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    Many people believe that autism is its own disorder that children are diagnosed with. However, autism is actually a term used for a wide range of disorders. Autism 's clinical name is Autism Spectrum Disorder. The term spectrum is used because of the range of symptoms, intensity, and behaviors autism effects. There are also many different types of autism. There is "classic" autism which is associated with being non-verbal and anti-social. Another form of autism is Asperger Syndrome which is associated

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    and love. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders in the United States alone, including almost five times more boys than girls (2015). Autism is a neurobiological developmental disability that has swiftly become the fastest-growing developmental disability, as the rate of diagnosis continues to rise. Autism encompasses an entire spectrum of disorders, meaning that symptoms and severity can vary greatly from child

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    Autism Vs Autism

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    one of the mental disorders, Autism also known as autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are believed to have genetic and environmental origins, yet in only a modest fraction of individuals can be identified (Neale, 2012). Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development (“What is Autism,” 2014). Autism is very common, it affects over 200,000 people in the United States per year. Autism can be treated but there is

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    Running head: AUTISM 1 AUTISM 10 Autism Name: Institution: Autism Introduction Autism is a disorder that is encompassed in the autism spectrum (ASDs) (Landa, 2007). Autism spectrum disorders describe the brain development disorders and encompass Asperger syndrome, autism, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) disorders. Features of the ASDs includes sensory and cognition problems, difficulty in communicating with other people, and repetitive

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    Autism has become an increasingly important public health concern as the number of yearly diagnoses of the disorder has increased since the late 20th century. The National Institute of Health estimates that 1 in 88 children in the United States are classified as having an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (NINDS, 2009), a genetic neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs children 's ability to learn and causes issues with social interaction and communication. Symptoms of ASD include delays in speech

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    Autism And Autism

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    Autism is a developmental disability that appears in children during their first three years of life. Autism affects the development of social and communication skills. This paper will discuss autism and the role that Occupational Therapist play in treating autism, and why this topic interests me.  Autism is a spectrum disorder that refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skill impairment, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as unique

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    Autism And Autism

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    disorder is the Autistic Spectrum Disorder (otherwise known as ASD). Autism defined as “ developmental disability significantly affecting verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction, generally before age 3,” (as cited in Gilsenan, 2011). While there are factors that influence the overall efficacy of the therapy such as age and parenting, music therapy is an efficient form of early intervention for treating autism. Autism defined as “ developmental disability significantly affecting verbal

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    Autism Disorder Mohamed Ayoub Community College of Aurora Autism Spectrum Disorder We are living in a time where a remarkable and advanced medical treatments exist. However, scientists and medical professionals are constantly faced with diseases and disorders that contemporary humanity needs a cure and treatment. Amongst the disorders that affecting our young people today is the autism spectrum disorder. It is a “complex and life long behavioral disorder marked by impairment in social and communicative

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    Introduction There have been several controversies regarding the cause of autism over the years. For example, the main cause was assumed by some to be bad parenting. Today, however, there is general agreement that the symptoms of autism, with the exception of those of abandoned children, are a behavioral response by young children to an organic disease affecting their brains. In fact, it is now generally understood that autism is a complex developmental syndrome representing a heterogeneous group of

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    explored of all youth psychiatric disorders, Autism continues to be a captivating condition. The conception and description of the disorder has evolved significantly over time leaving some philosophies once held with principle to later verify to be unproven. Scientists and clinicians have provided the highest influences to the understanding of the illness, however, history does illustrate countless teachings and initial interpretations of a possible genesis of autism to be uncertain. The socio-political

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