Autism & spectrum disorders

Autism & spectrum disorders - Impairment in Social...

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20:32 Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism Spectrum) -a group of disorders characterized by delays or impairments in communication, social  behaviors, and cognitive development disorder -Autism occurs before the age of 3 -Rett syndrome affects almost exclusively females
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Unformatted text preview: Impairment in Social Interaction (in at least 2 of the following areas)-markedly impaired nonverbal behaviors (gave, postures, gestures)-lack of social or emotional reciprocity (flat affect)-failure to engage others in enjoyments and interests-failure to establish appropriate peer relationships 20:32 20:32...
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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 Wisconsin.

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