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By Campion E. Quinn

ISBN-10: 0763738948

ISBN-13: 9780763738945

A hundred Questions & solutions approximately Autism: specialist suggestion from a Physician/Parent Caregiver specializes in problems with severe significance to people who love and take care of autistic childrens and adults. This publication grants authoritative, sensible solutions to the commonest questions about autism, together with motives, prognosis, therapies, assets of aid, and masses extra. Written by means of a doctor who's the guardian of an autistic baby, this article combines the author’s clinical wisdom, broad examine, and private event. The textual content is supplemented with innovations and reviews from different mom and dad of autistic young children, making this a useful source for all family of individuals dealing with the actual and emotional turmoil of autism.

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Hypersensitive Excessive sensitivity to sensations or stimuli. Mentally retarded (MR) A person with a low cognitive ability or low IQ. , amazing musical or art ability). 32 Myth: Autistic people never want to be touched. , being touched or touching other things), many are fine with being touched, hugged, playing contact sports, or being examined by a physician. Myth: Autistic people are often intellectually or musically gifted. They are capable of learning a new language in a few days, memorizing encyclopedias, or multiplying large numbers in their heads.

Are there risk factors for autism? Many studies have sought to identify risk factors for autism with the hope that finding the risk factor could lead to finding a cause of autism, measures to prevent autism, or at least help to identify autistic children earlier than now is possible. ” Researchers in one study examined the medical records of nearly 700 autistic children and their parents. This data came from Denmark’s national health care system, which has records on virtually all Danish children diagnosed with autism.

The examiner observes the child and obtains relevant information from the parents. The child’s behavior is rated on a scale based on deviation from the typical behavior of children of the same age. Autism Diagnosis Interview–Revised (ADI–R) The ADI–R is a structured interview that contains over 100 items and is conducted with a caregiver. It consists of four main factors: the child’s communication, social interaction, repetitive behaviors, and age-of-onset symptoms. Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-Generic (ADOS-G) The ADOS-G is a semistructured, standardized assessment of communication, social interaction, and play or imaginative use of materials for individuals who have been referred because of possible autism or ASD.

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