Pervasive developmental disorder

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  • Uneventful Childhood Development: A Case Study

    Kennedy Krieger Institute “is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system through” (2016). PACT is another resource that specializes in helping children with special needs and disabilities. PACT is located at 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244. Kennedy Krieger…

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  • The Brain Split Case Study

    The brain split case was first discovered in the laboratory by Roger Sperry and Ronal Meyers. The brain split was first tested on humans in 1961. Patients were not capable to transport most of the data starting with one half of the their head to the other. This meant that there were two differentiate brains. Micheal Gazzaniga completed further analyses which demonstrated the left side of the hemisphere on adjusting for its absence of information, and additionally endeavors toward the right side…

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  • Equine Effects On Autism

    overall quality of life of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, but there was not as large of a difference compared to the control group as they hypothesized (Lanning et al., 2014). Gabriels et al. (2012) did a pilot study to evaluate the effects of equine therapy on self-regulation behaviors, adaptive skills, and motor skills of school age children to adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This study had 42 participants that were split up into groups of three to four to…

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    Autism spectrum disorder, also known as ASD, refers to a wide variety of developmental disorders. It includes a wide range, or spectrum, of skills, symptoms, and levels of disability. Since it is a spectrum, people who have ASD can vary from being high functioning or severely impaired. As well as explaining the overall symptoms of ASD, this paper will also explore a specific type of ASD called, Asperger’s syndrome known as being on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum. However, there…

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  • Missing Piece Program

    Program. The Finding the Missing Piece Program is created to help families that are struggling with managing a family due to a child being diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder. The program will consist of psycho-educational of ASD, and parent management training for parents and/or caregivers. In addition to a social skills group for children with ASD. The program will be every Monday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. starting May 2 - December 26, 2016, at Northwest Journey located in Wausau,…

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  • Chris Mccandless Personality

    Asperger's syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder considered to be on the “high functioning” end of the spectrum. Asperger’s is common to autism and the studies show that “It is more common than autism, estimates for the United States and Canada range from 1 in every 250 children to 1 in every 10…

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  • Cochlear Implant Case Study

    Auguste Majkowski, a Canadian boy was born deaf and received a bilateral cochlear implant which failed to help him hear. A bilateral cochlear implant helps provide hearing in 360 degrees because your head acts as a barrier to sounds coming from different directions (Cochlear, n.d.). Thirty-six days after Auguste’s surgery, he lifted his head after audiologists Margaret Winter sent pulses of electric currents to his brain. Lifting his head showed that he heard a sound. This reaction was…

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  • Analysis Of Asperger's Syndrome

    way you can first diagnosis is by taking your child to a specialist so they can perform an assessment on them as well as a psychosocial evaluation. Before they will even do an assessment there will need to be signs showing that they may have this disorder. Signs include “ normal language development as well as normal intelligence. The DSM-IV criteria for Asperger’s specified that the individual must have “severe and sustained impairment in social interaction, and the development of restricted,…

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  • Early Start Denver Model

    search for new treatments or interventions that may be beneficial for people with autism spectrum disorder. One treatment that derives from a more naturalistic approach, is the Early Start Denver Model, created by Sally J. Rogers. According to Rogers et al. (2012) the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is an intervention for toddler aged children with autism that incorporates behavioral, developmental and relationship-based strategies within a naturalistic teaching framework. ESDM is used in the…

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: Case Study

    Psychiatric Association’s (2013) DSM-5, Aiden would be assessed to determine diagnosis and his strengths. DSM-5 Diagnosis and Rationale According to the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-5 (2013), Aiden shows classic signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder (299.00). The DSM-5 clearly states criteria required for the diagnosis…

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