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A parent of a child with autism asks the nurse, “Will my child ever get better?” Which statements should be included in the response by the nurse? Select all that apply. You selected: • “Medication therapies may help to improve your child’s condition.” • “With behavioral therapy, your child’s symptoms may get better.” • “Most likely, your child will always be like this.” Incorrect Correct response: • “With behavioral therapy, your child’s symptoms may get better.” • “Medication therapies may help to improve your child’s condition.” Autism may improve when children begin to use speech to communicate. It will require a considerable commitment from the parents to assist the child with improving behaviors and, in ... (more) Question 57: A child who is of preschool age is diagnosed as having severe autism. The most effective therapy involves which intervention? The preschool-aged child with severe autism will benefit from one-on-one play therapy. The therapist can develop a rapport with this child with nonverbal play. Antipsychotic medica ... (more) Remediation: Autism spectrum disorders Question 58: (see full question) A 3-year-old is seen in the well child clinic. The mother is concerned that the child may be autistic. Which of the following assessment data would indicate a concern to the nurse? Select all that apply. You selected: • Withdrawing into a private world • Inability to develop social skills • Lack of communication abilities Correct Explanation: Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) fail to develop interpersonal skills. The child with ASD withdraws into a private world and is not able to develop social skills and co ... (more)
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  • Spring '16
  • Catherine McClendon
  • Nursing, bacterial meningitis

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