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  • Autistic Child In Learning Activities
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    Autism (pp. 565-570) Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) that is very complex and involves many different and separate physical and mental disorders. Researchers have long been puzzled by autism, or childhood autism as it is often referred to. This severely disabling disorder affects approximately 80,000 children in the United States and is usually diagnosed by therapists and psychologists before the onset of two and a half years of age. Doctors note many of the complex disorders ...
  • Controversy Over Facilitation Therapy The Autistic Child
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    Hajducko 1 Steven Hajducko Prof. Sims MWF 10: 00-11: 00 29 November 1995 False Words and False Hope Autism is a childhood disease where the child is in a private world of their own. A description of an autistic child by her mother is: We start with an image-a tiny, golden child on hands and knees, circling round and round a spot on the floor in mysterious self- absorbed delight. She does not look up, though she is smiling and laughing; she does not call our attention to the mysterious object of ...
  • Social Problem In Autism Challenges Researchers
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    "Many years ago, I watched a young boy rock back and forth as he worked a crossword puzzle. I tried to distract him from working the puzzle to ride bikes with me. I continuously asked him to play with me, but he kept staring at the puzzle while I attempted to look in his eyes. He took the puzzle apart and flipped the pieces in the air, one at a time. He did not speak, but he made crying noises. The more I asked questions or talked to him, the louder his cries became. As his frustration grew, he ...
  • Expression In The Majority Of Autistic Children
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    Autism's effects on Education Autism is a behavioral syndrome present from early life and defined by deficient social interaction, language and communication, and play. At one time thought by some to be psycho dynamically determined, it is now clear that autism represents physiologic dysfunction of one or more undefined brain systems. In addition to characteristic autistic features, many autistic people display a variety of other signs such as attention deficits, mental deficiency, and seizures ...
  • Autistic Child
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    Autism is a relatively rare occurence it is estimated that it occurs in between 2 to 5 people in every ten-thousand births. The main factor that makes autistic childeren different from the norm is there lack of sociability. The autistic child does not appear to even want to interact with others and many times prefers self stimulation such as flicking there fingers in front of their face or biting. An autistic child is one of the greatest challenges in the classroom. With this type of child the g...
  • Controversy Over Facilitation Therapy
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    Autism is a childhood disease where the child is in a private world of their own. It is caused by biological factors, it is a neurological disorder that affects the children's, whom most can demonstrate special skills, sensory systems, their ability to communicate and their ability to fully participate in society. An autistic child can get help by different therapies, the newest one is the facilitation therapy. A description of an autistic child by her mother is: "We start with an image-a tiny, ...
  • Autism And Its Disorders
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    Living With Autism Image how furious you would be if every attempt you made to communicate with someone went in vain, every action gone unnoticed, and they even seemed repulsed by your intent on communicating. You feel the need to reach out and help this person, however all that you feel is frustration building, consuming you, until you want to shake some sense into them. Sense is the one thing that can not be simply shaken into an individual with autism, and these are the feelings and emotions ...

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