Autism

Autism - Autism 10_6_10 Commonly known as ASD Its a form of...

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Autism 10_6_10 Commonly known as ASD. It’s a form of neurological health disorder; it’s very complicated and complex. Characterizes by social impairment, w/ difficulties in communication. This disorder is sometimes referred to as autism or classical ASD. Most severe form of Autism spectrum. Autism is severe. Asperger is not; people with Asperger can still have jobs and live almost normal lives. 3 to 6 children out of every 1,000 will have ASD. Males are 4 times as likely to have it then females, due to testosterone The most common feature of Autism is impaired social interaction. 1 st noticed by primary caregivers as early as infant. The infant might be unresponsive or zoned out for long periods of time. Children with ASD may appear to develop normal but quickly withdrawal to their world, they won’t interact with others Children with this may fail to recognize their own name, avoid eye contact. Have trouble interrupting what another person is saying. They do not understand facial expressions.
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course KIN 2604 taught by Professor Fisher during the Fall '10 term at LSU.

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Autism - Autism 10_6_10 Commonly known as ASD Its a form of...

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