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  • Autism Spectrum Disorders Case Study

    Through the course of the past several years there has been an increase in the number of students that have been diagnosed with learning abilities, and in particular, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Increase in the diagnosis of Autism among students has had an effect on Special Education and educational implications for the students with Autism. This research paper will attempt to provide an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders and the implications that their prevalence has on the field of…

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  • Scotty Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a diverse and complex developmental disability. ASD is a spectrum which means that it affects each individual differently. Any number of behaviors, characteristics, and symptoms can be present while remaining under ASD (Autism Society, 2016). It is common for individuals who have ASD to experience trouble with communication, behavior, and social abilities. Communication skills that can be affected by ASD include learning to read or write, learning a language…

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  • Beecher Prep Research Paper

    Auggie, a kid who has a disease that makes his facial area deformed. This disease is very rare. Auggie is a nice kid but people think different because of his disease. Auggie gets bullied a lot at Beecher Prep. Beecher Prep is a school that Auggie is getting bullied at. This is actually Auggie's first time going to school. His mom was very worried about Auggie going to school because of what kids would think about his face. Even though kids at Beecher Prep changed their minds about August, Most…

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  • Comparison And Contrast Essay About Children And The Elderly

    Children and the elderly have many differences that make them unique; on the other hand, their similarities can bring them together. Different generations will never be exactly the same. Children are very different from the elderly, but they also have a good amount of similarities. The elderly have more life experiences than children because they have spent more time on this earth; meanwhile, children have exceedingly more energy than the elderly. Secondly, the elderly and children love spending…

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  • Leo Kanner Case Study Of Autism

    Background The background of Autism, how did it all begin? Before Autism was named, our ancestors did not know what it was, but they label it as being mentally retarded.” Eugene Bleuler a Swiss psychiatrist, was the first to use the term in 1911, refer to one in the group symptoms of schizophrenia” (www.webmd.com). It was until the 1940’s when doctors started using the word autism because they found that it was an emotional and social issue. Many thought the person was just insane. One of…

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  • The Importance Of Intellectual Disability

    Intellectual disability is a title given to people with diminished ability to understand new or complicated information and to master new techniques (WHO,2018). People with intellectual disabilities are diagnosed as children and have IQ’s under 70 (Health Victoria, 2016). They can fall anywhere on the spectrum, from moderately disabled to profoundly disabled (Health Victoria, 2016).. Those with Intellectual disabilities have higher mortality rates and shorter life expectancy than those without…

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  • Social Diagnosis Of Autism

    Although society as a whole has made some progress from when autism was first discovered in the 1940’s, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is still very much stigmatized in the 21st century. The social stigma of ASD is complicated, and varies depending on what country is in question, but scientists and parents all agree that the diagnosis and label of autism does invite stigma, prejudice, and the loss of the feeling of normalcy. According to Martin (2013), prominent features of ASD include…

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  • Write An Essay On A Child With Autism

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of neural developmental disabilities that can cause impair social interactions, communication, and restrict and repetitive behavior challenge. I chose this topic because during work last summer there was a young boy with autism in my group. When his mother talked to me to let me know of his condition I was unaware of what it was so she gave me a brief description of the disorder. Even though his mother told me about the disorder I would have never…

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  • Symophysiology Of Autism

    The medical definition of autism, as listed by Heward (2006), is that it is a neurobehavioral syndrome that consists of impairments of social interaction, communication, and restricted repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Autism was first used to describe children in 1943 by psychiatrist Leo Kanner at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. According to Kanner’s case reports, 11 children displayed behaviors that were completely different from any other behavior that had been…

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  • Adaptive Behavioral Intervention Case Study

    The PDD Behavioral Intervention was designed by the psychologist Cohen, Ira L. in 1999, to specifically target the ramifications of the maladaptive and adaptive behavior affecting the autistic population. This psychological test is intended to help identify unnoticeable symptoms that hinders the developmental growth in children. The test is a 30 to 45 minutes assessment completed by teachers and parents regarding the language, social and cognitive skills of children with PDD (Cohen, 2003). In…

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