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With the elevated variety of kids being clinically determined with Autism Spectrum issues, mom and dad and execs are looking for fabrics that offer info theat will let them to higher comprehend affected childrens. whereas long ago people who have been clinically determined had restricted verbal and highbrow abilities, newly clinically determined young children usually have stable language talents or even components of giftedness. This A-to-Z paintings includes unique entries relating to Autism Spectrum problems. Entries comprise evidence approximately disabilities, own and historical views, interventions, exams, academic tools, depended on net assets, and nationwide enterprises. The paintings outlines the contributions of founding researchers and different pros and contains own views from people with ASD and their mom and dad. it is usually lesson plans that may be carried out in a house, college, or group surroundings. No different such definitive source exists that gives either academic and sensible details regarding ASD.

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103-218). edu. , & Boone, R. (2006). The handbook of special education technology research and practice. Whitefish Bay, WI: Knowledge by Design, Inc. TERRI COOPER SWANSON 25 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVICE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVICE There are a wide variety of assistive technology devices ranging from low tech to high tech. Lowtech devices, which do not involve batteries or any type of electronics, may include: (a) visual support strategies—typically low cost, hand made, and easy to use such as dry erase boards, clipboards, 3-ring binders, manila file folders, and photos; (b) tools to aid in writing, such as pencils or pens with a special grip; and (c) communication boards—portable communication boards allow the nonverbal student the means to be able to express their wants and needs.

Obsessions and ritualistic behaviors are often seen in autism spectrum disorders but do not usually meet the specific criteria for OCD as previously outlined and would not warrant a separate diagnosis of OCD in the majority of cases. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that develops following a traumatic experience such as witnessing a severe accident, assault, natural catastrophe, life-threatening illness, and sexual or physical abuse. PTSD can develop immediately following the event, but may appear months or years afterwards.

KATIE BASSITY ANTECEDENT-BEHAVIOR-CONSEQUENCE (ABC) ANALYSIS Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence analysis was first described by Bijou, Peterson, and Ault (1968) as anecdotal observation, a process of analyzing the events that precede and follow a behavior. The conditions may be modified to change the behavior. REFERENCE Bijou, S. , Peterson, R. , & Ault, M. H. (1968). A method to integrate descriptive and experimental field studies at the level of data and empirical concept. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1, 175–191.

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