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Unformatted text preview: ESL934FX Name: Kishan Bhatt Paraphrase and summarize the following paragraph The original passage is from Oliver Sacks' essay "An Anthropologist on Mars": The cause of autism has also been a matter of dispute. Its incidence is about one in a thousand, and it occurs throughout the world, its features remarkably consistent even in extremely different cultures. It is often not recognized in the first year of life, but tends to become obvious in the second or third year. Asperser regarded it as a biological defect of affective contactinnate, inborn, and analogous to a physical or intellectual defect. Kenner tended to view it as a psychogenic disorder, a reflection of bad parenting, and most especially of a chillingly remote, often professional, and refrigerator mother." At this time, autism was often regarded as "defensive" in nature, or confused with childhood schizophrenia. A whole generation of parents, particularly, mothers were made to feel guilty for the autism of their children. SUMMARY_________The cause of the rare disorder of autism in children, that is recognized mostly in third year of their age has been a debateful matter. Asperser considers it to be a natural, by birth, physical or mental defect, Where as Kenner's opinion focuses more on the mental disorder and poor parenting particlarly by isolated mothers. Autism uptill now is considerd as a ristriction in child growth and the complete parent generation, mother in particular is made to feel culprit and responsible for the autistic behaviour of their children. Guidelines PARAPHRASE_____________The cause of autism has been a matter of argue. Incidents of its occurance are one in a thousand in the entire world, but has outstandingly unchanged faetures in extremely different cultures. It's occurance is not known during the unchanged faetures in extremely different cultures....
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2010 for the course CNS 196 taught by Professor James during the Fall '10 term at Seneca.
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