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Ch 3: Effects of Autism Spectrum Disorder on Development

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Effects of Autism Spectrum Disorder on Development - Chapter Summary

This entertaining chapter closely examines ways autism spectrum disorder can impact development. Get reacquainted with the perceived link between autism and aggressive behavior, vocational implications of autism, how an autism spectrum disorder can impact student learning and more. Once you've completed this chapter, you could be ready to:

  • Define and share examples of autistic speech patterns
  • List and describe behavioral characteristics of children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Explain why there is a perceived link between autism and aggressive behavior
  • Describe the unique social interactions of children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Share the definition of self-regulation and discuss ways educators can teach it to students with autism spectrum disorders
  • Detail the relationship between sensory processing disorder (SPD) and autism
  • Discuss learning challenges students with autism spectrum disorder often face
  • Explain the vocational challenges sometimes faced by individuals with autism

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8 Lessons in Chapter 3: Effects of Autism Spectrum Disorder on Development
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Autistic Speech Patterns: Definition, Types & Examples

1. Autistic Speech Patterns: Definition, Types & Examples

Communication or speech patterns are important diagnostic features in autism. This lesson will explore communication impairments by identifying abnormal speech patterns, defining related terminology and giving appropriate examples.

Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

2. Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have an average appearance, but their behavior can look very different from the standard. They may display social avoidance, repetitive behaviors, self-injurious behaviors and intense temper tantrums. Let's learn about the behavioral elements of ASD in this lesson.

Autism & Aggressive Behavior

3. Autism & Aggressive Behavior

Autism is a relatively common developmental condition. However, autistic individuals may often be misunderstood or stigmatized. This lesson discusses autism and its perceived connection to aggressive behavior.

Social Interactions in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

4. Social Interactions in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

One of the most significant symptoms of autism in a child is a deficit in social skills. Children appear to not have a desire to socialize or their ability to read social cues and verbal/body language makes it difficult. Learn the definition of ASD and social difficulties of children with ASD in this lesson.

Teaching Self-Regulation to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

5. Teaching Self-Regulation to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Many students on the autism spectrum struggle with different aspects of self-regulation. This lesson discusses why self-regulation is important and offers some strategies for teaching it to this group of students.

Sensory Processing Disorder & Autism

6. Sensory Processing Disorder & Autism

This lesson discusses the relationship between sensory processing disorder (SPD) and autism spectrum disorders. Within the lesson, SPD is defined, examples of the condition are provided, the relationship between SPD and autism is explored along with some of the controversy surrounding SPD.

The Impact of Autism Spectrum Disorder on Student Learning

7. The Impact of Autism Spectrum Disorder on Student Learning

If you are a teacher who works with students with IEPs, you are likely to encounter students with autism spectrum disorder at some point. This lesson discusses the different ways these disorders can influence student learning.

Vocational Implications of Autism: Challenges & Strategies for Success

8. Vocational Implications of Autism: Challenges & Strategies for Success

The goal for all students is to work in their community. Mastering the skills of working is a difficult task for students diagnosed with Autism. Helping students overcome barriers is critical to vocational success.

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