intelligent words rather than using mere words such as “cat” or “car”. Words like echoic, tact, intraverbal, and mand are used in this session. Verbal behavior therapy also provides errorless learning. Sometimes therapy can be stressful on the mind of an ASD patient. Once they are self dependent, it becomes hard for them to listen and follow others. Autism is not just one thing. It can be multiple things. There are different forms and each one has its own name for a reason. Yes, it can be stressful for parents trying to figure out which form it is. Children with autism are not different from others, yet they are very special. Do not treat them like an alien or try to exclude them from activities. Little do you know, you could be helping them in many ways whether it is social or educational. Works Cited “Autism Spectrum Disorder.” National Institute of Mental Health , U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services, l . Michna, Isabella, and Robert Trestman. “Correctional Management and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law , Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online, 1 June 2016, jaapl.org/content/44/2/253. “PDD-NOS.” Autism Speaks, 9 Dec. 2013, .
- Spring '17
- Pervasive developmental disorder, Asperger syndrome, autism spectrum