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Therefore I want to explore how having a child with autism affects parent’s stress and if methods to treat autism helps reduce stress levels or any other psychological concerns parents come across. During my research I wanted to know if individuals who have a child with autism have an increase in stress levels or any other health problems. Therefore, I researched autism and parents and I found a journal article from Journal Of Child & Family Studie... ... middle of paper ... ... "Cost comparison of early intensive behavioral intervention and special education for children with autism." Journal of Child and Family Studies 16.3 (2007): 401+. Academic OneFile.
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Most children with autism have trouble comprehending basic social situations. A child with autism likely makes little eye contact, fails respond to other people in their environment, and reacts inappropriately when others show extreme emotion. It is common for children with autism to misread emotional cues because they focus on a person’s mouth while speaking instead of their eyes as would an unaffected person. Likewise, people may have difficulties understanding the emotions of an autistic child. Many times their body language or tone of voice will not match the emotion that they are trying to express.
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