Pervasive developmental disorder

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  • Christopher's Disam

    Autism is a set of developmental disabilities that are characterized by the difficulty of communicating and forming relationships with other people. With a total of five autism types, many people affected by autism have Asperger’s Disorder. While people with this condition may be socially awkward, they often time will have interest in specific topics. This situation is captured in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon, with the protagonist of the story Christopher…

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  • Developmental Prosopagnosia Essay

    Developmental prosopagnosia (DP) is the inability to recognize faces (Biotti & Cook, 2016). DP can affect one in every 50 individuals, both men and women (Biotti & Cook, 2016). DP is caused in the temporal lobe in a specific area known as the fusiform face area. The fusiform face area is the ability for an individual’s brain to be able to help recognize different faces (Biotti & Cook, 2016). One thing that is interesting about this topic is, a person with DP is not able to recognize faces but…

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  • Casein-Free Diet

    Results Fifteen peer reviewed articles addressing the clinical research questions were evaluated. Within the 15 citations, a focus was placed on the implementation of a gluten- and casein-free diet (GFCFD) and the behavioral changes (if any) in children with ASD. Table 1 summarizes the (a) participants, (b) interventions (c) comparison (d), and (e) outcome for each of the 15 included studies. Studies are grouped within the table according to their certainty of evidence classifications. Some of…

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  • Autism Self Reflection

    The graduate course, Autism Spectrum Disorders, was a very beneficial course, not just professionally, but personally as well. As stated in the textbook, “For those entering the field of special education, the changes are probably greater that you will win the lottery than not have a student with ASD during the course of your career”, (E. Amanda Boutot, 2011, p. 5). What an impactful statement! As a professional, it is imperative to have a strong understanding of the symptoms, characteristics,…

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  • Teaching Your Tot To Talk Analysis

    best way to teach each individual. Emily S. L. Curiel wrote, "Teaching Your Tot to Talk: Using Milieu Teaching Strategies” to inform parents, guardians, teachers, and any inquiring persons on some effective strategies to help ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) children learn proper communication skills. There are three main strategies she suggests to use. First off is the model, which is holding up an item in which the child wants and stating what the item is to hopefully get a reaction out of…

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  • Miracle Run Movie Analysis

    The disability portrayed and how it was represented In the movie Miracle Run the mother, Corrine of twin boys, Steven and Phillip discovered that her boys were autistic after many doctors told her that there was nothing wrong with them. Doctors were unable to conclude any problems associated with the boys. Corrine was told by doctors that boys developed slower than girls. She was also told that twins developed their own language. The movie started out with the boys being children and ended when…

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  • The Cup Kid Book Review

    Meltdowns The book The Cup Kid opens up by introducing Autism Spectrum Disorder. It defines Autism Spectrum Disorder as a broad category of developmental disorders which includes autism, Asperger’s syndrome. (Kling 2008 p. 10) It describes that a specific criteria must be meet for a student to be diagnosed. (Kling 2008) The word spectrum is discussed because it because it can be a strength or a weakness for the subject’s diagnosis. These students with ASD are vastly different. There are no two…

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  • Dealing With Asperger's Syndrome In Children

    with social interaction, and repetitive behavior. Aspergers is not a severely inhibiting form of autism and is said to be on the "highly-functioning" side of the autism spectrum. However, people who suffer from this syndrome do experience similar developmental and social challenges that people with autism do. Some of these challenges include: limited/awkward social interaction, repetitive speech/actions, inappropriate nonverbal communication, inability to understand social/emotional cues and…

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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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