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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Other chapters within the MTTC Autism Spectrum Disorder (064): Practice & Study Guide course
- Human Growth & Development Basics
- Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- External Factors on Development & Learning for Students with Autism
- Forms of Assessment in Special Education
- Educational Assessment of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Service Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Transition Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Behavior Intervention Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Ongoing Assessment for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Creating Positive Learning Environments for Students with ASD
- Curriculum Planning & Adaptation for Special Education
- Teaching Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Individualized Instruction in the Classroom
- Utilizing Technology for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Communication Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Social Competencies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Behavior Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Teaching Life Skills to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Communicating & Collaborating with Families of Students with Autism
- School & Community Partnerships in Special Education
- Historical & Legal Foundations of SPED for Students with ASD in Michigan
- Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with ASD
- MTTC Autism Spectrum Disorder Flashcards