome. Due to his condition, he has been alienated away from the society. He suffers from depression and overall sadness making him struggle with social engagement. He feels alienated, misunderstood and always disturbed. During the family counseling sessions he sits, looks at the floor and locks back and forth. When he is engaged in the counseling session... Case Treatment Plan- Case Study Psychology Lecturer Introduction to the Williams family Jeff and Sandy have been married for 21 years and have been blessed with two children; a son Jacob who is 18 years and their youngest sibling Leo who is 15 years old. The two have independent jobs with Jeff owning a car business that has been affected...
Use of visual schedules in autism treatment
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...Asperger Syndrome, and other special needs understand their world better" (Greenspan, 2006). Older individuals would prefer to use calendars, planners, PDAs... Introduction The word autism first appeared in the professional literature when Leo Kanner, a child psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD, wrote a description of 11 children from his psychiatric unit in 1943. These children were different from the others in his unit who were diagnosed with Childhood Schizophrenia. The children Kanner wrote about in his original paper had little interest in other people, peculiar language, and insistence on routines, and they displayed unusual body movements and repetitive behaviors. Kanner's original des...
Inclusion and Fairness
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...Asperger Syndrome... INCLUSION AND FAIRNESS IN THE MAINSTREAM ROOM: CHILDREN WITH AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS ID of 14 March 2008 Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) have been brought into the mainstream media. The Student with Disabilities Act in the United States and Disability Discrimination Act of 1995 brought children with disabilities into the regular classroom, no longer isolating them to specialist provision classes. But some people wonder if this is fair to the children without disabilities. Does mainstreaming children help all children or does it hold some children back? Is the idea of including working for both sets of children? This paper will explore these issues. DEFINITION: AUTISTIC SPECTRUM...
Meaning of Labels Aspergers Syndrome
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...ASPERGERS SYNDROME AND HOW IT AFFECT PARTICIPANT OR POTENTIAL PARTICIPANTS IN EDUCATION...THIS REPORT SHOULD BE IN THREE PARTS, AND WRITTEN AS THOUGHTHE WRITER IS PLAYING AN ACTIVE PART WITHIN EDUCATION MANAGEMENT IN BRITAIN INTRODUCTION In recent years the seemingly exponential growth in the number of children exhibiting signs of Autism - of which Asperger's Syndrome is a mild type of - has caused legitimate alarm in many sectors of society. There are several reasons for this alarm: 1) The cause of Autism is still unknown. 2) There is no cure for Autism. 3) The exact definition of the symptoms that an autistic child shows are not agreed upon. 4) The...
Autism: Slowly Achieving Life's Endeavors
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...Asperger (Frith 5). The said publications by these two pioneers in the study of autism was published in 1943 and 1944 respectively; both contained comprehensive case descriptions and also provided the first theoretical attempts to explain the disorder (Frith 5). Both authorities supposed that a fundamental biological disturbance was present from birth, which gave rise to highly characteristic predicaments as cited by Frith (5). Both experts also utilized the term “autistic” to describe such disturbance; such term was first coined by the eminent psychiatrist named Eugen Bleuler near the beginning of the twentieth century and was well known... Autism: Slowly Achieving Life's Endeavors Introduction Autism...
Aspergers Syndrome
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...Aspergers Syndrome Aspergers syndrome is a behavioral condition that is more prevalent in school-aged children especially boys. The major characteristic of this condition is the inability of an individual to integrate and interact with others socially due to communication problems. Most people often do not understand this condition and might deem persons suffering from this condition as mentally ill or ignorant. This paper discusses the occurrence and history of Aspergers syndrome, causes of the disorder, diagnosis as well as its treatment and management. Introduction Aspergers syndrome, also referred to as...
Part 2
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...Asperger syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) (http://www.autism.com/). There are no specific demographics where ASD is more likely to occur. Its prevalence and occurrence varies in severity and nature. It can be seen in every socioeconomic and ethnic group and can affect... child. This is the case with classical autism (http://www.autism-society.org/). For the milder forms, however, such as Asperger syndrome and PDD-NOS, children will seldom exhibit strange behaviors. They are even sometimes intellectually gifted compared to others. However, they show 1 or more patterns of behavior that are normally considered as behavioral and...
Anthropologist on Mars: the Grandin Temple case by Oliver Sacks
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...Asperger were the first people to provide accurate evidence on autism that remained unchallenged till 1970 when Beate Hermelin and Neil O’Connor in London studied medical psychology... ? Anthropologist on Mars: the Grandin Temple case by Oliver Sacks College: Oliver Sacks: Anthropologist on Mars Basically,the book by neurologist Oliver Sacks revolves around seven narratives of survival under transformed conditions made probable by marvels of supremacies of reform and adaptation. These people suffer from neurological diseases and conditions such as Autism, Amnesia, total color blindness and Tourrete syndrome. During the time of his documentation, Oliver uses his left hand due to a surgery performed on his ...
Mental Illness Essay
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...Asperger syndrome attacks the person, hence rendering him incapacitated mentally. Consequently, prompting the necessary authorities and close people of the patient frequently making decisions when necessary for medical attention. Because autism and Asperger syndrome victim develops various difficulties which can only be understood by those who are close to him (Scott, 2010: p. 200). These predicaments encompass intricacy in communicating their feelings of disturbances plus distress... ? MENTAL ILLNESS Patient’s informed consent is an imperative aspect in the administration of any treatment meant to curb any disorder. Since, this gives the physician go ahead certificate and an assurance that the ailing...
Information Processing Theory
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...Asperger syndrome who portray a range of disabilities in the processes described in the Crick and Dodge model. Previous research suggests that children with this syndrome presented difficulties in attribution of their intents, generation... Information Processing Theory Information Processing Theory The information processing theory seeks to explain the complex processes involved in the input and output of information in the brain. The brain has multiple cognitive processes that come into place in receiving and processing stimuli to produce a response. Psychologists have established that the brain takes a stepwise process in producing a response to any situation that it encounters. Crick and Dodge...
Information Processing Theory
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...Asperger syndrome who portray a range of disabilities in the processes described in the Crick and Dodge model. Previous research suggests that children with this syndrome presented difficulties in attribution of their intents, generation... ? Information Processing Theory Information Processing Theory The information processing theory seeks to explain the complex processes involved in the input and output of information in the brain. The brain has multiple cognitive processes that come into place in receiving and processing stimuli to produce a response. Psychologists have established that the brain takes a stepwise process in producing a response to any situation that it encounters. Crick and Dodge...
Critique of Journal Article
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...Aspergers Syndrome (AS) claim that they are okay with their condition and have no problem at all... ? Differences between parents understanding and those diagnosed The investigated problem The study was conducted to investigate the different views between the victims of AS and the caretakers and the parents. It in depth clarifies the similarities and the differences in views between these two different groups of people (Juanne & Gudrun, 2008). The major question of the research therefore arises from the research problem. Therefore the research question can be formulated as; what are the differences of similarities in opinion between the victims of AS and their caretakers or parents. The victims of...
How does the hidden curriculum during schooling(mainly secondary schools) affect the educational achievement of working class young people from black Caribbean and African ethnic groups in the UK?
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...Asperger Syndrome. Kansas: Autism Asperger Publishing Company. Giddens, A. (2009) Sociology. Cambridge: Polity Press. Gilbert, N. (2008) Researching social life. London: Sage. Giroux, H. (1983) Theory and resistance in education: a pedagogy for the opposition. London: Heinemann. Giroux, H & Penna, A. (1983... Hidden Curriculum Hidden Curriculum Introduction According to Giroux and Penna (1983), a hidden curriculum may be viewed as education’s side effects. Such side effects are learned lessons even though they were not openly intended to be taught or learned and they include the transmission of beliefs, values and norms that takes place either in the classroom or social environment. As Ball (1986)...
Final Assignment Autism
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...Asperger and Rett are totally different in terms of how they present, their prognosis, appropriate diagnostic tools, and appropriate treatment. Asperger's sufferers have an obsessive interest in individual topics: This makes... ? In general, I think the best tactics are to motivate autistics. It is difficult for anyone to change when faced with such a difficult challenge, especially when the problem is genetic, but by focusing on individual techniques such as through behavioral or other types of therapy, success can be achieved. Jack achieved what he has thus far by motivating himself and by having others play off of his own self-motivation. As an autism educator, it is most important to be aware of the...
Population profile
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...asperger syndrome, and pervasive development disorder (PDD-NOS). Autism is the most common disorder under the autistic spectrum disorders. Asperger syndrome comes next; however, it does not cause a delay in language development as autism does. The PDD-NOS is only diagnosed when medical experts fail to find a particular pervasive development disorder (Casanova, 2005). Medical experts can refer to the three disorders as autistic disorders, instead of autistic spectrum disorder. Autistic disorders denote a postulated spectrum disorder and link it to a variety of conditions... ? Population Profile: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Introduction: People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) normally encounter...
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