Autistic Children Essays

  • Autistic Children

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    think that children diagnosed with autism should be mainstreamed into regular classes because these children need improve their communication and social interaction. nowadays, according to statistics, the number of autistic children increasingly tend to increase. Autism is a developmental disorder, appeared right from the first year of life, typically before age 3 years old. To autistic children become normal kids, those around should avoid stigma for children. To help autistic children integrate

  • Autism: Educational and Social Effects

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    its positive and negative sides, a recent study conducted by Donna Kam Pun Wong, a professor and social worker, proves that integration hurts children, rather than helps them socially (Wong 3). Many parents of autistic children voiced their apprehension concerning inclusion, and the social effects it had on their children. The parents felt it made their children feel self-conscious because of the extra attention they required from the teacher, noticeably thieving the teach...

  • Imagination

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    by Timothy Findley, the main characters, two married psychiatrists named “the doctors Marlo”, have a fairly normal marriage. But they are both dealing with professional cases that are invading their personal lives. Mrs. Marlo specializes in autistic children. One case she is working on is that of a little boy who won’t talk, eat or sleep. She grows attached to this child and thinks of him as almost her own son. Meanwhile, Everett Marlo, her husband, is plagued by nightmares caused by one of his more

  • Autistic Children Outcasts

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    to have no emotion or empathy to other people. But children that have autism could just be doing what they think is right for the situation that is at hand. People all across the world think that autistic kids can't do things just because they have autism. Many think that since a child with autism can't talk that they are not happy or don't like to be around people. But many times the child in this situation is just being misunderstood. Children with autism usually ask for things differently them

  • Mainstreaming of Autistic Children

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    almost every day, and that is if autistic children should be segregated, or mainstreamed from public schools. In this paper I am going to go over some of the causes of autism and common symptoms, and then how some these autistic children are being held out of public schools. First off, there are three main stages of autism. The first being from 3-4 years old, which is known as "early infantile syndrome." (Rimland pg.69) This will only effect about 10% of all autistics. (Ackerman pg.1) The next stage

  • Parents and Autistic Children

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    invited me to dinner at her house where I met her husband and her son. During dinner, I was able to have a better insight of their lifestyle and the struggles they encounter when they have an autistic child. One of those problems that most impacted me was the constant debate of whether taking their autistic child to a facility that provides food, room, and schooling. Her husband rejected the idea of taking their child to an unknown place completely and thought the idea was simply a selfish way to

  • Autism

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    fixed and dreadful meaning to most people—they visualize a child mute, rocking, screaming, inaccessible, cut off from human contact. And we almost always speak of autistic children, rarely of autistic adults, as if such children never grew up, or were somehow mysteriously spirited off the planet, out of society. Or else we think of an autistic “savant” a strange being with bizarre mannerisms and stereotypies, still cut off from normal life, but with uncanny powers of calculation, memory, drawing, whatever—like

  • Autism: The Difficulties in Differential Diagnosis

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    Forward This essay discusses an important view concerning the differential diagnosis of infantile autism. As you will see, the symptomology common to autistic infants mimics that of severely retarded children in the early months of life. In addition, the identification of autism as a "disease" in infants is impeded by the lack of biological evidence to support such a diagnosis. Autism has, in multiple studies, been related to a multitude of organic dysfunction’s. These include everything from

  • My Family: My Autistic Brother

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    often avoided confrontation by keeping my opinions to myself, no matter how offensive someone was. But when someone directed negative comments toward my autistic brother who could not defend himself, I lost my self-control. Witnessing the struggles Bo has gone through, I feel it is cruel and ignominious to belittle the battles autistic children deal with daily. I share this story to help disclose the need to treat others with the courtesy we all deserve. I never felt embarrassed by Bo or his

  • Autism in the Media

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    understanding of autism and colors my critique of media representations. For people who do not know autistic individuals personally, however, perceptions of autism have been shaped, by and large, by character depictions in a series of feature films over the last fifteen years, most notably Rain Man (1988), House of Cards (1993), and Molly (1999). I here examine these three films, each with an autistic main character, to evaluate the image of autism presented to the public and to discuss how that

  • Argumentative Essay On Autistic Children

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    Running Head: AUTISTIC CHILDREN 1 Autistic Children, a Beautiful Gift Allison Hansen English 106, Gehlen Catholic High School AUTISTIC CHILDREN 2 Abstract Autistic children have beautiful minds but struggle to show what is in their mind. It takes years for an autistic child’s brain to develop, with a lot of hard work from the child and the family. Having autism is a daily struggle for anyone involved and takes many people to help the child. Educational classes

  • Autistic Children Research Paper

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    has a small vocabulary. Nonetheless he’s loving, sweet, funny and smart. These symptoms are symptoms shared by children with

  • Autistic Children Research Paper

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    Mullane - Project 1 This video has several different parents discussing their autistic children. Many of these parents did not realize there were problems with their child, but they discuss how this was detected. The reason for this lack of awareness was that many of these autistic children were first kids so the parents did not have a reference point for milestones. Due to this lack of a comparison, they would realize their child was not meeting goals when answering questions of the pediatrician

  • Autistic Children Argumentative Essay

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    mothers of autistic children. The idea that vaccines cause autism is the main fuel driving the anti-vaccination movement. The story is usually the same: the mother has a perfectly healthy baby that is talkative and outgoing; then, after being vaccinated, the child becomes antisocial and unable to communicate. It’s an easy assumption to make: the vaccinations did this. Autism is a very difficult and trying disorder for families to deal with. It is also a common one: “one in every 150 children has been

  • Autistic Children in Mainstream Schools

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    “The current prevalence rates of Autism Spectrum Disorders range from 0.5 to 6.7 per 1,000 among children ages 3 through 10 years” (Shtayermman 88). With this dramatic change in the frequency of autism comes the development of special education schools and, in turn, a rise in the presence of autistic children in a general classroom setting. While many think that a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, in attendance at a regular school would be beneficial to the child in question, there are

  • Music Therapy for Autistic Children

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    don’t this, don’t do that, and NO for everything they do to express themselves. Music therapy gives them that way to express themselves without being yelled at and told NO (M-8). The Tympo and Rhythm of the instruments is not just a way for the children express themselves, it even stops reminding them of when they were in the womb. The British Colombia MTA states that the tympo and Rhythm gets the child to progress from the rocking motion when they were in the womb and as a baby. It gives them a

  • Single Mothers of Autistic Children

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    The Experiences And Perceptions Of Social Support By Single Mothers Of Children Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder Introduction This study will explore the single mothers perceptions of social support relative to raising a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. It will use a qualitative framework with grounded theory methods. Two well-researched stressors exist that affect the lives of single mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder: parenting a child with special

  • High-Functioning Autism through Rain Man

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    is a high-functioning autistic, functions in his little world that he has created. Manifestations of autism such as this indicate to people how an autistic was seen as “like a wolf” (Pollak 258) in older definitions. Recently, though, people are beginning to understand that the problem is organic, or biologically based, as opposed to the psychogenic, or psychologically based, hypothesis of the past. With the release of Rain Man came the increased understanding of autistics and a willingness to

  • Autism

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    five times more common in males than in females. It most cited statistic is that autism occurs in 4.5 out of 10,000 live births. The estimate of children having autistic qualities is reported to be 15 to 20 out of 10,000. The gender statement noted before is not uncommon, since many developmental disabilities have a greater male to female ratio. Autistic characteristics are different from birth. Two more common characteristics that may be exhibited are the arching of the back while being held, to

  • autism

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    world. Many people with autism usually have rituals or they do the same thing constantly which makes them need constant supervision from their parents or state agencies. Children with autism usually don’t ever use creative or imaginative play. They also need to be taught everything that they know. There is an estimated 400,000 autistic people in the U.S. from any ethnic or racial background. The social, emotional, and financial costs of autism to the family and to state or federal agencies is very high