Repetti 127A Autism Spectrum Disorder Lecture Slides Winter 2020.ppt - Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD UCLA Psychology 127A Professor Rena Repetti Autism

Repetti 127A Autism Spectrum Disorder Lecture Slides Winter 2020.ppt

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) UCLA Psychology 127A Professor Rena Repetti
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Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis of ASD ASD Associated Characteristics & Prevalence Causes of ASD Course & Treatments for ASD
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Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder One “spectrum” diagnosis for what were previously viewed as separate disorders (e.g. Asperger’s Syndrome) Two major categories of symptoms A. Social Communication and Social Interaction B. Restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities Severity rating
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DSM-5 ASD Criterion A Persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction Must include deficits in 3 areas: A1, A2 and A3 A1. Social-emotional reciprocity failure of normal back-and-forthconversation reduced sharing of interests or emotions
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DSM-5 ASD Criterion A Persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction A2. Nonverbal communication abnormalities in eye contact and body language deficits in understanding and use of gesture and facial expressions
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DSM-5 ASD Criterion A Persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction A3. Relationships Difficulties in sharing imaginative play Difficulty making friends Absence of interest in peers
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DSM-5 ASD Criterion B: Restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities Must include at least 2 of the following: B1, B2, B3, B4 B1. Stereotyped or repetitive motor movements, use of objects, or speech Repetitive behaviors (flapping hands, spinning objects, lining up toys)
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