Autism & Aggressive Behavior


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According to the US Centers for Disease Control, how many Americans have disorders that may fall on the autism spectrum?

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1. Which of these is not a symptom of ASD?

2. What does it mean when we say that autistic individuals have difficulty with nonverbal communication?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz/worksheet pairing will focus on aggression in autistic people. Some of the topics you'll need to know about include symptoms of ASD and how many Americans have disorders that fall under the autism spectrum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To successfully pass this quiz, you will need to know the following:

  • Why autistic people have difficulty with nonverbal communication
  • How those with autism can be arrested for behavior related to their condition
  • Conditions that are comorbid with ASD

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about autism and aggressive behavior from the related lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding symptoms of ASD and the number of people who struggle with this disorder
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why those with autism struggle with nonverbal communication

Additional Learning

Study our lesson called Autism & Aggressive Behavior to find out more about ASD. The material centers on the following objectives:

  • Learn in greater detail about the stereotypes and characteristics of autism
  • Get a better understanding of how autistic responses and reactions can result in criminal behavior
  • Discuss the difference between aggression and panic in those that are autistic