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Autism

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Department
Child and Youth Studies
Course
CHYS 3P60
Professor
Tricia Vause
Semester
Fall

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September 23 NotesEpidemiology of ASDWhat do epidemiological studies provide with usWhat is prevalence o Proportion of people in society with whom have a particular challengeIncidence o New cases that emergeWhy is it so important to study the epidemiology of ASD o Provide better funding o How the prevalence changes over time o For research in order to improve ASD o Genetic counsellingWhat is reliabilityDefinition the extent to which a test provides constant and error free measurements o What could happen if we dont have a measure that is reliableFalse negative have autism yet results say they dontFalse positive do not have autism yet the results say they doPrevalence vs IncidenceAn important decisionAccording to Fombone 2003Prevalence the proportion of individuals
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