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As you enter the meeting, please post your answer to this question. NOTE: There is no right or wrong answer!

What do you think could be a possible cause of autism?

This week’s agenda: Unit 2!
Studies


Multimedia:

• Launch ABA Case Study
Portfolio

• Launch ABA Terminology Game


Readings:

• The Autistic Spectrum
• Chapter 4
• “First Causes” pg. 115125/Summary pg. 140-141

• Chapter 13

This week’s agenda: Unit 2!
Studies
• Search the Capella Library or a professional site (i.e. JABA) for at least ONE scholarly article on:
• Potential causes or contributing factors of autism-related disorder
• Next, locate at least ONE article that discusses:
• Historical trends of suspected causes of autism

You will use these
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Social/Communicative Deficits
b. Restricted, repetitive behaviors, interests or activities
(RRB)
c. Qualitative impairment in behavior
d. Both A & B

ASR
• The primary DSM-IV-TR diagnostic difference between autism and Asperger’s disorder is:
a. Social interaction
b. Language development
c. Stereotyped behaviors
d. Age of onset

ASR
• The DSM-IV-TR classifies autism related conditions as members of a group of:
a. Pervasive development disorders
b. Childhood Disintegrative Disorders
c. Intellectual Disabilities
d. Social Developmental Disorders

ASR
• The DSM-5 classifies autism related conditions as members of:
a. Pervasive development disorders
b. Childhood Disintegrative Disorders
c. Autism Disorder
d. Social Developmental Disorders

Historical Timeline of Autism

Historical Trend Timeline
• 1910 – Paul Bueler first used the word “autism” which he described as a symptom of schizophrenia. Has since been disproven. • 1940’s – Autism formally identified
• Hans Asperger – spoke of the highly intelligent
• Leo Kanner – described classic characteristics
• Bruno Bettleheim –inability to develop empathy skills because of
‘refrigerator moms’
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Historical Trend Timeline
• 1964 – Bernard Rimland – Argued autism was biological in nature and not a cause of “refrigerator moms”. Pioneered concept of rewards and punishments for children with autism.
• 1990’s – The
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