Media Critique.docx - Victoria Graves July 3 2018 PSYCH-2091 Media Critique Critique of ASD in \u201cCube\u201d Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD is a

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Victoria Graves July 3, 2018 PSYCH-2091 Media Critique Critique of ASD in “Cube” Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairments in language, social functioning, and the presence of repetitive behaviors or specialized interests. According to the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), symptoms are present in the early developmental period, and that individuals who have marked deficits in social communication, but whose symptoms do not otherwise meet criteria for ASD should be evaluated for social communication disorder. It is similar to ASD but focuses more on the communication aspect of social functioning and does not include the restricted interests or repetitive behaviors component. The behaviors of a person with ASD depends on the individual, as the disorder includes a lot of variability. A person’s age is an important factor, as behaviors change considerably with development. For example, symptoms in small children may include disinterest in interacting with the parent, caretaker, or other children, while older children may be more withdrawn and not have many friends. Deficits in social communication/interaction may also include decreased
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  • Psychology, autism spectrum

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