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  • A Child On The Autism Spectrum

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    When the word autism is stated what is the first picture that comes to mind? Is it a child throwing themselves on the ground and having an uncontrollable fit because the situation has changed from the standard routine all of a sudden? Or a child that is rocking back and forth constantly, or playing with one or two toys for a very long time without getting bored. “Currently one out of 88 children is diagnosed with having an autism spectrum disorder also known as ASD”. Smith R, Hannah S, Sengmuller

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder And Autism

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    Autism Spectrum Disorder is defined as a neurodevelopmental condition that is classified by a triad of impairments. These impairments are in communication, socialization, and repetitive patterns of behavior (Wolf, 2004). Autism affects about 1% of the current population (Shishido, Branko, & Norio, 2013). This disorder seems like a common diagnosis in the current day in age but the disorder was only discovered around sixty years ago. The two founding researchers that discovered the disorder are Kanner

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder And Autism

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    something as complex as cerebral palsy. One of these developmental disorders is autism. Autism can cause social, communication, and behavioral challenges. One in 68 children are affected by autism. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is 4.5 times more common in boys. One in forty-two boys will be affected; whereas, one in 189 girls will be on the spectrum according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though autism is quite common and the occurrences

  • Autism And Autism Spectrum Disorder

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    and the way he interacted with others, spoke to me on a profound level. I know autism when I see it. For those not familiar with autism, Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, defines autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees (hence, a “Spectrum” that includes both low- and high-functioning individuals), by difficulties in social

  • Diagnosis Of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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    Your child just received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders. What do you do now? As the parent of a child with ASD, the best thing you can do for your child is to start treatment right away. Through the screening and diagnostic process used to determine your child’s diagnosis, you might have heard and been a bit overwhelmed with many new terms. Autism spectrum disorder has many terms used to describe treatments, services, scenarios, and more. There are many resources available to you such as

  • Autism Spectrum Condition Of Autism

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    Autism Spectrum condition People with autism struggle with their comprehension of world around them. They have what experts call straight line thinking, which means that they often struggle with abstract concepts for example sarcasm, irony or humour. (Raining cats and dogs) Autism is to be thought of as a spectrum, no two people with autism are the same as no two people without autism are the same. People with autism just think and may react differently to situations. Autism is a lifelong condition

  • Autism Spectrum Decisions

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    People with Autism Spectrum Conditions Make More Consistent Decisions Introduction It is known that people with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) have atypical interpretations of local information, as they isolate local information from its context. For purposes of this experiment, the investigators were interested in knowing whether the reduced context sensitivity that people with ASC have, affects their decision-making skills. It has been stated that a person capable of making rational choices between

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

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    Public Health Problem Autism or autism spectrum disorder ( ASD) is a developmental disorder that has been found world wide. However unlike many other disorders, autism is fairly new in the sense that there is no cure nor a set factor causing it. Today, the public is more aware of the disorder, yet there is still concern about how to treat autism in children as well as what risk factors are more likely to lead to autism. Autism has been around for the past hundred years, however previous to the

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder And Autism

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    In America about one out of 88 children have autism spectrum disorder and about 36,500 in four million children are born with autism. Currently approximately 1.5 million adults are living with autism in the United States. The autistic brain is a complicated phenomenon, which has required many years of research in the biomedical field by institutes, organizations, and the government to comprehend the disorder. Depending on the severity of the disorder – low functioning or high functioning – and the

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder ( Autism ) Essay

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    Autism Spectrum Disorder affects various aspects of an autistic child’s life. Many children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder every year, while others go undiagnosed for an extended time, or even for their whole life. A child exhibiting delays in language benchmarks or showing little interest in the surroundings should be examined for possible ASD. Language is often impaired and although the level of impairment can range from severe too unnoticeable in each child, a child is likely to have

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