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Bekah Autism Spectrum Disorder Paper

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Bekah, age 12 has moderate level Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Her life does not fit the typical cognitive, linguistic, and socio-emotional development of an adolescent girl. A diagnosis of moderate level Autism Spectrum Disorder is described in the article, Autism-The Basics, Daymut (2009) as, “a developmental disorder, impairing an individual’s ability to interact socially, communicate clearly and effectively, and behave appropriately. Bekah demonstrates an impairment in daily social interactions and has challenges with communicating. Her parents, our middle school’s entire educational team: Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, and myself created a list of social and academic goals for this academic year.
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