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...Autism is an incurable disease that affects 5 million Americans and whose symptoms last through the entire lifetime of a patient (Ncbi, . It is a development disorder that appears in the first three years of life. Autism is classified as a neurobiological disorder. The incidence of autism in the United States among new born babies is 1 out of 110. A new study performed in South Korea on autism suggests that the incidence of autism might be much higher in 2011 than it was estimated in the past. The study performed in South Korea revealed that 1 out of 38 children suffer from autism, thus...
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...Autism Whether contracted in the early fetal development stage or inherited, autism is a disorder whichaffects cognitive brain functions thus impeding a person’s ability to communicate effectively. The disorder distorts not only how people perceive sensory information but how the brain processes it as well. Symptoms of autism are generally noticeable to the trained eye before a child’s third birthday but the disorder usually remains undiagnosed until or after that age. The level of autistic severity varies. Some afflicted persons require constant and extensive assistance in virtually all facets of their lives but others have the...
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...Autism Autism has always been a challenging disorder. There are difficulties with defining, identifying and diagnosing autism. The definition is an umbrella term to incorporate the many symptoms of autism that overlap with other pervasive developmental disorders. The prevalence of autism has been assessed in various ways in different parts of the world. Reasons for the rise in the prevalence are included. The controversy over the suggested link between immunizations and the occurrence of autism is examined. Autism is a behavioral disorder which has been a challenge to understand, diagnose and treat for many years. There is still no definite answer concerning the cause of autism. It affects... ...
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...Autism The emotional development of a child is as important as his physical development. Proper care is necessary for children to grow healthier. However, in some cases, even if the parents take immense care, the emotional development of a child can be adversely affected because of the genetic problems. One of the peculiar aspects of autism is the fact that autistic children may exhibit extra ordinary skills in some areas whereas they may show adjustment or adaptation problems in other areas. Both environment and heredity play an important role in the emotional development of a child and heredity seems to be the most important factor among the two. Even though, many psychological... Name of author:...
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...Autism Autism Introduction Autism is a general term of complex brain development disorders. Autism is characterized by different degrees and extent: by nonverbal and verbal communication, by difficulty in social interaction, and by repetitive behaviors. The condition includes autistic disorders, pervasive developmental disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, Asperger syndrome, and Rett syndrome. However, after the publication of DSM-5 diagnostic manual, all the autistic conditions are now merged to ASD diagnosis. This condition is associated with the difficulties in motor attention and coordination, intellectual...
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...Autism Whether contracted in the early fetal development stage or inherited, autism is a disorder which affects cognitive brain functions thus impeding a person’s ability to communicate effectively. The disorder distorts not only how people perceive sensory information but how the brain processes it as well. Symptoms of autism are generally noticeable to the trained eye before a child’s third birthday but the disorder usually remains undiagnosed until or after that age. The level of autistic severity varies. Some afflicted persons require constant and extensive assistance in virtually all facets of their lives but others have the...
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...Autism Pre-Primary Children with Autism Introduction It is almost impossible for patients to come to terms with the facts that their childe may have a given condition or disorder. Autism is a disorder that has not been so in Hong Kong publicized and there is minimal information about the condition and causes of its life long crippling impacts. A study conducted in Hong Kong in 2008 reported a prevalence rate of 1.68 per 1000 for children below the age of fifteen years (Wong and Hui, 2008). With the number diagnosed children rising at an astonishing pace, researchers are to get to the bottom of the causes and managing of this disorder. This paper gives a detailed analysis... ? Pre-Primary Children with...
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...Autism Angelica Pierce PSY 5410 David Horner November 20, of the Rockies Autism is one of the serious genetic diseases which create problems in social interactions, language learning and behaviours etc. More than 90% of the causes of autism are related to genetics or heredity. Even though, medical science has advanced a lot, so far no effective medicines or treatment options were developed to tackle autism. Autistic patients may exhibit extra ordinary skills in some areas of learning whereas they may lack skills in other areas. Even though, many genetic factors are suspected as the major causes of autism,...
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...AUTISM An Overview of Autism School An Overview ofApproaches to Autism In this paper we will look at how autism may be explained at the genetic, physiological and psychological levels. Describing important factors in these areas, I will attempt to bring together various existing approaches, theories and speculations regarding autism, and thus try to show how an integration of these can be used to effectively understand autism. Also, such juxtaposition will help us break free from singular and exclusive understandings of this complex disease, aiding more fruitful advances in addressing it. Definition and Background The term autism was first applied by Dr. Leo... RUNNING HEAD: APPROACHES TO...
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...Autism Introduction Autism is a neurological disorder that affects nearly all segments of society. The disorder itself falls along a spectrum of severity, with the least severe form – Asperger’s Disorder – occurring in highly functional adults. Still, more severe forms of autism are debilitating to the extent that the individual requires nearly constant care. The disorder has a strong genetic connection and individuals afflicted with the severe form experiencing facial malformation ("Micrornas provide new," 2011). There are a number of pervasive characteristics of autism. Generally individuals afflicted with this neurological condition have difficulty in social interaction and communication... ...
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...Autism refers to a development disorder that interferes with the ability of children to communicate and relate with people effectively (PubMed Health, 2012). It interferes with the normal development of the brain thus affecting interactions and communication. The real cause of the disorder has not yet been discovered. However, psychologists associate it to atypical chemistry and biological processes in the brain (Corsello, 2005). Autistic children encounter difficulties when performing activities such as verbal and nonverbal communication, play, and social interactions (Cohen, 2002). In many children, autism develops before the age of 3. A relationship between autism... and psychology has...
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...Autism The diagnostic and statistical manuals commonly referred as DSM-v is a tool that lists all the symptoms and has a criterion that is being used by health care professionals to diagnose n individual. DSM-v is the current tool that is for panic disorder. DSM- v identifies the following symptoms to be the key features of Autism; difficulties in social interactions, challenges in communication and the tendency of the child to have repetitive behaviors. Currently, the DSM-v uses the term Autism spectrum disorder, level 1, level 2, or level 3. The main reasons for changing the term and using the umbrella in diagnosing autism in children is because it has been... Lecturer DSM-5 criteria for defining...
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...Autism Autism is currently understood to be a neurodevelopmental disorder that causes difficulties in social interaction, language development as well as the understanding of symbols. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders lists this as a development disorder under the code 299.00 as an Autistic Disorder which shows its onset before the child is three years old. As such, the disorder is not physiologically obvious to an observer since the child’s outward appearance may not give a clear sign being autistic (Wikipedia, 2006). The symptoms list provided by the DSM-IV is quite comprehensive since the primary symptoms include qualitative...
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...AUTISM   PART 1 In our unit 1 discussion, you discussed two articles. For this project, you will identify several types of research articles related to a specific topic in your area of study within the School of Health Science (your degree program). You may use some of the articles from the discussion that we expanded and used in our unit 3 discussion or you may identify additional articles.   All articles for this paper must be on the same topic and you must use the matrix for part I of this paper. Remember the focus is the context... the various sources agree/disagree on issues and trends?   The various sources definitely do agree with the issues and trends. The issue of...
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...Autism al affiliations Introduction Autism is a neurodevelopment disorder which is defined by the impairments in communicationand social growth, being adjunct with stereotyped prototype of interest. Along with insidious developmental abnormality, the specified autism is classified as the pervasive developmental abnormality within the DSM-IV of the APA (American Psychiatric Association). In the clinical practice, the word autism spectrum disorder abbreviated as ASD and it is always used jointly to refer to autism, Asperger syndrome, and PDD-NOS. Communication uniqueness that is the diagnostic of autism is recapitulated, with deliberation of the overlap amid social and communication problem... ,...
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...Autism affiliation Annotated bibliography Volkmar, F. (2007). Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. New York: Cambridge University Press. In the book, autism is introduced as a neurological deformity that affects children below the before the third years after birth. The author recognizes that detection of symptoms that depict autism cannot be done until a child develops to be able to perform minimal activities. However, the author also cited discontent on that even with early detection there is no assurance of recovery. This is based on that no cure has been created that has been able to provide a definite cure...
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...Autism Interview Part Autism is a developmental disability based on neurology, which affects the victim’s communication, decision making and socialization skills seriously. This part of the paper is an overview of the interview questions directed to two autism patients named James and Joyce. James is 26 years old and lives with his parents while Joyce is 22 years old and studies in a special school for people with disabilities. The two were chosen because they were willing to share their experiences in public. Q: How old were you when you were diagnosed with autism? Joyce: I found out that I had autism...
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...Autism Introduction Autism literally means living in terms of the self. To an observer, a child in a 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, autism was reported in 4 to 5 cases per 10,000 individuals. The prevalence of cases rose to 5 to 31 cases per 10,000 individuals in 1990 (Iovannone, Dunlap, Huber, & Kincaid, 2003). Autism and the pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) are highly complex and variable in their clinical presentation and manifestations. For example, symptoms and characteristics change with developmental maturity and vary... ...
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...autism overshadows all other developmental orders. First, unlike a number of other developmental disorders such as mental retardation, deafness, blindness, and many others, autism does not have any apparent biological reason. Without a concrete evidence, the diagnosis of and prognosis for autism is full with doubt. This vagueness makes it very hard for parents to accept the child’s condition. Second, parents of children with autism are frequently deprived of various essential rewards for parenthood because the disorder is characterized by difficulties with social interaction, such as developing attachments and showing affection. It is because... of these reasons that autism...
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...Autism Article Review Assignment: Autism Quotation “In conclusion, findings from this studyhighlight the need to include behavioural management strategies in any comprehensive intervention programme for young children with AD. This appears particularly true for young children with AD who have low non-verbal cognitive functioning, expressive language and adaptive skills.” Article Summary This study was investigating the presence of “maladaptive behaviors” seen in young (ages 18 months to approximately 6 years) children with autism, as reported by their parents. The researchers used the CBCL, “a caregiver-completed paper and pencil measure of maladaptive behaviour... intervention services,...
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...autism overshadows all other developmental orders. First, unlike a number of other developmental disorders such as mental retardation, deafness, blindness, and many others, autism does not have any apparent biological reason. Without a concrete evidence, the diagnosis of and prognosis for autism is full with doubt. This vagueness makes it very hard for parents to accept the child’s condition. Second, parents of children with autism are frequently deprived of various essential rewards for parenthood because the disorder is characterized by difficulties with social interaction, such as developing attachments and showing affection. It is because... of these reasons that autism...
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...Autism With the growing resources unearthed about various human illnesses and disorders, more and more research has been conducted to findmore about developmental disorders that besiege children today. One developmental disorder that has captured the interest and attention of parents, educators and other professionals concerned with the well-being of children, is Autism. Weaver and Hersey (2005) report that at least 1.5 million children and adults have been diagnosed with Autism in America as estimated by the The Spectrum Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), also known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) along with the developmental disorders that fall under its umbrella are disorders... ?Exploring...
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...Autism Introduction Autism is defined as a developmental disorder which adversely affects verbal and nonverbal communication, causing a detrimental influence on social interaction, on educational performance, and in relating to other people. The psychological disorder is generally evident before age three, and includes impaired and irregular communication skills, avoidance of eye contact, poor development of language for social communication, inability for symbolic or imaginative play, engagement in repetitive activities and stereotyped movements, resistances to changes in the environment or daily routine, and unusual responses to sensory experiences. Autism... ?Interventions in the Treatment of Autism...
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...Autism. Weaver and Hersey (2005) report that at least 1.5 million children and adults have been diagnosed with Autism in America as estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to this organization, about 6 out of every 1,000 individuals in the US have been diagnosed less than 10 years ago. This estimate have risen... With the growing resources unearthed about various human illnesses and disorders, more and more research has been conducted to find more about developmental disorders that besiege children today. One developmental disorder that has captured the interest and attention of parents, educators and other professionals concerned with the well-being of children, is...
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...autism. Even so, there are scholars who have argued on the ethical implication of using children in research and others who argue on therapists as better suited in handling autistic... Parents Play an Important Role in Managing Autistic Children Having an autistic child could be a great challenge to most parents, especially if the parent lacks adequate skills in handling the child. The behaviors exhibited by such children could cause the parents to worry and probably fail to provide the appropriate care. But most researchers support the role that parents play in dealing with autistic children as teachers, proponents of appropriate intervention, in the administration of their needs and in research on...
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...Autism Article Review Assignment: Autism Quotation “In conclusion, findings from this study highlight the need to include behavioural management strategies in any comprehensive intervention programme for young children with AD. This appears particularly true for young children with AD who have low non-verbal cognitive functioning, expressive language and adaptive skills.” Article Summary This study was investigating the presence of “maladaptive behaviors” seen in young (ages 18 months to approximately 6 years) children with autism, as reported by their parents. The researchers used the CBCL, “a caregiver-completed paper and pencil measure of maladaptive behaviour... intervention services,...
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...Autism The article under consideration is d “Self-Management Interventions on With Autism: A Meta-Analysis of Single-Subject Research.” It was written by Monica Carr, Dennis Moore, and Angelika Anderson and published in the Exceptional Children journal in 2014. The given article presents a qualitative review of studies that focused on the issue of self-management interventions designed to improve skills and behavior of students with autism spectrum disorder. The authors stress on the importance of teaching students the principles of self-management as far as there is a sufficient base of evidences proving that these principles constitute...
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...Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism is defined as a brain disorder which occurs in thedevelopmental stage of children. Autism spectrum is the collection of developmental brain disorders. Spectrum shows different symptoms, level of the disease and issues of disability that are encountered by the effected children. Research indicates that some children experience complete mental disability while others don’t. Autism spectrum disorders are also known as pervasive developmental disorders and include following diseases (A Parents Guide...
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...Autism Autism: historical, legal, and unethical practices regarding the education of children and adults with autism Autism spectrumdisorder (ASD) and Autism are both general phrases for a group of complicated disorders that are related to the development of brain. These diseases are categorized differently on the basis of social interaction difficulties, nonverbal and verbal communication and severe repetitive behaviours. The prevalence of disability or even impairment amongst Americans is at around nineteen percent (Farrell, 2014). This article has focused on historical, legal, and unethical practices...
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...AUTISM Autism on medical terms pertains to having a life that is enclosed within a box. To a typical individual that has a perception of autistic people, a person with autism may look to be selfish as the individual displays minimal responses to the external environment. What is interesting is that the person with autism is in a level where there is very minimal knowledge of the concept of personal identity (Sicile-Kira, 2004). Based on McClannahan (1999) autism normally can be seen among young people as early as age three (3). This situation is classified by the possession of complicated incapacities,...
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...AUTISM Autism of the of the Autism There have been controversies regarding the nature, intervention and the treatment of the autism process in patients. Some of the controversies and current strategies for autism have been explored in the chapter. People are guided about autism through many disciplines such as philosophy, science, and through their own understanding. Various controversies give rise to many theories. In psychology, theory pertains to a general guideline developed to elaborate upon a group of connected facts and phenomenon. The individuals belonging to any discipline perceive autism from their own viewpoint and methodology; behavioral researchers work with hypothetical... ?RUNNING HEAD:...
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Childhood Autism
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...Autism Autism is one of the most critical childhood issues. It is a medical problem related to hearing ability of children, which makes it hard for the children to communicate effectively with other people. Blanc and Volkers (2008) state, “Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects social and communication skills” (p. 5). Autistic children are unable to communicate effectively with peers and family members. The thesis statement of this paper is that autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder which can be diagnosed and treated effectively at the early stages of a child’s life. “The average age of diagnosis is still around 6 years” (Howlin & Moorf, 1997). This statement shows... Childhood...
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...autism Sur s Mental development disorders, which as a consequence cause motility and speech disorders lead to autism. The origins of autism can be found even in the prenatal development of the child, though the disease affects the whole human life. Autism cannot be diagnosed with the help of medical tests. Historically diagnosis can be made only on the basis of observations after the child’s communication and behavior in the society. However, autism is accompanied by a set of stereotypes and their consequences have a significant impact on the lives of people wi`th such special needs (Newschaffer&Curran, 2003... ). Stereotypes about autism are more than just laziness or...
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Autism spectrum
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...AUTISM SPECTRUM By Location Autism spectrum Qsn What characteristics of autism are reflected here? Discuss the theories that explain his behaviour. Autism spectrum is an enduring developmental disability that has an effect on how a person especially children relates to, communicating with, and socializes with other people. This disability also affects how an individual agrees with ideas and behaviours of other people. It also affects how such people make sense of the deeds of other people surrounding them (Baron-Cohen, 2008). Autism is a spectrum condition meaning that although individuals with...
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...Autism and Computing I. What are the specific developmental needs of autism patients? “Autistic spectrum disorders are lifelong, complex, controversial, challenging to service providers, they can cause severe impairments and they are not uncommon.” PHIS Report (2001) Autism has been defined as a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), which causes an organic dysfunction and is associated with neurological / brain disorder. It is known to have a severe impact on the patient’s communication abilities; the ability to establish social relationships; and to react in an appropriate manner to their surroundings. The patients of...
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...autism. He has taken the ADI-R but not the ADOS and the CSBQ. The ADI-R apparently has highconcordance with the ADOS, which indicates that having him take the ADOS may not be necessary (June 29, 2007). The primary thing that stymies both is parental under-reporting. I'd want to talk to his parents specifically about the ways that his condition presents itself. Adam is very gifted. He is reasonably intelligent, though not the smartest in the class, but has excellent spatial, visual and artistic skills. His autism presents itself as a need for order, esoteric ways of viewing the world and difficulty communicating that to his classmates despite being... ? Adam B., a of mine, suffers from extremely mild...
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...autism diagnosis, will help to eliminate the five “axis” of diagnosis that is considered cumbersome. In the DSM, autism is considered a spectrum. The severity of the symptoms forms the new guideline ranges from mild to debilitating. Currently, the old system of autism diagnosis categorizes the condition in varying degrees including Asperger’s, PDD-NOS (Widiger and Clark, p. 946). Over... Lecturer: DSM-5 Changes DSM being used as a definitive guideline in the diagnosis of mental health disorders means that it has a great impact on the insurance coverages as well as the treatment of the individuals. The changes seen from the old DSM-IV is already receiving several criticisms. DSM-v, the new system of...
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...autism. He has taken the ADI-R but not the ADOS and the CSBQ. The ADI-R apparently has high concordance with the ADOS, which indicates that having him take the ADOS may not be necessary (June 29, 2007). The primary thing that stymies both is parental under-reporting. Id want to talk to his parents specifically about the ways that his condition presents itself. Adam is very gifted. He is reasonably intelligent, though not the smartest in the class, but has excellent spatial, visual and artistic skills. His autism presents itself as a need for order, esoteric ways of viewing the world and difficulty communicating that to his classmates despite being very... Adam B., a of mine, suffers from extremely mild...
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...Autism and Computing I. What are the specific developmental needs of autism patients? “Autistic spectrum disorders are lifelong, complex, controversial, challenging to service providers, they can cause severe impairments and they are not uncommon.” PHIS Report (2001) Autism has been defined as a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), which causes an organic dysfunction and is associated with neurological / brain disorder. It is known to have a severe impact on the patient’s communication abilities; the ability to establish social relationships; and to react in an appropriate manner to their surroundings. The patients of...
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...Autism Autism: historical, legal, and unethical practices regarding the education of children and adults with autism Autism spectrumdisorder (ASD) and Autism are both general phrases for a group of complicated disorders that are related to the development of brain. The following discourse makes references to Ross’ video on autistic children in school. From the ABC News video, it is evident that most schools have aggressive ways of restraining students. In some cases, the methods border on the infringement of the students’ human rights. In trying to address the issue of autism, the ethicality of the approaches used as restraint techniques for deviant children come under question. Mostly... ,...
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...autism were able to do the chosen... ? Mirror neurons are a particular kind of neuron that many animals, including people, have. They fire when an animal acts and, simultaneously, observes another animal doing the same action. The neuron then “mirrors” the behavior of the observing animal in its firing. It is believed that, when functioning normally, mirror neurons help people acquire skills, mimic or imitate others, and help with language formation. But autistics, it appears, according to research done by Dapretto et al (2006) among others, have improper or non-existent mirror neuron activity. Dapretto et al (2006) gave autistic and non-autistic students a task to do while using an fRMI. Children with...
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...Autism Here s Here Exploring Autism Definition and Cause Autism is the given to a neurodevelopmentaldisorder that is observable within the first three years of a child’s life and usually progresses steadily without diminution. This affliction is apparently linked with abnormal biological and chemical processes within the brain, but the nature of this relationship as well as the actual causal basis of autism remains unsubstantiated (Levy, Mandell, & Schultz, 2009). There is a high possibility that multiple factors contribute to the development of this disorder. Genetics, diet, and environment are all possible contributors to the expression of autism, with heredity having the strongest... ? Exploring...
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...Autism: An Epidemic Autism: An Epidemic There are different causes for the increase in the prevalence of autism worth noting. For example, parental age is cited as a huge factor in the increase of autism cases. According to research, older parents have a likelihood of bearing children with the condition. This means up to 16 percent of autism prevalence result from old age. Another reason involves a decline in awareness of how autism affects a person especially children. Consequently, stakeholders act late in curbing the disorder (Oller & Oller, 2010). Consumption of certain foodstuffs is equally contributing to the proliferation of autism cases because such foods have heavy metals, phenols... ...
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What causes Autism
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...Autism? A child with autism will rarely look you in the eye. He lives in a bubble. He does not like people totouch him. He lacks the ability to empathize. He is intelligent, but does not understand how other children communicate. He lacks the ability to communicate through social norms. He is happy playing by himself. The other children stay away because he says odd things. What causes a child with autism to act this way? What causes autism? Does the mandatory MMR vaccine cause autism? In order to determine what causes autism, it is important to thoroughly understand the details of the disorder. In The Essential Difference, Simon Baron-Cohen defines autism as “an imbalance between two... What Causes...
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Mercury and Autism
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...Autism Autism is a developmental disorder, which makes children experience a different life from that experienced bynormal healthy children. It is characterized by impaired development in communication, behaviors, and social interactions (Ball, 148). This developmental disorder is common, affecting two out of every 1000 children worldwide. Autism is more common in the male gender, as compared to the female, having every five boys suffer from the disorder, for every one girl affected (Fombonne, 15). The signs and symptoms that an individual is suffering from this disorder normally portrays and becomes apparent, before a child attains the age of three years. This disorder affects how... Mercury and Autism ...
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...Autism The scientific definition of autism is developmental or growth disorder that occurs in a person’s brain in the early stages of life i.e. between one to three years. It affects a person’s ability to relate to, communicate with, and view to his environment (Volkmar 3). Scientific research reveals that autism is a spectrum condition. In this regard, it means that people who suffer autism share certain disabilities and it affects individuals in different ways. Observable effects show that some people are able to lead unaided life while others require assistance during learning sessions. Research on causes of autism has revealed that environment and genetics play a vital role on its causes...
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...Autism? Question: Does the ingestion of mercury cause autism?Hypothesis: Mercury ingestion does not cause autism. The mercury autism relationship debate dates back to the early 1990s. The moot point is that mercury preservative thimerosal, an ingredient in children vaccines, leads to autism. The objective of the present paper is to review three research articles on the said subject. Basis the findings and discussions of these articles, the present paper will either accept or reject the hypothesis: Mercury ingestion does not cause autism. Findings of a California Department of Public Health report reveal that autism rates in California rose... Client 19 August Does the Ingestion of Mercury Cause Autism?...
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...Autism Case study Introduction Autism is an illness which affects the neural development of an individual and has considerable effect in impairing the interactive skill of a person on social and communicative level. Autism is a brain malfunctioning, where the chemical deficiency and biological defect leads to irregularities in normal neurological functioning of the body. The real reason behind this illness is vague and is still a motivation among researchers to unravel its cause or outbreak. Autism can be due to various factors and from among them genetic or hereditary reason seems to be of most important one....
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD, how it is defined in the literature and what the symptoms of the condition are, and what interventions by way of teaching strategies can be recommended to teachers and teaching assistants to help and improve the learning outcomes of students with ASD in the classroom. ASD is said to refer to a class of brain disorders that are developmental in nature, and which are tied to a wide-ranging child conditions related to impairment levels, disabilities, skills, and symptoms. The DSM-IV-TR, also known as the Fourth Edition of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, classifies five kinds of so-called pervasive... (WebMD Medical Reference 2013; Centers...
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...Autism Autism Autism is one of the psychological problems affects many aspects of how a child sees the world and learns from his or her experiences. Children with autism lack the usual desire for social contact. The attention and approval of others are not important to them in the usual way. Autism is not an absolute lack of desire for affiliation, but a relative one. Researchers and psychologists try to define, explain and characterize autism and an autistic child using different theories and methods. The most popular theories are (1) "the theory of mind", (2) the central coherence theory, (3) the extreme male brain theory, (4) the mindblidness theory and (5) the executive dysfunction... Running Head...
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