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INSIGHT INTO THE CAUSES OF AUTISM

INSIGHT INTO THE CAUSES OF AUTISM

Experts define autism as a complex developmental disability that appears during the first three years of one’s life. Autism is a result of a neurological disorder that affects normal brain function and consequently affecting the development of social interaction skills. Researchers discovered that people with autism share genetic traits with ADHD persons and those with clinical depression or schizophrenia. A person with autism prefers to stick to a set of behaviors and resists any changes to his daily activities. However, if the person knows about the change in advance, his resistance is much lower or gone completely. The person with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) interacts with others differently. If the symptoms are less severe, the person with autism may seem …

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AUTISM - AN OVERVIEW OF TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR AUTISM

AUTISM – AN OVERVIEW OF TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR AUTISM

Early diagnosis and treatment is very important, so that children would develop to their full potential and better overall ability to function. Symptoms of autism can vary in severity and often change over time; that is why strategies for treatment are tailored according to individual needs. Generally, children with ASD respond best to specialized treatment with a program that addresses improving communication, behavioral, social, learning and adaptive aspects of the kid’s life. Behavioral training uses self- help, social skills training and positive reinforcement to improve communication and behavior. There are many types of treatment including Treatment & Education of Autistic Children, Sensory Integration and Applied Behavioral Analysis. Specialized therapies include physical, speech and occupational therapy, and these therapies are very …

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