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    Other people grieve for the different societies that were abolished such as Jewish people, homosexuals, people with any type of disorder or ROMA just to name a few. An exhibit that stood out to me was “The Murder of the Handicapped” Exhibit. This exhibit explained what happened to people that suffered from learning disorders, or any abnormality in general. As discussed in the exhibit, “the "euthanasia" program required the cooperation of many German doctors, who reviewed the medical files of patients in institutions to determine which handicapped or mentally ill individuals should be killed. The doctors also supervised the actual killings.” This action proceeded for years where innocent people were murdered because they were different. This exhibit spoke to me because of the personal attachment I have to people who suffer from disabilities. I have suffered from a learning disability all my life, as well as a disability called NVLD also known as (Nonverbal Learning Disorder). It was shocking to learn that just because of a one change in a person in a way they could be banned from society or killed. I liked this one exhibit, but I felt that since this exhibit had such a strong history during the war, I would have liked to seen more artifacts. Reasons for why more objects could not be on display…

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    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism is a general term for a group of complex disorders of brain development. (1st website) The disorders are characterized in many degrees, such as difficulty in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repeat behaviors. Those with ASD, have exceptional abilities in visual skills, music and academic skills, and other cannot live independently. Autism spectrum disorder, is considered a “spectrum disorder.” Meaning that ASD affects people…

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    Child Autism Case Study

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    three with Autism Spectrum Disorder; he is nonverbal and communicates through PECS and is presently learning to sign. The assessment provided the family and intervention team information critical for setting goals for Matt. Matt’s mother is still having difficulty accepting that her son has Autism, but is willing to do anything to help him in any way that she can. Matt was placed in an early intervention ABA program where he has done well. He is starting school in the fall with an Educational…

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    Third Community Experience

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    For my third community experience, I will be with Tara Belle, a RN Care Coordinator for Women’s Health at the Mayo Clinic Thunderbird Family Medicine from 1300-1600. Two specific goals I retain for tomorrow’s community experience include: Enhancing my communication skills and learning about the job description of an RN Care Coordinator. Related to communication skills, I want to focus my attention on both the verbal and nonverbal communication skills of the female population, connected to health…

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    Music Therapy

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    Music Therapy is the clinical use of music to further health goals and improve the quality of one’s life, and has been found beneficial for patients with autism, dementia, depression, newborn children, and insomnia. Autism spectrum disorder is a range of disorders classified by repeated difficulties with communication and interaction. Music therapy may aid patients with autism spectrum disorder in learning verbal and nonverbal communication skills. Music Therapy has been found to reduce…

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    Expressive Language Essay

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    determine if a child could have Autism or another disorder that falls under the Autism Spectrum. Although a child may be able to score in the average range for language on paper, their expressive language may be below average and help to diagnose the child. Things that would be assessed would be the use of receptive and expressive language, non-verbal behaviors such as eye contact and body language, and turn taking. (webmedia) Autism is not normally tested for until 3 years of age but is most…

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    When you learn the American sign language, it is evidently comprised of only nonverbal communication, so that would include gestures that come out naturally. In the American sign language when you some signs, such as hurt, you use your facial expression to express different things (life print). If you do not use expressions such as this, you would be seen as someone with an accent of sorts, and because the point of taking a foreign language class is to meet all the standards, one of the…

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    This helped develop my oral communication skills in different ways than I ever have before. Throughout this experiences I learned how to use suprasegmental features to capture someone 's attention and clearly state a point. Learning the importance of these suprasegmental features has changed the ways in which I communicate greatly. Throughout DECA I also learned that pragmatics are very important and differ depending on the situation you are in. I now vary the ways I communicate depending on the…

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    Buddies Dolls Activity

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    Children with developmental delays or disabilities may need to have these skills taught in a more direct manner with manipulations of the environment and through the use of visual supports. The Feeling Buddies and Faces activity along with the filefolder face activity helps young children gain a better understanding of their own emotions and helps them identity the facial features and nonverbal cues needed to read emotions in others. The activity offers flexibility and can be modified based on…

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    understanding nonverbal behavior and people. The background and history of micro expressions goes all the way back to Charles Darwin in 1872. Darwin was the first person to suggest that emotions were universal, and that they are biologically innate (Matsumoto, Hwang, 2011). When Darwin first published…

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