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Axia College Material Appendix F Autism and Mental Retardation Respond to the following: 1. List the primary features of autism. The primary features of autism are “lack of responsiveness” problems communicating or speaking, “limited imaginative play and very repetitive and rigid behavior” and strange motor movements 2. Which explanation for autism is no longer considered valid and lacks research support? If the baby doesn’t coo by a yr old. 3. What forms of treatment are helpful for a person with autism? Learning approaches complimentary approaches and biomedical approaches. 4. List the criteria for a diagnosis of mental retardation: IQ below 70 2 or more adaptive behaviors. 5. Explain one way in which sociocultural biases in testing might pose problems for
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Unformatted text preview: assessing mental retardation. Because those test are not always accurate. 6. Of the four levels of mental retardation, into which category do most people with mental retardation fall? Level 1 mild mental retardation 7. What are the main types of biological causes of mental retardation? Down syndrome , fetal alcohol syndrome and fragile x 8. What is the only way to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome? Don’t drink 9. What are normalization and mainstreaming? Mainstreaming is educating special needs kids. Normalization is trying to make more normal 10. What is your opinion about mainstreaming and normalization for children and adults with autism or mental retardation? PSY 270...
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