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Unformatted text preview: Â¡ http://www.drreiter.com/audiology-rap Â¡ Impairment in Social Interaction Â¡ Impairment in Communication Â¡ Repetitive or stereotyped behaviors Â¡ Differences in development appear prior to age 3 Â¡ 1in 110 individuals diagnosed with ASD Â¡ Lots of unanswered questions: â€º Cause? â€º Epidemic? â€º Best Interventions? Â¡ Boys 4 times more likely Â¡ Runs in families (2-8% ) Â¡ Higher concordance in monozygotic twins (60-96%) Â¡ Multiple Gene model: â€º About 11 different genes identified so far as having an increased risk of ASD â€º Combination of environmental and genetic factors Â¡ Broader definition of Autism â€º Spectrum Â¡ More attempts at early identification â€º Child needs a label for services â€º Get more services with ASD diagnosis than SLI diagnosis Â¡ Not scientifically supported â€º Thimerosal (mercury) taken out of vaccines and no decrease in ASD diagnosis â€º People diagnosed with ASD never been vaccinated â€º Symptoms of ASD appear around same time as MMR vaccine administered (correlation not equal causation) Â¡ What we know about our world is information we gain from our senses â€º http://www.philomel.com/phantom_words/s ometimes.php Â¡ People with ASD experience the world differently with unique sensory processing Â¡ Parents often report children with normal hearing act deaf...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course COM DIS 110 taught by Professor Weismer during the Fall '08 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Fall '08