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Autism: Causes, Signs, and Management

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Autism:

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Autism is a disorder that impacts a growing number of children, and this quiz and worksheet can help you gauge your understanding of the condition. Terms that you will be assessed on include autism and pica.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll be assessed on:

  • Recalling how autism is identified
  • Identifying the signs and symptoms of autism
  • Identifying the connection between genetics and autism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related autism lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding symptoms of autism and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as pica and savant

Additional Learning

Learn more about the traits associated with autism by reading the accompanying lesson called Characteristics of Autism. The following objectives are included in this lesson:

  • Define autism
  • Understand the role that genetics plays in the development of autism
  • Know and understand the signs and symptoms of autism
  • Understand how autism is diagnosed and treated
  • Identify the major controversy surrounding autism
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