Social Awareness Essay : Autism

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Social awareness Essay

Topic: Autism

Attention getter:
> Autism affects every 1 in 68 children; It is one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the u.s<
("Facts about Autism." Autism Speaks. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2016. >>
Minor details about the issue
"Autism FAQ - History." Autism FAQ - History. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2016. .



Topic sentence:
>The definition/ characteristic<
"Autism Characteristics." List of Autism Characteristics. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2016. .
"Featured Conferences." Welcome to Temple Grandin 's Official Autism Website. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2016. .

>> Spectrem/ famous people

Evidence to support it:
>Interview question/ answer:
> Statistics
McGillivray, Dan B., and Amy B. McGillivray. "Autism." Personal interview. 11 Mar. 2016. Web.

Concluding Sentence:

Figure 1

Autism is now known as one of the fastest growing development issues in the united states. According to figure 1, for every 1 of 68 children in the world will have autism. Autism was first discovered officially by Leo Kanner, who published his first paper Identifying children with autism in 1943 (Autism FAQ). Autistic children at that time were believed to be emotionally disturbed or ‘retarded.’ What they did not understand however, is that there was a widened range of different types of autism. Each autistic child was somewhere on the autistic spectrum, each child with autism had different
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