Developmental Skills Differences Between Autistic Individuals And Typically Developing Individuals

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Developmental Skill differences between Autistic Individuals and Typically Developing Individuals
Approximately 3 children of every 1,000 between the ages of three and ten have autism. Most of these children may show early signs of autism upon birth, however most children develop signs between 18 and 36 months. The parents of these children notice occurrences such as restricted and repetitive behavior and deficits in communication. These symptoms are just a few that most parents notice within those given months. Individuals with autism tend to other signs such as a loss of language and social skills, and seem to be unaware of others. Autism 's severity is based on social impairments and intellectual impairments. High functioning autism also known as Asperger 's syndrome. Individuals with high functioning autism has normal intelligence, but lacks in social skills and interaction. In comparison to those individuals who are developing in a typical sense. (Chapter 14. (n.d.). In Psychology in your life (2nd ed., pp. 229-231). W.W. Norton & Company).
Authors of this article are Elizabeth Skidmore, Margo Holm, Joan Rogers, of the Department of Occupational Therapy and School of Health and Rehabilitation Science 's located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Other authors of this article are Sana Abu- Dahab, Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Jordan, and Nancy Minshew, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, School of Medicine located in…

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