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Lovaas (1987) for autistic children
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...Autistic Children Introduction Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is known for having impairment in social, cognitive, language and communication development (Hollander 3; MacKenzie 19). Today, almost 80% of all ASD cases have unknown causality (Matson 92). This makes it difficult for healthcare professionals to create effective treatment plan for patients with ASD. ASD is characterized by having repetitive mannerisms (MacKenzie 19), mild-to-severe form of self-injurious behaviour (i.e. violently banging the head on a wall, hair pulling, etc.) (Edelson), agression, abnormal speech, and less signs of emotional attachment (Lovaas a). Because of their disruptive behaviours... . Developments in...
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Learning Plan for Autistic Children
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...Autistic Children Name: University: Course: Tutor: Date: Introduction: Varied intervention measures are utilized in treating, teaching and working with children with special learning needs. These children need to grow and experience normal living as much as possible despite their disability. Their needs vary from one child to another depending on the serenity of their condition. The goal when working or teaching these children is always to help them achieve the maximum level of independence as well as being able to reach their potential in all aspects of their lives. Children with special needs may develop normally up to a certain age... Running Head: LEARNING PLAN Learning Plan for Aut...
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Impact of Inclusion on Autistic Children
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...Autistic Children Though autism is incurable and usually results in social isolation to varying degrees, various forms of treatment have proven to make a decidedly positive impact in the way autistics interact with others. Though differing theories have been postulated, none have stood up to intense scientific scrutiny and analysis. Many variables are present when attempting to specifically define the source although autism unquestionably does not originate from how a child is nurtured, it is a genetic disorder. Treatments involving autistic children geared to include them in 'normal' activities such as appropriate sports and physical touching therapy may... be counterintuitive but have...
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Is Response Intervention effective in Autistic Children
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...Autistic Children Is Response-to-Intervention (RTI) effective in autistic children?This paper reflects the results of the study that involved autistic children and relied on RTI principles and constructs. A brief review of literature is performed. Methods and implications are discussed. The results of the study are reported and evaluated. Their relevance in the context of available literature is discussed. Keywords: autism, autistic, Response-to-Intervention, RTI. Response to Intervention in Autistic Children Response-to-Intervention is a popular object of present day research. Much has been said about the benefits and principles of RTI models for children with special... Response to Intervention in...
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Is Response Intervention effective in Autistic Children
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...Autistic Children Is Response-to-Intervention (RTI) effective in autistic children? This paper reflects the results of the study that involved autistic children and relied on RTI principles and constructs. A brief review of literature is performed. Methods and implications are discussed. The results of the study are reported and evaluated. Their relevance in the context of available literature is discussed. Keywords: autism, autistic, Response-to-Intervention, RTI. Response to Intervention in Autistic Children Response-to-Intervention is a popular object of present day research. Much has been said about the benefits and principles of RTI models for children with special... ? Response to Intervention in...
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Why is the Number of Autistic Children Steadily Rising
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...children, or more accurately Autism Spectrum Disorder, is on the rise in children throughout the world. Researchers, despite much speculation on the various causes behind the rise, have yet to find one definitive answer. Various factors have been analyzed, such as better diagnostic criteria for analyzing behaviors in children, wider screening procedures to find children that may be suffering from autism. In some cases, the finger has been pointed towards the environment and what exactly it contains that could be making children autistic. Other studies have undertaken the responsibility of finding... ? Autism on the Rise: Much Speculation with No Definitive Answers HERE HERE The diagnosis of autism among...
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Autistic children: using two different methods to investigate one question
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...autistic children and how does this affect their choice of teaching methods, activities and tools? This question is believed to be important, because the teachers attitude has a lot to do with how the student is treated. For example, if the teacher provides one student more time to answer before moving on to another student, yet gives the best time for a different student, this tends to convenience the student who got less time that the teacher did not expect him or her to know the answer. By doing this a pattern of behavior forms where the student either answered very... ?Using Two Different Methods to Investigate One Question Overview I propose to investigate: What are teachers’ attitudes towards...
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Autistic Children and How They Experience the World
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...AUTISTIC CHILDREN Autistic Children and How They Experience the World School What is Autism? Autism is a neuro-developmental disorder that presents a delay in the speech and language development and impairment in communication skills. Symptoms may be seen before the age of three. Warning signs may consist of the child’s difficulty with using and understanding language; trouble relating to family and peers; weird play; resistance to changes; unusual behavior; and repetitive body movements. However, because every ASD case is unique, symptoms may vary in every child (Quinn & Malone, 2000). After decades of intensive study in autism, experts introduced the term Autism Spectrum Disorder... ? Running Head:...
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Children with Autism. Why Is Important To Keep Autistic Children With Normal Students Persuasive essay
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...Children with Autism A brain disorder, which finds its roots in genetics as well as development, autism severely, affects the social interaction and communication of children it attacks. Where on one hand many people conceive autism as a disorder, many others disagree and claim that autism is just a difference and not a disease. Nonetheless, autistic children do suffer a great deal due to their disability to interact normally with others and find normal people around them as completely indigenous to their own kind. These children have puzzled psychologists, educationists, and policy makers for years in...
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LITERATURE REVIEW ON EFFECTIVENESS OF SOCIAL STORIES ON THE SOCIAL BEHAVIORS OF AUTISTIC CHILDREN
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...autistic children. The study Sansoti et al. (2004) has made a comparative analysis of different studies that used social story as an analytical and remedial tool for Autism Spectrum Syndrome (ASD). Social Story: A social story is a short story that is written in a child specific format describing a social situation, person, skill, event, or concept in terms of relevant cues and appropriate social responses (Gray, 1998). It can use pictorial tools for elaboration. It has descriptive, affirmative, perspective sentences... Studies by Delano and Snell (2006), Agosta et al. (2004), and Scatonne et al. (2002) probe the effectiveness of social story intervention program using ABAB and ABCD design in autistic ...
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Autistic children in the general education classroom, mainstreaming, inclusion and pull out options
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...Autistic children in the general education room, mainstreaming, inclusion and pull out options Introduction Autism is associated withthe impairment of brain development leading to a lack of social intercourse and communication. Such children, usually before 3 years of age, also display repetitive behavior. Since it involves a range of symptoms, a more convenient term to use is the autism spectrum disorders (ASD). For instance some milder signs might indicate a low level of impairment. Webster’s New World Medical Dictionary defines autism as “a spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders characterized by deficits in social interaction and communication, and unusual and repetitive behavior. Some... ...
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Autistic Children in the General Education Classroom: Mainstreaming, Inclusion, and Pull Out Options
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...Autistic Children in the General Education room: Mainstreaming, Inclusion, and Pull Out Options Autism in children is a disorder that is becoming more prevalent in today’s environment with nearly 40 students diagnosed in every 10,000. As a result, children with Autism in the education system are a significant consideration for educators (Bryson, Rogers, & Fombonne, 2003). In an attempt to research issues associated with Autistic children and identify the impact of mainstreaming, inclusions, and pull out options, the following quantitative research proposal is being...
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Autistic Children in the General Education Classroom: Mainstreaming, Inclusion, and Pull Out Options
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...autistic children. Researcher’s... Purpose of the Study and Research Questions The purpose of this study is to examine the educational practices and strategies used by specially trained team and general classroom educators that influenced the successful mainstreaming, inclusion and pull-out options of children with autism who are placed in a general education setting. This study focuses on two main questions: 1. What are the educational practices and strategies employed by special education, general education team and educators to support a successful mainstreaming and inclusion of children with autism in a general education setting? 2. What improvements have the children with autism exhibited in terms of...
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Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Effective ways for their Educational Practices
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...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 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...
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Contribution of Theory of Mind in Social Progress: Autistic and Sensory Impaired Children
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...Autistic and Sensory Impaired Children Normal versus Noncommunicative Children Can theory of mind be applied to normal children, or does it determine whether a child is normal in the first place In order to have deep feelings, says Ken Fabian ("A Feeling-Based Theory of Autism," bullet No. 3), one must experience the deep feelings of others. Those who do and go on to show empathy for others are usually categorised as "normal." Most noncommunicators, i.e. autistic children, have no discernable disruption in their minds, but given the acceptance in society of what is normal, they are not considered normal children. Questions under... (3 March 2006) Contribution of Theory of Mind in Social Progress:...
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Can SI therapy help children with autistic spectrum disorder successfully engage in goal-directed activities
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...children with autistic spectrum disorder successfully engage in goal-directed activities?” Introduction This is a research paper to verify if sensory integration therapy assists children with autistic spectrum disorder to productively engage in goal-directed practices. Sensory integration (SI) is a specialty field of occupational treatment that is based on more than forty years of theory and research. The expression sensory integration refers to: The manner the brain systematizes sensations for involvement in occupation (Bundy, Lane & Murray, 2002); A hypothesis founded on neuroscience that gives perspective for understanding the sensory scopes of human conduct; A model... ? “Can SI therapy help children ...
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Can SI therapy help children with autistic spectrum disorder successfully engage in goal-directed activities
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...children with autistic spectrum disorder successfully engage in goal-directed activities?” Introduction This is a research paper to verify if sensory integration therapy assists children with autistic spectrum disorder to productively engage in goal-directed practices. Sensory integration (SI) is a specialty field of occupational treatment that is based on more than forty years of theory and research. The expression sensory integration refers to: The manner the brain systematizes sensations for involvement in occupation (Bundy, Lane & Murray, 2002); A hypothesis founded on neuroscience that gives perspective for understanding the sensory scopes of human conduct; A model... a strategy for...
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Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
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...autistic behaviour has been subject to a number of technical challenges. However, there are repercussions, which can potentially influence the behavioural development of children, for instance, pathologies present in the prenatal period include hematic perfusion deficit during pregnancy, non-optimum gestation conditions... ?Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Introduction Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a group of lifetime neurodevelopmental conditions with commencement in babyhood and are characterized by impairments in three major areas namely social interaction, communication and repetitive patterns of behaviour; these lifelong neurodevelopmental disorders include autism, Asperger Syndrome, in...
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Children with Autism and School
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...autistic students in public schools will be distracting, slowing down the progress of the other students. On the other hand, others believe that by being in public school settings and being subjected to students that display proper education behavior, autistic students will be influenced by them to respond in the same way, thus learning some form or other of socialization and communication skills. Drawbacks of Autistic Children in Mainstream Population The biggest controversy about allowing autistic children into public schools is that they do not possess the behavior to be around others, especially... Children with Autism and School Introduction As with the majority of spectrum disorders, children with ...
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Stress Reduction In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Pediatric Massage
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...children with autism Stress reduction in children with autism spectrum disorder through pediatric massage Autism is a disorder that is stressful both to the caregivers of the children and the children being cared for. To the caregivers, autism has a psychological implication of watching over the child more than one would have done for their normal counterparts thus interfering with the caregivers other activities of daily living, a fact that results to build up of stress. Autistic children are equally faced with stress following restrictions from what they believe would be normal but are prevented from doing. Reduction of stress among autistic children is thus a crucial health... Stress reduction in...
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Communicating with Children who have Autism
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...children. The children may develop excessive fear or temper tantrums or aggression. There are even eating disorders. The individual usually have a normal life span but they require life long supervision. Autistic children have repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior like abnormally preoccupied with some interest, sticking to certain habits, self-stimulating behaviors etc. "Also, many autistic... COMMUNICATING WITH CHILDREN WHO HAVE AUTISM INTRODUCTION AUTISM AND CHILDREN Autism is a brain disorder which is one of the most common among the group called as Pervasive developmental disorder which involves delays in many areas of childhood development. Autism affects the crucial areas of...
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Inclusive Education of Children with Autism
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...Children with Autism number] December 27, 2005 Inclusive Education of Children with Autism Autistic spectrum disorders are becoming more commonplace among pupils in today's schools. Less commonplace are teachers and professionals equipped to adequately adapt to and deal with children with autism. As researchers and medical professionals have been searching worldwide for a known cause and possible cures for autistic spectrum disorders, educators have been searching for methods to help minimise the behavioural deficiencies within the academic environment. A few methods for inclusive education, discussed in this paper, have had dramatic results with both the autistic children... Inclusive Education of...
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Article Review 2
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...children had severe autism, 36% were moderately autistic and 43% showed symptoms of autism. 67% of children were 12 years or younger. 80% of the children were male. Questionnaires were used to get the Peruvian parents’ stress profiles which were translated in Spanish for easy understanding. The t-test was used for analyzing data. Research findings: `Research revealed that parents for children with autism were more stressed than those for children with no disabilities. The parents for autistic children with cognitive impairment and life span care were...
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Video Games to use to teach children with Autism
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...children comply with medication, teach hand-eye coordination, develop social skills, and offer a myriad of benefits to adults. Autism is no different: Autistic children love video games, like many children do, and the research shows that video games can help with many elements of autism treatment. Video games as an instructional component for autism is supported both by research and by individual parents. Some parents use video games with their children to teach emotion sharing and to connect with their autistic children, playing... ? Many people think that video games are wastes of time or have little utility, merely toys. But a growing body of research has found that video games can actually help...
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Discuss the significance of an understanding of typical language and communication development for a practitioner working with p
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...autistic children may experience fragile X syndrome – causing mental retardation, tuberous sclerosis – tumor in the brain, epileptic seizures, ADHD, learning disabilities, and Tourette syndrome – a neuropsychiatric disorder that is characterized by multiple physical tics or at least one vocal... ? Significance of Understanding Typical Language and Communication Development for a Practitioner Working with Autistic Individuals Student Number Course Name and Number Name of Professor Date of Submission Number of Words: 2,043 Introduction As a life-long non-curable disease, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neural developmental disorder that is often characterized by having impaired verbal or non-verbal...
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Autistic Spectrum
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...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, autism... Running Head: WHY IS IT DIFFICULT TO IDENTIFY...
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Psychotherapeutic needs of parents/carers of children on the autism spectrum
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...children requiring special attention are more depressed compared to parents with normal children. In most cases, mothers of autistic children suffering from autism are at higher risk of becoming depressed due to the pressures of handling a child with special needs. In a study that associated parental stress with ASD’s, it was found that the parents who had high levels of stress had recently sought ought special services for their autistic children (Allison et al., 2012). In many occasion, the parents of children suffering from ASD often experience psychological disturbances due to the behavioural challenges exhibited by their children... Autism Spectrum Disorder- ASD 0 Autism Spectrum Disorder 1...
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PHD Proposal
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...children with autism. The current state of research provides sufficient information about the role of video modeling in teaching autistic children; the main problem, however... Running head: RESEARCH PROPOSAL The Effectiveness of Video Modeling as a Teaching Technique with with Autism in Saudi Arabia [Tutor’s Name] [Class] The Effectiveness of Video Modeling as a Teaching Technique with Students with Autism in Saudi Arabia Whether video modeling is an effective technique in teaching students with autism has long been the topic of the hot professional debate. A wealth of literature was written about how video modeling enhances and contributes to the development of more effective teaching techniques with c...
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Critically examine the characteristics and causal theories of ASD and consider the challenges this raises for mainstream educational settings
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...autistic behaviour has been subject to a number of technical challenges. However, there are repercussions, which can potentially influence the behavioural development of children, for instance, pathologies present in the prenatal period include hematic perfusion deficit during pregnancy, non-optimum gestation conditions... Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Introduction Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a group of lifetime neurodevelopmental conditions with commencementin babyhood and are characterized by impairments in three major areas namely social interaction, communication and repetitive patterns of behaviour; these lifelong neurodevelopmental disorders include autism, Asperger Syndrome, in addition ...
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Autism
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...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: Autism The emotional development of a child is as important as his physical development. Proper care is necessary for chi...
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Autism
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...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 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...
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The Autistic Student Research Paper
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...Autistic The Autistic Identify at least five common characteristics of an autistic Autism is a disorder which is caused because of neuronal impairment. It leads to lack of social interaction and communication in the individuals who suffer from it. The signs of autism can include repetitive behavior in children, lack of communication, lack of understanding and lack of self-esteem or confidence. These signs can be seen in a child when he is nearly 3 years old and the parents can easily diagnose it. Autism can be further classified into Aspergers Syndrome and high functioning autism. Individuals who suffer from autism cannot survive without a caregiver in the society and face difficulties when... ? The...
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Early Intervention for the Child with Autism
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...children with Autism deal with the challenges faced by them. However, when it comes to helping the children with Autism, it is also imperative for the parents to seek and avail all the support and guidance they need (Ross & Jolly 108). It is quite possible to help the autistic children deal with the issues faced by them through the extension of timely help and support. Being a well informed and an emotionally strong parent could go a long way in ameliorating the child with Autism. Many a times parents tend to evince a lot of worry when... of the English of the Concerned 18 July Early Intervention for the Child with Autism There is no denying the fact that parents can do a range of things to help the...
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Examining the Challenges Faced By Teachers in the Inclusion of Pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in the Mainstream C
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...AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS (ASD) IN THE MAINSTREAM ROOMS (AND SOME POSSIBLE WAYS FORWARD) Table of Contents Introduction ………………………………………………………………………………. 3 BESD and learning difficulties …………………………………………………………… 3 Causes of BESD ………………………………………………………………………….. 3 Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Defined …………………………………………….. 3 Causes of Autistic Spectrum Disorders ............................................................................ 4 Inclusion Defined …………………………………………………………………………. 5 Characteristics of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders …………………………… 5 Expectations of teachers ………………………………………………………………….. 7 Challenges... ? EXAMINING CHALLENGES FACED BY TEACHERS IN THE INCLUSION OF PUPILS WITH...
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Marketing analysis or external scanning
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...autistic children mainly belongs to the health industry and specifically to the behavioralhealth industry. The current size of this industry in Saudi Arabia is the biggest as far as the budget allocated by the government for this industry is concerned. Only in year 2013, nearly 215 billion dollars were allocated by the government for this industry. Health industry is projected to continue to grow rapidly in Saudi Arabia because of huge investment by the government in this sector. The scope for the business of gym for autistic children is still very big because of comparatively less focus of the government and private organizations... for this particular area of health. The major customer...
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Autism in children
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...children recounted they were usually very self-conscious although they hid it so they may not be conspicuous in the environment. This is to say that although autistic children can, to some extent, make sensations they fail to organize the data (executive processing) to make meaningful interpretations out of them. The ability of the autism children to engage in high or complex cognitive tasks of storytelling, as well as recitations, demonstrates their perceptual abilities and thought processes. Kirby, Dickie and Baranek, (2014) explain that ASD... Autism in Children Autism in Children Introduction Throughout the world, in every population of one thousand children, at least five suffer from autism. The...
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How to: for Autistic people
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...autistic children or individuals have preferred topics that they want to talk about all the time, try to control this at a young age by attempting to limit the extent... Opportunities for People with ASD Aside from encouraging autistic individuals to socialize, the kind of social environment a person with ASD is subjected to is considered equally important. A structure or premeditated setting is a more likely the right social environment for people with ASD but realistically, most social occasions are quite too much for them to handle. It is significant to start them on the road to socialization at a young age. Bring ASD children to schools specializing in...
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Do social stories decrease challenging behaviour in children with Autism
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...children with Autism? Introduction Autism has often been identified as serious physical or mental disorder causing children to be segregated from the entire society. The proposed research will focused on the problem of challenging behaviour among the autistic children, the effectiveness of techniques like social stories in developing behavioural skills. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other kinds of developmental disorders contribute severe behavioural problems among the children. “Social stories are written by parents or professionals to describe social situations that are difficult and /or confusing for children with autism” (Quill, 1995, p... ?Do social stories decrease challenging behaviour in...
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Comic Strip conversations for autistic students
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...children afflicted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Melinda Pierson and Barbara Glaeser of California State University in Fullerton carried out a study to ascertain how autistic children can be helped using “comic strips” and overcome feelings of social alienation and loneliness. Children afflicted by such a disorder were often found to experience high level of loneliness and social alienation because of poor communication, faulty emotional process and impaired social cognition (Travis and Sigman, 1998). Consequently... NATURE OF THE PROBLEM The point of research is to determine the effectiveness of employing Comic Strip conversations to increase social interactionand decrease loneliness among...
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Expanding the methodology in the lit. review
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...autistic children and teaching methods and strategies for children with autism. The book also discussed various problems that which mentioned the study report about the issue of Autism Spectrum Disorder, various education... ? 4. Research Methodology The research provides a well organized research methodology and it largely consists of literature review and the research exemplifies its conclusions from a large number of literatures that is evaluated in this entire study. For this, the literature review includes books, magazine articles and online resources. Literature review is developed through some previous studies and researches conducted in Britain about the current status of education policies for...
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Examining the Role of Parents in Supporting Their Child with Autism in Mainstream Education
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...autistic children. At present, diagnostic criteria and the major symptoms that can be related with autism can be identified as impairment in verbal and non-verbal communication. Correspondingly, these symptoms form a part... of the core characteristics of the childhood autism which can be firmly related with profound disorder having an affect on understanding ability to cope with the social environment. The children and young individuals diagnosed with autism often find the immediate environment to be inexplicable and unpredictable. It has been commonly ascertained that autistic children and young people are mentally retarded and they often...
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Autism
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...autistic children, approaches for identification and evaluation assessment and intervention. Definition of autism Individuals get extremely confused when they think about autism, as they perceive it to be a childhood disorder. An invasive disorder influences social and communication skills and to some extent affects motor and language skills. A wide-ranging diagnosis can include children with mental retardation and high IQ and people with extreme traits in their personality. Therefore, what exactly is autism? Autism is best defined as a complicated developmental disorder presents itself in the first three years of a child’s life (Cooper, Heron and Heward... ? Pre-Primary Children with Autism Pre-Primary...
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A parental booklet/ Information for parents/carers - Autistic Spectrum disorder (ASD)
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...autistic genes; environmental factors such as being subjected to some metals – an example is mercury; toxins that could be existent in some vaccinations. According to an autism research that was conducted back in the 1930’s, the results revealed that every child who had developed autism then, had a parent who was in contact with mercury at one point in their lives; this lead to the development of an autistic gene that was later on passed to the child. Another study also suggested that autism in small children... Task: Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) What is autism? Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are developmental disabilities that affect an individual’s communication capabilities, how they perceive...
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Themes Remade
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...autistic children are viewed as helpless and people incapable of achieving what a normal child could achieve. The film Rain Man, involving brothers one of who was autistic and the other normal offers a better perception on how the public views autistic persons. Cohen-Rotenberg in a review of studies on autistic children and their learning abilities stressed that even scholars have made a grave mistake by generalizing autistic children and their varied experiences. However, autistic children do suffer from some abnormalities that need extra care and empathy from the society... College Deconstructing the Perception of Autistic Persons: An Adaptation of the Film Rain Man Charlie and Raymond are two...
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Literature review of coping strategies of parents of children with autism
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...Autistic Children Autism can be considered as a severe developmental disorder (Robins, Fein, Barton, & Green, 2001) which can be disruptive, affecting social relationships, communication, a restriction in activities, and impairments in behaviour, as well as language and imaginative play. Repetitive and ritualistic behaviour is also common in children with autism (Rutter, 2005). The focus of this literature review is on parental coping mechanisms in relation to parenting children with autism. Parenting is challenging, when the care is child is an autistic one, the challenge much more than that of normal growing children. Autism is characterised... ? Literature Review: Coping Strategies for Parents with...
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Autism: Challenging behavior in children with autism
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...Children with Autism Autistic Children have challenging and problematic behaviors. Asperger Syndrome andAutism are part or wide conditions referred as Autistic Spectrum Disorders-ASD (World Health Organization, 1993). They influence the way the brain processes information. Autistic Children risk developing problematic behaviors. Some of the problems observed in children with autism include self-injury, pica, property destruction, tantrums, stereotypy, and physical aggression (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). The behaviors can disrupt community, home environment, and classrooms. These problematic behaviors are reinforced by the disruption they generate... , Triggers, Actions,...
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Communication Struggles of Children with Autism
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...children with Asperger Syndrome, even though there is a lack of empirical findings to substantiate this theory. (4) Haddon, Mark. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Random House, 2010. This novel narrates the story of a fifteen-year old boy who has Asperger Syndrome. He is very intelligent, especially in math or numbers, and knows little about people. The story shows how autistic children cope with their daily lives and how their mind are challenged by things or events... of the Annotated Bibliography Barnhill, Gena. “What is Asperger Syndrome?” Intervention in School & Clinic 36.5 (2001): 259. This article gives a detailed description and characteristics of Asperger Syndrome. The author ...
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Topic Paper # 1
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...AUTISTIC CHILDREN Cochlear Implant in Autistic Children XXX XXX In this paper we shall examine the affectsof Cochlear Implants (CI) on the development of children suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder. We shall first examine the criteria for determining candidacy for a cochlear implant and development in deaf children post implant. Next we shall study the special case of children who have additional disabilities such as autism. We shall also examine the benefits of a cochlear implant in autistic children. Finally we shall try to understand if Cochlear Implants in autistic children has the desired affect or not. Cochlear Implant in Autistic Children Cochlear... Running Head: COCHLEAR IMPLANT IN AUTISTIC ...
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I'm Still Human
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...children. The article, “Autism: Why Some Children ‘Bloom’ and Overcome Their Disabilities” sheds light upon the positive outcomes that can be obtained in autistic children if early interventions are prescribed in these children. While going through this article, I assessed the importance of the need of optimism and positivity in the life of autistic children. It triggered thoughts in my mind regarding my son and how proper support and interventions can actually make his life better. Autistic children are not received with warmth and love in our... I’m Still Human I’m Still Human Human beings are strongly linked with each other and they share a large part of their genetic material with each other....
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Social intervention to children with autism
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...children and adults with autism and communication disabilities. TEACCH aims at developing communication skills among autistic children and help them work and play independently of adults (Jordan, Jones & Murray, 1998). The development of communication skills is based on their understanding capability and their ability to express themselves. The programme teaches several ways of communication, such as the use of photographs and pictures... ? Interventions for Children with Autism Interventions for Children with Autism Individuals with autism demonstrate delays or deficits in social interaction and behaviour. Autism is apparent from early childhood but can emerge in early adulthood. It is associated with a ...
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