Pervasive developmental disorder

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  • Visual Schedules

    information longer and more accurately when the routine is presented visually instead of auditory (Schneider & Goldstein 2010). However, Autistic children have deficits in their communication and social skills. Specifically, children with autistic spectrum disorder will often not respond to adults or other children. They will rarely start a conversation or speak when not directly addressed. Visual based interventions have often been used to help children with Autism to improve their social and…

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  • Evolution Of Autism In Public Schooling: Article Analysis

    Raiti, C. (2014). Evolution of Autism in Public Schooling. Educ 300: Education Reform, Past and Present. Retrieved from http://commons.trincoll.edu/edreform/2014/04/evolution-of-autism-in-public-schooling/ Raiti makes multiple accurate arguments about the factors of autism throughout the article, which includes an altered definition of autism. According to the article, Raiti is curious to find out how the teaching strategies for this population have changed from the 1930’s to the present and…

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  • Invisible Children By Lynda Barry Analysis

    Invisible Children Several people utilize the word “narration”, but it is unfortunate that they do not have the idea of what it means. Narration is simply to give account of events informing what occurred at a particular time and place. Narratives are written for several reasons such as to explain events, to entertain, to connect with others, and to persuade others to accept a specific point of view. The sanctuary of school by Lynda Barry is a good narrative account whose effect and results of…

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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

    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 early ages, it is…

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  • Explain The Three Levels Of Diagnosis Of Asd

    They also experience excessive distress; once they become focused on something, it is arduous to get back their attention or have them focus on something else. II. Essential Features of ASD: i) The most distinct characteristic of Autism Spectrum Disorder is when the child shows continuous and obvious difficulties in social communication and social interaction. Children that have ASD struggle in the following 3 areas: (a) Social-emotional reciprocity: Being able to hold and keep a conversation…

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  • Tic Disorders Essay

    Explain Habit Disorders and the corresponding treatment for these disorders. (8 points) The main characteristic of tic disorders is the presence of motor or vocal tics. Tics are defined as sudden, rapid, recurrent, nonrhythmic, sterotyped motor movements or vocalizations. They are not “nervous habits” as many people believe. Those with tic disorders are able to suppress tics for brief periods of time, but stress and fatigue exacerbate tics. There are three main categories of tic disorders…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Diagnosis Of Autism

    before receiving the diagnosis of autism. In other cases, individuals may have autism and another condition. Unfortunately, most of the time autism can be mistaken for other conditions, which include: learning disabilities, ADHD, semantic pragmatic disorder, other speech and language difficulties and dyslexia (Jones, 2016). One of the faults with diagnosis is that it can be unreliable…

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  • Intellectual Disorder Case Study

    Primary diagnosis: Speech and language delays. Secondary diagnosis: Intellectual disability. The claimant was a 7 year and 11 month old boy. Alleged disability: learning disability, could not speak understandable words, could not tie his shoes, could not wipe himself after using the toilet, and hyperactivity. His mother reported that he was unable to cut geometric shapes with scissors, unlock a key lock, could not follow simple directions, and did not say his last name when asked for his…

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  • Asperger's Syndrome In The Born On A Blue Day

    named Asperger’s syndrome, which gives him unimaginable metal powers. Asperger’s syndrome is a form of autism, which is considered a high functioning form of autism. Obsessive compulsive disorder plays a great part with Asperger’s syndrome. It is also subcategorized as being a part of a pervasive developmental disorders, in which it involves delays in many basic skills. Some of those skills would be the inability to socialize with others, use of imagination and as well as inability to…

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