Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders - Language o Verbal and fluent o...

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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) 03/04/2008 17:01:00
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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) 03/04/2008 17:01:00 DSM-IV-TR Classifications Autistic disorder Childhood disintegrative disorder Rett’s syndrome Asperger’s syndrome Asperger Syndrome No communication problems No language development problems Average or above average I.Q. Social Behavior o Difficulty interacting with others May use inappropriate words or phrases in social situations o Difficulty understanding nonverbal cues Someone rolling their eyes when they are talking about  something that the other person is not interested in o Difficulty understanding other people’s perspectives They are honest and don’t understand why others think that  they are rude o Inflexible thinking
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Unformatted text preview: Language o Verbal and fluent o Misinterpretations of literal/implied meanings o Odd prosody o Confusion of Idioms Change your mind Out of the blue I caught his eye Your voice is breaking Pull yourself together Break a leg Cognition o IQ ranges from normal to superior o Unique features related to problem solving o Special interests Instructional Recommendations Instructional setting o GenEd setting with supports Instructional methods o Individually paced, progressive increases in task complexity, contingent feedback o Motivation based on interests Teachers interpersonal style o Calm, clear, positive, nonjudgmental Discipline o Precise, reliable, with clear verbal direction...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ALD 322 taught by Professor Patton during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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