Hans Asperger

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  • Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night

    In the novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time written by Mark Haddon, we are introduced to a young boy by the name of Christopher Boone. Christopher isn’t your typical teenage boy, he’s 15 and has Asperger's syndrome. Asperger syndrome is on the spectrum, considered to be one of the “higher-functioning” forms of autism . With that being said, Christopher struggles with the ability to have social interactions and has a fear of strangers. He hates being touched, can’t eat…

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  • Literature Review On Autism

    Ceyla Erenler S004351 Temple Grandin and a Review on Autism Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is defined by American Psychiatric Association as “A neurodevelopmental syndrome that is defined by deficits in social reciprocity and communication, by unusual restricted, repetitive behaviors.” (2000) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, highlights an increase in people diagnosed with ASD and about 1 in 68 children has been diagnosed with the disorder. (2016) Although generally diagnosed at…

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  • Asperger's Syndrome Case Study

    of the autism spectrum of disorders, a person with Asperger’s has a high or above average IQ, will get fixated on a single subject, and has low quality communication and social skills. Due to these low quality communication and social skills, Asperger children often deal with mistreatment at home and bullying in the school environment. Typically, children with Asperger’s syndrome want to make friends, but fall short to socialize successfully with their same age peers, this unsuccessful…

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  • Asperger's Syndrome Pros And Cons

    I keep referring to it as Asperger 's because that is what I know it as and what we have called it for years. Her doctor still refers to it as that as well. When my daughter was diagnosed we went into research mode for months. I attended support groups, play therapy, as well as received…

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  • Asperger's Syndrome

    In this paper we will be discussing the mental and sensory skill disorder of Autism and Asperger’s syndrome. We will address the signs of the disorder that can be perceived by other’s and the School boards and the community how they can adapt to shape the person mind into becoming functioning young men and women of Society. One thing to understand is that people with this disorder just want to feel excepted and want to have a supporting community by their side. The reason why I have chosen this…

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  • Autism Book Report

    This term paper about Autism will be supported by the following books: “Autism Life Skills” by Chantal Sicile-Kira, “Neurodevelopmental Disabilities” by Dilip R. Patel, Donald E. Greydanus, Hatim A. Omar, and Joav Merrick, “Could it be Autism?” by Nancy D. Wiseman, and “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5)” by The American Psychiatric Association. Each of these books has a different way of describing Autism and also varies in terms of technicalities; giving…

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  • Explain The Three Levels Of Diagnosis Of Asd

    Three Levels of Diagnosis: Level 1 (Requiring Support): This person shows perceptible difficulties in social skills. The individual may struggle to start a conversation with someone and may respond in uncharacteristic ways to those who try to engage in a conversation with them. Overall this person may have little interest to form attachments with others. - Besides having difficulties in social interactions, their behavior is not flexible in terms of not being able to alternate from one task…

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  • Cerebral Palsy Case Study

    This definition describes CP as a heterogeneous condition in terms of type and severity of impairment. As a disorder of development, this implies the motor impairment that is manifest very early in development. The core features of CP include, abnormal patterns of movement, posture and regulation of muscle tone. Neurodevelopmental impairments affect adaptive and sensory functioning, learning, communication, behavior and even seizures. (Martin Bax, 2005) Cerebral Palsy is the most common…

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  • Two Types Of Disabilities In Today's Society

    There are a lot of people who have experienced what it is like to live with someone who has a disability. Being around someone who has a disability makes a person realize some of their behavior patterns or how they can communicate in other ways. Some people may face everyday obstacles and struggle when someone they know has a disability. Down syndrome and autism are two types of disabilities that are becoming more and more common in today’s society. There have been test done that says, “……

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  • Summary: Childhood Apraxia Of Speech

    Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), also known as developmental apraxia of speech (DAS), is a childhood speech sound disorder caused by the impairment of the motor movements of the articulators related to speech production. This impairment impacts the coordination and accuracy of the muscles used to coordinate the speech production (Vinson, 2001). This disease differs from dysarthria, which impacts the execution of the utterance instead of the planning and programming of the speech movement. The…

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