Chapter_7_Autism_Spectrum_Disorders

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Chapter 7 Autism Spectrum Disorders 1. What is the IDEA definition for autism? 2. How are the various categories of autism spectrum disorder defined by the American Psychological Association through the DSM-IV? Autistic Disorder Asperger Syndrome Rhett’s Syndrome Childhood disintegrative disorder Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) 3. What are the key characteristics of students who have autism? 4. What is the current prevalence of autism? Which gender is most often affected? How does this compare to the rate of growth in other disability categories? 5. What do we know about the causes of autism? 6. Why is early screening and diagnosis of autism important?
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Unformatted text preview: 7. How early can autism currently be diagnosed? 8. What are some of the common screening devices for autism spectrum disorder? 9. What are some of the common diagnostic devices for autism spectrum disorder? 10. Describe approaches used for early intensive behavioral intervention for autism spectrum disorder, including behavioral and educational methods: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Educational Approaches 11. What are the possible educational placement alternatives for students with autism spectrum disorder? 12. What are two unproven and dangerous treatments that have been tried with ASD?...
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