Hans Asperger

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  • Case Study On Monster Study

    Monster Study In 1939, Mary Tudor and Wendell Johnson performed a stuttering experiment on 22 orphan children in Davenport, Iowa. The purpose of the experiment was to induce and make healthy children learn how to stutter. He wanted to prove that stuttering was not a genetic cause. He believed that labeling children as a stutterer caused them to become a stutterer. 22 orphans ranging from age 5 to 15 were used. 10 of the orphans were already marked as stutterers before the experiment. The kids…

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  • Overhastiness In Children

    more children with ADHD together. It looks like chaos, but the children have a wonderful time playing together and they understand one another perfectly well. In years gone by I often wanted to intervene to get everyone involved and to explain the rules. However, they are perfectly capable of doing it themselves, albeit in a lan- guage that is very difficult to follow. They involve one another and no-one is side- lined or rejected. Overhastiness ADHD suffers often misinterpret…

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  • Reflection Paper On Autism

    There are a variety of disorders that are on the Autism spectrum. During the interview, Lisa explained that her son Christopher is on this Autism spectrum (Kirk, Gallagher, & Coleman, 2015). Autism is, according to Kirk, Gallagher, & Coleman (2015), “a disorder that affects a child’s social development and ability to communicate and that include unusual behavioral manifestations such as repetitive motor movements”. Autism is found to be both genetic and can also be caused from the…

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  • Social Engagement Of Children With Autism Analysis

    Social skills are one area were individuals with autism spectrum disorder face several challenges. Many individuals diagnosed with Autism do not initiate social interaction or play interactively with peers. One intervention that can be implemented with children lacking social skills is social stories. Social stories are individualized short stories that may increase appropriate social interactions of children with autism spectrum disorder. Social stories describe and explain the cues in social…

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  • Dyscalculia 10 Year Old Boys Case Study

    Case Synopsis Assessment and management of dyscalculia in 10 year old boys. Dyscalculia also referred to as a mathematics disorder or disability, affects an estimated 1-5 % of general population, Overtime there have been a number of neural or brain based reasons attributed to dyscalculia. Dyscalculia may result of an acquired brain injury/pathology where there is damage to the angular gyrus Dyscalculia may be developmental in nature and of genetic origin, in which the complexity of inter…

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  • Bayley's Case Study

    Home visits are a typical part of research studies especially when it involves the developmental stages of children. Recently, when entering a participant’s home and preparing to perform the Bayley’s Scales of Infant Development, it is obvious the participant (a thirty month old child) was not interested in the visitors whom just entered her home. However, it is apparent that the child is intrigued by the toys being unpacked and quickly zero-in’s on small red blocks (just big enough to fit…

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  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder In The Film Rain Man

    Autistic Spectrum Disorder Autism or, as it is currently called autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a disorder that has long been stereotyped by extremely repetitive, unusual behavior such as characterized by Dustin Hoffman in the film Rain Man. From this point on pop culture continued to portray autistic characters in a harsh light. It is sort of like defining a modern religion based off historical documentation from the 16th century. It is very rare to find someone with autism spectrum…

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  • Genetic And Environmental Causes Of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a set of diseases that affect the human mind and body in similar ways. The symptoms of each of the diseases within the spectrum causes a “significant disturbance” to the person affected. These disturbances can be cognitive, psychological, or related to any process that contributes to the mental functions of the patient. The diagnoses include, but are not limited to: Autistic Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, Persuasive Developmental Disorders, Childhood…

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  • Effective Communication In Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD) is defined as a developmental disorder related to Autism and characterized by higher than average intellectual ability coupled with impaired social skills. People suffering from ASD can overcome this disease and live a normal productive life by learning basic life skills, effectively communicating with people, and the ability to make friends are essential to maintaining a productive life. These essential life skills are important to everyday life and need to be…

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  • What Is The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night

    Autism is a disorder that is commonly known for behavioural issues and for its unknown cause. Patients with this disorder often struggle to socially interact with others and this causes frustration and confusion. In the novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, written by Mark Haddon is a first- person narrative of a fifteen year old boy, Christopher Boone, who may be considered to have the Asperger’s syndrome. “As the novel takes us through a young boy’s experiences within his…

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