Many children are being diagnosed with autism, and in fact they are more often misdiagnosed. This is due to the fact that there are many mental disorders that have symptoms are very similar to autism, so therefore they are getting the wrong treatment for the illness. Autism is most difficult mental condition for doctor to diagnose a child with. In the first part of the article, Vahabzadeh works on establishing his ethos as a child psychiatrist.By having the difficult task of informing and explaining to a patient that their child is autistic. There are many questions surrounding autism.
For some autistic children facilitation therapy may be the key to reaching out. For the majority of autistic people, to close the gap between the real world and the world they live in, takes intensive therapy. It takes more then a hand supporting a wrist or an arm to communicate. Facilitation therapy is proving to be too controversial to really know if it's the autistic person's own thoughts. Yes, there is a hidden person inside that mute creature.
Some similarities between them are, both autism and schizophrenia can be diagnosed early in a child’s life, they both have the same early symptoms: language delays, late or unusual crawling, late walking, and other abnormal actions like rocking or flapping their arms; they both can affect the development of a child’s mental wellbeing, and both are cognitive disorders (Mash, pp. 156-194). With autism and schizophrenia being so much a like it has been hard over the years for the doctors to tell them apart in a young child, because the more server symptoms of schizophrenia do not occur until their adolescent years. This cause mistreatment of the child, which can cause long term affects on their health. Another similarity between autism and schizophrenia is that they both have social dysfunctions.
Knowing other forms of communication is important because it can help to decrease negative behaviors for those who are non-verbal, and to understand their wants and needs. Many Autistic children have trouble with socializing and understanding different facial features, tones of voice, body language. For a non-verbal Autistic child the level of difficulty increases along with the chance of them becoming frustrated. There are many ways for a non-verbal child to be able to communicate, such as PECS boards, writing, different technology on ipads. This paper will provide evidence to answer the question: What are some techniques that are used to help a non-verbal Autistic child communicate?
a group of biologically based neurodevelopmental disorders that affect a child’s behavior and social and communication skills” (Rosenblatt, Carbone, Yu 5). Some of the diseases related to As I mentioned before, it is very hard to tell whether a kid has an ASD. I will give some examples of a kid that has an ASD. A typical child will turn his head when he/she hears their name. A child with an ASD might not turn or look at all even though you have called his/her name several times, but will respond to other sounds.
Therefore, he is probably suffering from a condition that needs proper diagnosis and effective treatment plan. Diagnosis of Michael’s Condition: Based on the concerns raised by his mother and the doctor, Michael seems to be suffering from autism. Generally, children with autism have problems or difficulties in three major areas i.e. language, behavior, and social interaction (“Autism – Symptoms”, n.d.). However, since the symptoms and severity of the condition differ significantly, children with simila... ... middle of paper ... ...asure is function-based treatment approach that involves getting rid of the problem behavior and substituting it with more suitable behaviors that serve the same purpose (Schrader, n.d.).
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“Autism is not just one disorder, but a spectrum of closely related disorders with a shared core of symptoms” (Help guide 2013). Though it may vary in each person, autism effects the emotional, empathy, communication, flexible behavior and social skills. Autism also varies on the level of disability from one person to another, one child may show severe signs while the other you barely notice have this disorder. Sign and symptoms of autism are often ignored and passed off as a slight delay, and believe the child will grow out of it. When a child is seeming to lack socialization skills, not able to communicate, or show strange repetitive behavior continuously; the child should be tested.
The children with autism had a lower ability to use gestures that related to whet they are saying. This makes it very difficult to understand for the receiver since you are getting to different messages at the same Time. For this experiment they had a sample group of children with and without autism from age 6-12 (So, Lui, Wong, and Sit, 2015). Overall Gestures use with children with autism is very common and help them communicate and be identified. Since these gestures give them a form of communication that either is in addition to another form of communication or by its self, it gives them the ability to communicate in someway that is helpful to them and for the receiver in most situations
Extreme withdrawal from social situations is often apparent. This behavior is often documented and referred to by the term ‘self-isolation’. It will be discussed at a later time how professionals work with autistic children in the treatment of this particular behavior along with the treatment of other clinical evidence recognized in autistic children. Development in language skills is often times absent in an autistic child. Although som... ... middle of paper ... ...Doctors, scientists and researchers have studied family genetics, damage to genes during prenatal development and they have also taken a closer look at disorders related to autism.