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Pharmacologic Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders
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...Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism is among a group of severe developmental troubles usually known as Autism Spectrum that emerges in early childhood normally before three years of age. Though severity and symptoms vary, in all sorts of autism spectrum disorders, a child’s ability to interact and communicate with others is affected. There is an increasing trend in the autistic children. However, it is not apparent that either it is due to improved reporting and detection of autism or a genuine increase in the cases or both. Whilst there is no remedy for autism, rigorous, early treatment is expected to yield a great difference in such children’s lives. Autism and connected... ? Pharmacologic Treatment of...
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Pharmacologic Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders
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...Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism is among a group of severe developmental troubles usually known as Autism Spectrum that emerges in early childhood normally before three years of age. Though severity and symptoms vary, in all sorts of autism spectrum disorders, a child’s ability to interact and communicate with others is affected. The there is an increasing trend in the autistic children. However it is not apparent that either it is due to improved reporting and detection of autism or a genuine increase in the cases or both. Whilst there is no remedy for autism, rigorous, early treatment is expected to yield a great difference in such children’s lives. Autism and connected... Pharmacologic Treatment of...
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Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interventions and Treatments for Children
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...Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interventions and Treatments for Children and Youth Summary of the Book The book Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interventions and Treatments for Children and Youth has been written by Richard Simpson and coauthored by Sonja R. de Boer-Ott, Deborah Griswold and Brenda Smith Myles. The book provides extensive information about the treatment methods for individuals with ASD and guides teachers and parents to adopt the appropriate strategies and interventions for effective treatment of their children or students identified with the autism disorder spectrum. The book throws light upon the challenges and problems confronted by the parents of the children with autism... ? Book Review –...
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Research into the Causes and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders
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...Autism Spectrum: An Analysis into Cause and Treatment As with many forms of medical understanding and biological research that have taken place over the past several years, further understandings of mental illness, its causes, treatments, and risk factors that increase the overall chance of mental illness have become far better understood within the recent past. Whereas it was previously believed that Milton illness was somehow a strictly genetic predisposition and prior to those superstitious understandings of mental illness pervaded the societal understanding, current research indicates that several unique factors have an impact upon the overall likelihood that individual experience... ? Section/#...
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Autism and Autism spectrum disorder
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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....
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Over stimulation in children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may lead to self injurious behavior
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...autism spectrum disorder may lead to self injurious behavior Autismis a Neuro-Developmental Disorder characterized by stereotyped and cyclic behaviors. The disorder mainly affects socialization and communication. The main concern area in autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) children is Self-injurious behaviors (SIBs). SIBs occur more in ASD children as compared to those who are characteristically developing or possess other neuro-developmental disabilities. Research Scientists globally have discovered that Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is a stern, chronic concern influencing approximately 10% to 14% of Autism Spectrum Disorders children. It regularly happens... Over stimulation in children diagnosed with...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder
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...Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment recommendations discussed in the parameters for Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) include CBT Program, SR Program, the clinician helping the family in obtaining appropriate, evidence based and structured educational and behavioral interventions for children with ASD, offering pharmacotherapy to children with ASD where there is a specific target symptom or comorbid condition. Further recommendations require the clinician to maintain an active role in long term treatment planning and family support as well as support of the individual and clinicians specifically making enquiries about the use of alternative/complementary treatments... ,...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder
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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 Spectrum Disorder
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...disorders that many people suffer, which they may not even be aware and may be devastated in their future life. Autism spectrum is one of the disorder that begins at the age of about thirty six months and represents a definitive disability in the neurodevelopment of an individual. The characteristic features of the disorder are impairments especially in the social interactions, verbal communication skills as well as general interests in some activities. This could be dangerous especially when not recognized at the early stages as a child may develop adverse complications especially when it is already too late. Rodriguez defines this disorder as a psychological... Nov 8th There are many psychological...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder: Etiology, Impact on the individual’s development and Intervention strategies Caronna et al., described Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as a complex condition which impacts the normal processes of brain development and as a result affects a person's behavior, social relationships, and communication (518–23). The affected children and adults usually display particular communication, social and behavioral characteristics (American Psychiatric Association par. 14). Volkmar outlined five Autism Spectrum Disorders as described under the diagnostic category of Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD). Autistic Disorder is also called autism, Asperger's Disorder... ?[The [The [The Autism...
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Autism spectrum disorder
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...autism spectrum disorders Introduction Autism spectrumdisorder refers to a range of medical complications relating to the patients abilities to interact with others. Additionally, the condition affects the patient’s ability to communicate effectively, result in repetitive behaviors, and result in cognitive delays. Patients suffering from ABS portray myriad of characteristic most of which are similar to those exhibited by mentally ill patients. The condition is a great manifestation of the brain’s inability to develop effectively thereby quantifying the condition as mental. The condition thus affects the development... clinical procedure that a doctor seeks to carry out on them. Patients have...
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Article Review
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...autism spectrum disorders. Investigations have made reports on investigations published throughout 2002. The present article comprised 36 researches conducted between 2002 and 2007 (Brunner & Seung, 2009). The best accessible proof is given for seven treatment sub groups: augmentative alternative communication, applied behavior analysis, naturalistic behavioral, social skills, developmental classroom based, and video modeling. The literature gives a foundation for empirical proof for treatment. The literature also gives recommendations... ? Article Review  Article Review The literature review investigates the current level of proof that support communication based treatments for young people with autism...
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Diagnosing a child who is suspected of having autism Spectrum disorder
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...AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER Introduction Autism is a spectrum disorder that affects individuals atdifferent levels. It is popular in children and every child with the disorder is found to portray different symptoms and challenges. Therefore, parents and people involved in childcare should seek and understand knowledge on the symptoms. They should also understand how to prevent or look for solution at the right time. In this paper, a report on Scott, an eleven-year-old child suspected to be a victim of the disorder will be critically assed and presented. Discussion Basing our argument on the life of Scott, it is right understanding the following; he is an eleven-year-old boy, who resides... ? DIAGNOSIS OF...
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: The effect on psychological and well being among children and their siblings with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a range of neurodevelopment disorders that are typified by impaired social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and usually have a repetitive tendency (Meltzer 2011). These disorders include autism, Asperger syndrome that mainly involves impairment in development of language and pervasive developmental disorder, which is normally as a result of the first two disorders when not properly diagnosed. The rates of these disorders have risen dramatically over the last forty years hence making it necessary to research on their effects on physiological and well-being of children and their siblings... The Effect of Autism ...
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Autism spectrum
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...autism disorder like Andrew are likely to be less capable “mind-readers” compared to normal people. For, instance, Andrew always disagrees with the teacher’s facts and keeps on asking questions like “Why?” “How do you know?” Deficits of the theory of mind can be helpful in explaining Andrew’s communication and social impairments that portray autism spectrum disorder (Hewett, 2011). Research on this theory focuses on preschool kids such as Andrew because this is the stage where many children develop rapid mental disorders. There is a less understanding about theory of mind with older...
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Diabetic and Hypertension, Osteoborosis, Autism, or Obesity
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...Autism Spectrum Disorders College: Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism is a complex brain disorder that manifests through abnormal behavior patterns that are collectively termed as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Statistics dating back since the 1990s show that the number of patients suffering from ASD have increased, becoming an alarm within the United States. This trend has prompted many medical organizations to venture into research to reveal the cause of the prevalence of autism...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder This research proposal and dissertation is about how to improve education and treatment for children and adults. In working with Autism Spectrum Disorder and its’ various related disorders like Asperger’s disorder, Rett’s disorder and Pervasive Personality Disorder. A researcher must have several ideas to work through in order to find a way to improve on the ideas of others and to improve the life of these children and adults through better diagnosis of the disorder. Methodology The first part of this methodology project is for the researcher to decide who is going to be the participants of the project. The project will be using children and adults with varying... ?Part A Autism...
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Cognitive theories do not provide a full explanation of autism spectrum conditions. Discuss
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...autism spectrum conditions. Discuss.” of I. Introduction Reports of both adults and children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have significantly increased and therefore have become more prevalent in the present age than it was before (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2012). Recognition of this condition as highlights of clinical and sociological research has produced awareness to our generation of the existence of such developmental disability. It is of utmost urgency and importance that local, national and worldwide level of discussions be given about this topic to mobilize mitigation actions and management... . It is the goal of this paper to discuss autism...
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Psychotherapeutic needs of parents/carers of children on the autism spectrum
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder- ASD 0 Autism Spectrum Disorder 1 Literature Review As a developmental problem, individuals suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) tend to exhibit behavioral challenges that range from inability to interact normally to repetitive behavior patterns (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). In recent years, cases of ASD diagnoses have been on the rise; however, as the prevalence of ASD increases in the society, scientific evidence still lacks with regard to effective therapy for the various abnormalities...
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Discusstion 8
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...AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS Researchers have made significant advancements on the factors that cause autism especially in relation to the environment. The evaluation of the probable aspects that cause autism has been of great help as the research has narrowed down to a few factors related to the core and contributor alleles. Nonetheless, there are still areas and factors that require additional exploration on matters rising from earlier research’s results (Chase 2012). Decisively, this paper entails a brief description of a core environmental factor previously identified as a potential risk for an...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder & The adverse Impact on Normal Development During Early Childhood
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Introduction Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is considered as a serious developmental disorder affecting children especially from the early months of life and the disorder often results in low intelligence. The term autism has acquired the solemn attention of researchers and psychologists. Generally, autism affects various aspects of children’s behaviour such as their social interactions and relationships, language and communication abilities, activities and interests. Studies have pointed out...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a congenital condition occurring in children more frequently than diabetes, spina bifida, or Down syndrome. The defining characteristics of ASD include 1) labored social interaction, 2) impaired use of words and gestures in communication, and 3) inconsistent patterns of behavior interests, and activities. In itself, ASD is already difficult to manage in society because of the wide spectrum of symptoms that it encompasses. It may manifest readily after birth or later on in the patient’s childhood. It is thus possible that the treatment procedure varies from one patient to the other (National Institute of Mental Health, 2009... ?INTRODUCTION...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a term used to describe a group of at least five neurological disorders, which are referred to as a spectrum because they are diverse, with differences in their intensity, symptoms and type of behavior manifested the type of disorder and, variation from child to child. The five classifications of autism include autistic disorder, asperger syndrome, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental...
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Increased Genetic Risk for Autistic Spectrum Disorders
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...Spectrum Disorders 05-02-12 Increased Genetic Risk for Autistic Spectrum Disorders Introduction: Autism was indentified in 1943 and the disease was not classified in a distinct diagnostic category until the third edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. (Akshoomoff 2005). In recent revision of DVM-IV, autism is placed under the category of Pervasive Developmental Disorder. Autistic Spectrum Disorders refers to both autism and Asperger’s disorder. The characteristic impairment in ASD occurs in three domains: social, behavioral and communication. With regard to behavioral presentation ASD is highly heterogeneous but in case of social... ? Increased Genetic Risk for Autistic...
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Autism 1
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...autism has been on the rise according to IDEA. Such children face discrimination while accessing education with other normal students which possess unethical challenge in such learning institutions. This has seen the need to establish more specialized learning institutions to deal with the menace. The US government in conjunction with other non-governmental agencies have placed measures to ensure that such students receive adequate skills needed in learning. References Farrell, H. J. (2014). The Student with Complex Education Needs. Rodriguez, A. M. (2011). Autism spectrum disorders. Minneapolis, MN: Twenty-First...
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Autistic Spectrum
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...Autism is a "spectrum disorder," meaning that it manifests itself differently in each child. However, Detection of children who are at the mild end of the autistic spectrum is not an easy task. Like a row of dominoes, if an early aspect of development is affected in a particular case of autism, other later-emerging aspects of development will be affected too. As a result, each case of autism presents a slightly different profile of learning abilities and learning disabilities. (Newport, 2002) Each learning ability and each learning disability may influence how a particular child with autism may or may not learn something the way other... Running Head: WHY IS IT DIFFICULT TO IDENTIFY CHILDREN WHO ARE AT...
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Over Stimulation in Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disoder May Lead to Self-Injurious Behavior
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...Autism Spectrum Disoder May Lead to Self-Injurious Behavior Introduction and Background of the study There are various types of disorders that human beings experience in their day to day lives. Several scholars have argued that any kind of disorder is harmful to the victim either physically or psychologically. Mental related disorders are among the most sensitive disorder types since the either cause psychological or physical harm to the person or people the person relates with. The autism spectrum disorder is among the most sensitive type of disorder that human beings can experience (Baron, M. G. (2006). Essentially, the term autism spectrum disorder... Over Stimulation in Children Diagnosed with Autism ...
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High Functioning or Autism
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...autism with the most recent example being the unsubstantiated claims of vaccine overload that were a hot news topic in recent years. It would be most appropriate to acknowledge autism as a complex disorder with several potential aggravating factors. Prevalence Autism is defined as one of several pervasive developmental disorders that also include Asperger syndrome, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, and a not-otherwise-specified category. These disorders are closely related in many aspects including symptomology, and are sometimes represented as contributing to a spectrum of autism... ? Exploring Autism Here s Here Exploring Autism Definition and Cause Autism is the given to a...
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Implications of High Functioning Autism
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...Autism Introduction Developments in science and medicine have led to accurate establishment of the various features of autism and a differentiation of the different forms within the autism spectrum. The society has had negative perceptions on autism, most of which result from misconception and stereotyping of the disorder. As a result, people with autism have been labeled as outsiders within some societies. Nonetheless, in the contemporary society, there is a lot of information on autism which is presented in works of literature, research, movies and the media and thus perception on autism are slowly changing. In addition, the theory of labeling within... that the society appreciates milder...
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Autism Assignment
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...autism spectrum disorders. Natural Neuroscience. January; 9(1):28-30.... ? 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...
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Social and communication skills
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...Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism Spectrum Disorders Introduction Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) affects the manner in which theaffected persons relate to other people in terms of how they communicate. Most of the affected persons also have learning disability. They take relatively longer period for them to master new skills in life. Autism, Asperger’s syndrome and rett’s syndrome are the major forms of ASD. Among the three, autism is the most serious. Special care and education should be provided for...
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Autism
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...Autism has symptoms that overlap with other developmental disorders particularly affecting the social development of the child. This overlap complicates the diagnosis of autism especially since there are limited measures for identifying symptoms early. For some the use of the term Autism Spectrum Disorder is used to cover the range of symptoms from the severe infantile autism to the milder Asperger’s Syndrome. This complication has made it difficult to accurately identify the disorder in some children and therefore to establish reliable statistics of prevalence of the disorder. A major controversy... Autism Autism has always been a challenging disorder. There are difficulties with defining, identifying...
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Autism and the effects on Socialization
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...spectrum disorders. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Batshaw, M. L., Pellegrino, L., & Roizen, N. J. (2007). Children with disabilities. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Pub Brooke, S. L. (2009). The use of the creative therapies with autism spectrum disorders. Springfield, Ill: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher. DiSalvo, C. A., & Oswald, D. P. (March 08, 2003). Peer-Mediated Interventions To Increase the Social Interaction of Children with Autism: Consideration of Peer Expectancies. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 17, 4, 198-207. Ommeren, T., Begeer, S.,...
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Discuss the psychosocial implications of having an increased genetic risk for Autistic Spectrum Disorders
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...Spectrum Disorders 05-02-12 Increased Genetic Risk for Autistic Spectrum Disorders Introduction: Autism was indentified in 1943 and the disease was not classified in a distinct diagnostic category until the third edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. (Akshoomoff 2005). In recent revision of DVM-IV, autism is placed under the category of Pervasive Developmental Disorder. Autistic Spectrum Disorders refers to both autism and Asperger’s disorder. The characteristic impairment in ASD occurs in three domains: social, behavioral and communication. With regard to behavioral presentation ASD is highly heterogeneous but in case... Increased Genetic Risk for Autistic...
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Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder and different teaching methods in the classroom
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...Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder and different teaching methods in the room. This paper deals with Autism and Autism spectrum Disorder (ASD) and discusses wide ranging teaching methods as interventionist approaches in classroom settings. Though Autism was spotted in 1943 itself, it gained significance only in 1990s thus heralding the arrival of TEACCH program as a framework for treating the ASD by educational techniques rather than through medications since it is not a mental illness though it may be found along with mental...
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Case Study on Autism
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...Autism Spectrum Disorders) should be carried on the mother to ascertain some critical information to the diagnosis of ASD. This informal assessment usually starts with getting history of a family for the determination of whether other family members had been diagnosed with ASD and especially a sibling of the affected child. This is important because research has shown that young siblings of children diagnosed with ASD are ten times more likely to be diagnosed with the same. Moreover, studies have also shown that siblings of children with ASD who have the condition can start showing subtle symptoms of the condition right... ? Topic: Case Study on Autism Informal Assessments to use on this Case Study...
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An investigation into the perceptions and practices of a small sample of learning support/resource teachers when providing for students with autistic spectrum disorders in post primary schools
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...spectrum disorders. Terms will be defined and further explored as well as methodologies for teaching and integrating children with autism into the classroom environment. An exploration of modern daily interventions and technologies will be placed in context... Literature Review Overview A literature review is developed in order to sufficiently create a background from which to base the research so that what has come before can be integrated into the current avenue of study. This chapter will explore the key areas which are relevant to the aims of the dissertation, including such issues as the attitudes of teachers and the many challenges that they will face in relationship to students with autistic...
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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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Week four project
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...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, 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...
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Autism
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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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Article summary/ critique
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder Summary Autism spectrum is a neurological disorder which cause problems to a child in terms of communication, understanding language, play and mingle with others. Autism, Asperger syndrome, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder and Pervasive developmental disorder are included under the banner of Autism spectrum disorders. Unlike normal children, the children who are affected by autism spectrum disorders would find difficulties in adjusting with unfamiliar situations. A child is labelled as an autistic child if he/she exhibit problems in social interactions, communication or behavior. However, it is believed that around 2-6 of every 1000... Article summary/ critique...
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Autism
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...Autism is a “spectrum disorder,” meaning that it manifests itself differently in each child. Like a row of dominoes, if an early aspect of development is affected in a particular case of autism, other later-emerging aspects of development will be affected too. As a result, each case of autism presents a slightly different profile of learning abilities and learning disabilities. Each learning ability and each learning disability may influence how a particular child with autism may or may not learn something the way other children without autism may learn that same thing. These autism-specific learning barriers are referred here as autistic learning... Autism Introduction Autism literally means living in...
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Autism
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...Autism. 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 are characterized by deficits in social and communication skills. The Autism Spectrum Disorders include: Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), Autism Disorder, Child Disintegrative Disorder and Rett Syndrome. I. Autism Disorder In recent years, diagnoses of Autism have increased both in breadth and in depth. The increase in the prevalence of this developmental disorder to 1 in 88 children has become so alarming... With the growing resources unearthed about...
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SEN Autism and Learning
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...Autism Literature review “Autistic spectrum disorders are lifelong, complex, controversial, challenging to service providers, they can cause severe impairments and they are not uncommon” PHIS Report (2001, p.7) Autism is a type of developmental disorder that appears during the first three years of life, and “affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills” (PubMedHealth, Autism, 2010). A disorder of the neural development, it is generally characterized by impaired communication skills and flawed social interactions, and is also noticed in the...
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How Does Autism Affect Social Development in Adolescents
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...Spectrum Disorders admits the symptomatic labels of high-functioning autism, Asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder and autism, each of which depicts considerations that generally involve some sort of social learning problem. It has been identified by the schools that majority of the pupils with ASDs have normal cognition and language and these pupils are then placed in the conventional classrooms where the treatments are needed to be defined and refined. It has been reported by recent studies that social learning shortfall distinctly impacts the social development and may potentially harm the...
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Autism
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...autism screening. M- CHAT is one of the highly recommended instruments to perform the screening. The M- CHAT is mainly focused on detecting the highest cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Therefore, there is the risk of a high false... ? Pre-Primary Children with 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...
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Psychosocial impact of raising a child with autism spectrum disorder
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...Autism Spectrum Disorder Background of Study Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) forebodes a variety of effects to family members--from the parents and siblings who serve as primary caregivers, and the relatives as supportive system to the whole family. Autism Spectrum Disorder is clinically identified as a lifetime impairment in neurodevelopment. It is an umbrella term for “autistic disorder, Asperger syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder” (Kogan, et al., 2008, p. e1149). In part, this is characterized by a variety of symptoms, ranging from lack of social interactive and communication skills, to apparent restrictions and hesitancy in behavior... ?Psychosocial Impact of Raising A Child with Autism...
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Developmental Disorders
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...Disorders Text Revision. Washington DC: American Psychiatry Association. 2. Cohen, S. B., Lombardo, M. V., Ashwin, E., Chakrabarti, B., & Knickmeyer, R. (2011). Why are Autism Spectrum Conditions Prevalent in Males. PLOS Biology . 3. Giarelli, E., Wiggins, L. D., Rice, C. E., Levy, S. E., Kirby, R. S., Martin, J. P., et al. (2010). Sex Differences in the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders among Children. Disability and Health Journal , 107-116. 4. Toth, K., & King, B. H. (2008). Aspergers Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatement. American Journal of Psychiatry . Asperger’s Disorder as a Form of Autism: Agree or Disagree... Developmental Disorders Template Instructions: Complete each of...
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1st Autism
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...autism were exposed to violence and abuse on the part of those whom they knew personally. It speaks of the "appalling prevalence" of violence and exclusion among adults with autism. But this problem of stereotypes also has its solution. Children who interacted with children with disabilities or who watched how they communicate with other children without disabilities, developed a healthier attitude towards disabilities, comparing with children without such experience (Stephenson & Carter, 2011). Also people with autism spectrum disorders need to be specially trained for adaptive skills – skills which they need in everyday life. Sometimes... Historical, legal and unethical practices in education of...
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The Current View On The Autism
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...disorder is the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) along with Asperger's syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) (Rady Children's Hospital, 2010). Recent epidemiological data suggest that autism affects approximately 1 in every 110 children in the United States, occurring four times more frequent in boys than girls (Lord & Bishop, 2010). This number implies a rapid exponential growth since the last decades when autism was traditionally viewed only as a severe mental disability. Social scientists and psychiatrists propose that subtypes of ASD be removed in the latest DSM edition and the diagnosis... The Current View On The Autism Autism is a mental disability character...
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