Young Girl With High Functioning Autism That Has Issues With Her Emotions And Effective Communication Essay

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Jennifer Mendyk
EDU221-01IN
November 30, 2016

Abstract
This case discusses a 4 year-old girl with high functioning autism that has issues with her emotions and effective communication. For my research, I used observations of the child, interviews with significant people in her life, like her parents and teacher among others, books and the internet. The child can function in an inclusive classroom with the proper guidance and instruction.
Introduction
I did a case study on a 4 year-old girl with high functioning autism named “Sabrina Smith”. She has difficulty communicating with her family and peers and often becomes very emotional caused by certain triggers. My research came from observing Sabrina in her preschool classroom several times throughout this case study. I also interviewed her parents and her teacher concerning her developmental, educational and family history. I spoke with and interviewed a parent of a typically developing child and also the child’s autism in-home specialist. The Center of Disease Control supplied my research with information concerning causes, symptoms, treatments and, up-to-date news and information about childhood autism. WebMD was another source I used on the internet to research characteristics and general information. The books, ASD: A complete Guide to understanding Autism and our class textbook were also rich with pertinent information about ASD for my research and knowledge.
The treatment for Sabrina’s autism is in-home therapy to help

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