Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is primarily a _____ and _____ disorder, although some people with ASD also have intellectual and learning disabilities.

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1. Emilia, a toddler with ASD, nods her head continuously, especially when she feels stressed and overwhelmed. Which of the following categories of behavioral characteristics of ASD does Emilia's behavior fall into?

2. When AJ, who is diagnosed with ASD, gets very frustrated, he bangs his head on the wall. This _____ is very worrisome to his parents.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Children who have ASD tend to exhibit certain behavioral characteristics, and the quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of these attributes quickly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using this assessment, you'll get to see how much you know about these topics:

  • What a child banging their head on the wall is an example of
  • The difference between how children with and without ASD throw temper tantrums
  • A symptom of ASD where the brain confuses sensory feelings
  • ASD's disorder type
  • The characteristic that might involve continuous nodding

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on behavior and ASD
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about different behavioral characteristics of children with ASD and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as temper tantrums of children with and without ASD

Additional Learning

Make some more time to explore the lesson called Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. You'll get to cover more about:

  • The effects of having ASD
  • How to deal with ASD children
  • More common behavioral traits of ASD children