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Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When a case of autism is more severe than Asperger's syndrome but not as severe as autistic disorder, what will the diagnosis be?

Question 2 2. What is a neurological disorder that affects how a person makes sense of the world around them and complex developmental disorders of brain function called?

Question 3 3. What is the mildest form of autism?

Question 4 4. Which of these are treatments that have proven successful?

Question 5 5. Which of these is NOT a symptom of autism?

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Question 6 6.

Why is early screening and diagnosis for ASD so important?

Choose the best answer.

Question 7 7. Which of the following questions would probably NOT be seen on a questionnaire for ASD?

Question 8 8. A child psychologist uses the _____ on a child who is suspected to have ASD. Using this diagnostic tool, he engages the child into a semi-structured play sequence and observes the child in play, social and communication tasks/activities.

Question 9 9. Autism spectrum disorder is primarily a _____ disorder.

Question 10 10. Doctors begin assessing for ASD specifically in the _____ well visit.

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Question 11 11. In order to receive a diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome, the child must have no developmental delays during their _____.

Question 12 12. Those on the more high functioning side of the autism spectrum with deficits in social functioning often get a diagnosis of _____.

Question 13 13. Those with Asperger's often depend on _____ to get through the day.

Question 14 14. Treatment for Asperger's syndrome is geared toward _____.

Question 15 15. Playing next to, but not with, another child is called _____.

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Question 16 16. An abnormal appetite for things such as clay, chalk, and dirt is known as:

Question 17 17. In autism:

Question 18 18. Autism:

Question 19 19. Which of the following signs and symptoms fit the bill for a person with autism:

Question 20 20. How is autism diagnosed?

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Question 21 21. In the academic setting:

Question 22 22. The prevalence rate for ASD is:

Question 23 23. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been found to be caused by:

Question 24 24. Which is NOT one of the disabilities classified as an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)?

Question 25 25. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) can generally be diagnosed:

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Question 26 26. Evidence-based practices for Autism are helpful for

Question 27 27. Autism is a complex disorder of

Question 28 28. A child with Autism may demonstrate

Question 29 29. What is evidence-based practice?

Question 30 30. The incidence of Autism is

Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders Chapter Exam Instructions

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