lecture 5

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25 Jan 2011
School
Department
Course
Professor
Psychology Lecture 5
Autism
-autism happened at a rate of 1 in 1000 children in the past
-the rate increases to 1 in 160 children in the present
-it was believed that its cause is vaccination (controversial theory)
-but was proved to be exposed to flaw
-people were afraid to have vaccination for their infants
-the result was infants that are not vaccinated died
-the scientist who stated vaccination was the cause received money from lawyer that sue the
medical company
Symptoms of autism
-delay or absence of social development
-baby becomes responsive in normal condition
-baby with autism is not engaged in baby-adult activities
-ambiguous signs make it hard to identify child with autism
-usually identified by clinical psychologists
-virtual and repetitive behavior
-prefer to be left alone to engage in virtual
-prefer his own space and time
-obsess with order
-like to order toys in precise pattern in repetitive fashion and dislike deviation
-overflow behavior
-tiptoe and excessive hand movement
-movement is out of content and does not serve the purpose
-no test to identify them
-symptoms are variable
-difficult to pinpoint those behavior
-lifelong condition
-intensive therapy of autism requires a lot of time, money, and skills of the therapist
Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
-education context in school system analysis for the purpose of integration of child
-design environment that minimize autistic behavior
Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI)
-therapist spends a lot of time in reinforcement
-learn principle type of procedure to get the child to respond and feel emotion
-to make emotions come natural to them
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Autism happened at a rate of 1 in 1000 children in the past. The rate increases to 1 in 160 children in the present. It was believed that its cause is vaccination (controversial theory) But was proved to be exposed to flaw. People were afraid to have vaccination for their infants. The result was infants that are not vaccinated died. The scientist who stated vaccination was the cause received money from lawyer that sue the medical company. Baby with autism is not engaged in baby-adult activities. Ambiguous signs make it hard to identify child with autism. Prefer to be left alone to engage in virtual. Like to order toys in precise pattern in repetitive fashion and dislike deviation. Movement is out of content and does not serve the purpose. Intensive therapy of autism requires a lot of time, money, and skills of the therapist. Education context in school system analysis for the purpose of integration of child.

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