Pervasive developmental disorders

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  • Adaptive Behavioral Intervention Case Study

    in 1999, to specifically target the ramifications of the maladaptive and adaptive behavior affecting the autistic population. This psychological test is intended to help identify unnoticeable symptoms that hinders the developmental growth in children. The test is a 30 to 45 minutes assessment completed by teachers and parents regarding the language, social and cognitive skills of children with PDD (Cohen, 2003). In regards to the scoring of the test, there is a standard model for teachers and parents to conveniently guide the testers to record the results. The approximate scoring time is 20 minutes. The PDD Behavioral Inventory parent version consists of ten…

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  • Childhood Disintegrative Disorder

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a long-term disorder that begins in the childhood, this condition is marked by extreme detachment to other people, severe deficit with communication, and repetitive behaviors, interests, and activities (Comer, 2014, p. 457). It is estimated that 1 in 1,000 children were born with ASD in 2011-2012, about double that of 2007 (Fingert, 2014, p. 1390). However, a steady increase in the number of children diagnosed with ASD has been noted in the recent years; about 1…

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  • The Importance Of Creativity In Children

    Argument and Evidence There is much agreement that creativity is beneficial for the healthy development of children. However, what challenges are present when the child has an atypical learning style or developmental delay? Children with Autism Spectrum Diagnosis characteristically have certain sensory sensitivities to touch/texture, light, sound, or smell. These sensitivities can present an obstacle when gaining an understanding of the world through hands-on art education. Similarly,…

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Analysis

    One in sixty-eight children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) disorder each year in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014). ASD is a developmental disorder that is best recognized deficits in communication ability, social skills, and repetitive patterns of behaviors, interests, and activities. The disorder impacts the ability of those diagnosed to function easily in society day to day. While ASD is a wide spread, pervasive disorder, we are only just…

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  • The Causes And Effects Of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder, has been a disorder that has been around for many generations, and has been classified as a “disease” by some scholars and doctors, but that is not the case. It is classified as a symptom of abnormal development in a pre-developed brain. Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by very impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and a sort of repetitive behavior that exists. Since there are many children…

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorders Case Study

    Through the course of the past several years there has been an increase in the number of students that have been diagnosed with learning abilities, and in particular, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Increase in the diagnosis of Autism among students has had an effect on Special Education and educational implications for the students with Autism. This research paper will attempt to provide an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders and the implications that their prevalence has on the field of…

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  • Diagnostics Criteria For Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger Syndrome (AS) is a pervasive development disorder that is widely described as a mild form of autism. It is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. Asperger’s is an autistic named after Hans Asperger a child psychiatrist from Austria., who in 1944, described children in his practice who lacked nonverbal communication, had limited understanding of other feelings, and were physically clumsy. Asperger’s behavior has many…

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  • Essay On Childhood Autism

    are the symptoms? And probably most important, how do people get Autism? And is there a cure? This paper will introduce you to Autism, and more importantly explain to you that shots don’t cause Autism, as many would like you to believe. Autism is a brain disorder that makes it hard for people to communicate and relate to others. When a person has autism the different areas of the brain fail to work together. (Stillman 65); according to an article from Autism Speaks (1) “Autism is a term used…

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  • Autistic Family Essay

    Do we as humans realize just how vulnerable we are? How about those with families that participate in school functions and leisure activities after school? Do they too realize how bless they are with that society considers them to be a “normal” family? But do families that may have an autistic family member realize just how lucky they are, they too have been blessed. A quote from Temple Gradin, an animal behavior expert and author of The Autistic Brain states, “I am different, not less.” To…

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  • Making Peace With Autism Summary

    showed outside perspectives such as other family members, friends, and neighbors. Many people had made cruel comments to her and about her parenting. I think this helped showed me, and to the audience, that you should not judge how someone handles the child when you do not know their situation. She had to assist and help Nat a certain way that worked for him. The main point I think the author was trying to get across to her readers, is that you have to do what is best for your child. Many…

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