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    The Truths of Autism

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    autism was Martin Luther during the Protestant Reformation, while describing a severally autistic boy, but this is a doubted speculation. The first to medically coin the term autism was Hans Asperger. Even though, he thought he was observing autism, he was actually observing and describing Asperger Syndrome, which doctors realized was a different disorder in 1981 (“Who discovered Autism?”). Autism does not affect every one the exact same way. Although people with autism do show, a lot of similar

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    The following is an analysis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Analysis will provide a description of the disorder, including the following: national and global statistics, factors predisposing an individual to the disorder, signs and symptoms, and screening used to diagnose ASD. The analysis will also contain potential medical, surgical, and vital nursing care related to autism spectrum disorder. It will also include a description of a variety of therapies and pharmacological treatments. Finally

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    Yoga as Alternative Intrevention

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    Joshua S. Betts is an eleven year old, sixth grader with Asperger syndrome, which is a mild form of autism. Joshua began practicing yoga with his mother, Stacy W. Betts, co author of Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders A Step By Step Guide for Parents and Care Givers. “Mom said that the breathing (yogic breathing, meditation) could help me stop flapping when I am not supposed to. I used to flap when I was bored or nervous about the school day. Mom told me to take some deep breaths…since

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    Mental disorders are a common condition that many people and families have to live with and go through in their lifetime. The disorders are more common than one may think, and in fact they are all around us we just may not know. In the 1993 film “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”, the movie stars Johnny Depp who takes the role of a small-town man, Gilbert Grape, who takes care of his fatherless family of five. The movie shows many characteristics of autism, depression, and eating disorders. It shows examples

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    Equine Therapy

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    desperate whisper. The boy is autistic. His mother and father have been battling his lack of communication and motor functioning for years. Autism may seem like a condition in isolation, but people have come to believe that the prevalence of Asperger Syndrome has grown in recent years. In the United States, it is concluded that 1 in 252 girls and 1 in 54 boys are pronounced autistic (“What is Autism?”). Identified as a developmental brain disorder, autism affects approximately 1 in 110 children living

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    This comprehensive literature review is based on the analysis and research done on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a brain development disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. The social problems include less attention to social stimuli, less eye contact and difficulty in learning. The communication problem is due to a significant delay in language development as it affects information processing in the brain by altering

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    Jeffrey Dahmer and Asperger's Disorder

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    committed heinous acts, such as school shootings, mass murders, psychopaths, and serial killers (Brother Percy 1). Many people share the sam... ... middle of paper ... ...& Stoughton, 1993. 176-77. Print. Nordqvist, Christian. “What Is Asperger's Syndrome?” Medical News Today. MediLexicon International, 9 Mar. 2012. Web. 29 Nov. 2013. . Ozbayrak, Kaan, M.D. “ASPERGER'S DISORDER HOMEPAGE.” Information. N.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2013. . Schlesinger, Louis B. Serial Offenders: Current Thought, Recent Findings

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    For many of us while growing up school was a place to grow, to play, and to learn with those around us. When we were younger we spent time playing with all the different toys and spending time with our friends. As we grew older, we spent even more time expanding our social skills and finding ways to learn about ourselves through others. However, for the nearly one in every one hundred and fifty children (Mazurik-Charles, 2010) this is more easily said than done. Children with autism have difficulty

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    Randy is 12 years old. He is a son of a quad family, which consist of student mom, employed father, and 14 years old sister. He is 7th Grade, he was held back this year. He has Asperger's Syndrome disorder. His parent equality shares his education supports. His aunts, phonics' teacher, and old mother of autistic son they both provide help and support for Randy's family, as they need. There is nothing to do with his sister except sharing interests. Randy's family described as a democratic family that

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    Student Profile Child A is a 12 year old boy in Grade 7 with a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome, which is an autistic spectrum disorder, according to the criteria given in DSM IV (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). These criteria include impairment in social interaction; repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behaviour; significant impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning; no clinically significant delay in language of cognitive development. It should be noted that

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