HE DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) PROGRAM SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY ASD Symptoms Jessica Borelli, PhD Associate Professor of Psychological Science PSY 153C - LECTURE 4.1
THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY Autism ■ Definitions ■ Example of an Autism assessment ■ Core features ■ Autism as a spectrum
THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY The Look and Feel of Autism ■ Try to notice… – Social interaction – Communication – Repetitive behaviors
THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY Core Features of Autism • Qualitative impairment in social interaction • EXAMPLES • joint attention • expressive nonverbal behavior • social “mind” and reciprocity
THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY Core Features of Autism • On your piece of paper, tell me what happened in the video
THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY Core Features of Autism • An example description from a teenager without autism: • The larger triangle was like a bigger kid or bully. He chased the smaller triangle and the circle, but the smaller triangle like stood up for himself and the little circle. The small triangle was like “What’s up? Why are you doing this? You got a problem with us?…” • An example description from a teenager with autism: • The shapes bounce off each other. The small triangle and the circle went around each other a few times. They were kind of oscillating around each other, maybe because of a magnetic field… Klin, 2000
THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY Core Features in Autism ■ Heider and Simmel (1944) film –
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- Summer '19
- Pervasive developmental disorder, Asperger syndrome, School of social