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Autism's Realities

that show that: "... more than a million people in the U.S. suffer from one of the autistic disorders (also known as pervasive dev...

Students with Autism or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Education

Within six years the name was changed again and is now well know by the acronym ADHD (1997). While the names have changed, that d...

Simon Baron Cohen's Autism Theories

who is so totally into his own world, that he literally cannot react to those from the outside. As with any learning disability h...

Autism

an avoidance of eye contact, absence of speech or a nonsensical parroting of others (referred to as echolalia), apparent deafness ...

Overview and Theories on Autism

the category of Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs). This broader term refers to a range of puzzling mental disorders that ...

Families and Therapeutic Goals Regarding Autism

"syndrome of behavioral deficits and excesses that have a biological basis but are nonetheless amenable to change through carefull...

Communication and Autistic Children

2003). Scientists have learned that it is necessary to first expand some basic skills in autistic children before communication c...

Autistic Children's Education and Pivotal Response Teaching

with autism. "The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of relationship-focused interventions, such as pivota...

A Fictional Case Study of Autism and Behavioral Intervention

which Brydons behavior will be assessed are held every week on Fridays. During the first two of these practice sessions baseline ...

Self Management, Autism, and Skills of Social Interaction Questions

Rest Of The Story by Julie Pawlak and Helen Klein. While the article is instrumental at addressing the inherent importance of bri...

Autism: Research-Based Instruction

limited reinforcement repertoire, short attention span, distraction, slower learning, difficulty grasping abstract concepts, poor ...

Harris & Weiss/Topics in Autism

the "Yu Family," with parents Harold and Grace. Eddie is their oldest child. Eddie is such a "good" baby, demanding little attenti...

Nursing Case Management/Autism

This involves intensive, one-on-one teaching, which enables autistic children to learn the intricacies of behaviors or skills via ...

Autism

autism will be noticed. The autistic child has a hard time socially interacting with other people, they have problems with communi...

Autism

Autism "Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and is the...

The Controversies over Autism and its Impact on Treatment Choices

on the choices of families and on treatment options for autism. This study will consider the existing controversies, including as...

Autism: How Developmental Psychology Can Inform Practice

and after the training sessions, with results being virtually the same (Chin et al, 2000). Theory of mind, the ability to attribu...

Autism and Environmental Determinants of Behavior

2009, p. 37). The causes of autism are not fully understood. There appears to be a genetic link yet the precise etiology has not...

Bronfenbrenner Ecological Theory and Autism

toys out of reach, but still visible to the child. This requires the child to ask for assistance in retrieving the toy (Kashinath,...

Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology

has moved beyond that to also incorporate genderless implication as well. III. DOES SOCIAL DARWINISM RESTRICT WOMENS GROWTH IN CO...

Behaviorism And Annotated Bibliography For Applied Behavior In Autism

nature of normalization is to remove the stigma that has hovered over the developmentally disabled population. The author effecti...

Autism/MMR Controversy

2008). Some recent epidemiological studies have reported that the rates of autism have suggested that the rate of autism for boys ...

Autism Speaks and the Importance of a Cultural Diversity Action Plan

standards and expectations. DAPs identify objectives and delineate time frames for achieving those objectives. They also provide...

Autism and Treatment

that are characterized as "autism spectrum disorders." This paper lists these conditions and then, because it is a short essay, co...

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Effective Education Strategies

2000). Diagnosing Autism Autism is not a disorder that can be easily diagnosed through some simple process such as a blood ...

Comprehensive Discussion of Autism

is demonstrating symptoms (Pasco, 2010). Autism interferes with the normal development of the childs brain, particularly in the ar...

The Value of Informal Assessments in Private Therapeutic Practice

diagnose even under the best conditions. This is because there is no totally objective test for autism; a diagnosis requires a var...

Visual Prompts and Educating Autistic Students

Introduction Autism is a pervasive...

Antipsychotic Drugs and Autism

psychotropic medications in psychology, in general, and with autism, in particular. This discussion will include movements in psyc...

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Whole Word Instruction

is an abstract concept that can be interpreted many different ways. The whole word method stems from an understanding of literacy ...