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Ch 4: External Factors on Development & Learning for Students with Autism

About This Chapter

This chapter allows you to review the external factors that can impact learning and development for students with autism. This study guide chapter is designed to help you prepare for an important upcoming exam, catch up in class or improve your teaching skills.

External Factors on Development & Learning for Students with Autism - Chapter Summary

Discover the external factors that impact development and learning for students with autism with help from this engaging chapter. These lessons cover topics such as multiple disabilities, medications used to treat autism spectrum disorders and the connection between education and socioeconomic status. You should be ready to do the following once you've completed this chapter:

  • Discuss what disabilities are and the prevalence of multiple disabilities in the U.S. population
  • Explore the impact of socioeconomic status on education
  • Outline the effects of socialization, culture shock and culture on education
  • Identify the differences between home and school and their impact on SPED students
  • Detail some of the factors that affect learning for students on the autism spectrum
  • Describe the cognitive and behavioral impact of seizures on children with autism
  • Explain the side effects of some of the common medications used to treat autism spectrum disorder

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