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University of Guelph
PSYC 3710
Frank Cameron

Autism Spectrum Disorders Presented By Sarah Treadaway MEd OutlineReview of Autism Spectrum DisordersApplied Behaviour AnalysisCreating Success for Individuals with ASDMotivation and ReinforcementCareer Options Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism is A One of the most common neurological disorders affecting children B One of the most common developmental disabilities C Less common than Down Syndrome D A and BAutism Spectrum Disorders is one of the most common neurological disorders affecting children and it is one of the most common developmental disabilities making it likely that all of you will meet someone or even be involved in the life of someone diagnosed on the spectrum Autism Society Canada 2010 The most current prevalence of ASD is estimated at A 1 in 88 B 1 in 150 C 1 in 100 D 1 in 250At present there is no federal government monitoring system in place to provide us with accurate statistics on the prevalence of ASDs in Canada even though we do know that ASD is the most common form of any neurological disorder or severe developmental disability of childhood ASD is on the rise and Autism Society Canada is working with Health Canada and the Federal Government to come up with a system of accurate surveillance and reporting Autism Society Canada 2010 Autism Society Ontario retrieved October 2012 The ratio of males to females with ASD is A 42 B 51 C 41 D 31ASD is most common in males with a ration of 41 Aspergers Syndrome has a male to female ratio of 91 Rutter 1978 Wing 1981 27102013 4 In the DSM V Autism Spectrum Disorders are A Under the category of Pervasive Developmental Disorders B Under one single category regardless of individual traits C Have 2 symptom domains D Have 3 symptom domains E BC DSM IV DSM VAutism Aspergers Disorder PDDNOS subsumed into one existing category Autism Spectrum DisorderThree domains Social Impairments Communication Impairments and Restricted and Repetitive Patterns of Behaviour are now two SocialCommunication ImpairmentsFixed Interests and Repetitive BehavioursPresent prior to age 2 but may not manifest until laterSeverity level now ranked American Psychological Association 2013 DSM V Autistic Disorder PDDNOS Aspergers Syndrome Rhetts Syndrome Childhood Disintegrative Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder American Psychological Association 2013 Which is not Part of the Diagnostic Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder A Social challenges B Sensory challenges C Communication challenges D RestrictedRepetitive Patterns of behaviourAccording to the DSM V 2013 individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder must have persistent deficits in social communication and social interactions and restrictiverepetitive patterns of behaviour
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