High Functioning Autism in Toddlers: Signs & Treatment


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People with autism present with a wide range of challenges and abilities, from severely impaired to high functioning. This is why autism is called a _____.

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1. High functioning autism (HFA) is different from Asperger's syndrome, according to researchers, because children with HFA generally have delayed _____.

2. Toddlers with high functioning autism are generally diagnosed between the ages of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this interactive quiz and its corresponding worksheet to discern what you know about toddlers and high functioning autism. Quiz questions will assess you on topics like mild to severe symptoms of autism and the difference between high functioning autism and Asperger's syndrome.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following areas will be covered:

  • The diagnosis of autism in toddlers
  • Symptoms of high functioning autism
  • Behavioral therapy

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about toddlers and high functioning autism
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Asperger's syndrome and high functioning autism
  • Making connections - use understanding of high functioning autism and how it's connected to behavioral therapy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the symptoms of high functioning autism in toddlers

Additional Learning

Learn more with the lesson called High Functioning Autism in Toddlers: Signs & Treatment. You'll be covering these areas of study, in particular:

  • Example of autism symptoms in a young child
  • Procedure for diagnosing a toddler with high functioning autism
  • Echolalia
  • Ways of treating the symptoms of autism