1/28/14 (Period 4, 35 MC questions~Scenarios+history) Feb. 4
Movie Review (due feb.11) + Homework Assignment turned in on Feb. 4
Deal with patterns of behavior that negatively affect a person’s ability to
Causes can be environmental, genetic, combined
Externalized behaviors, poor social relationships, difficulty coping with
behavioral demands, inappropriately express needs and wants
Internalized behaviors; don’t directly affect others: anxiety, social
withdrawal, mood disorders.
Emotional/behavior disorders: depression, bipolar, schizophrenia
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism 1 in 88 individuals (CDC) Number 1 disorder.
1911: ‘Autism’term was first used for adults with schizophrenia
1943: Leo Kanner: “early infantile autism”
1940s-60s: Bruno Bettelheim(blamed parents; took idea of ‘refrigerator
mothers’[mothers who were cold to their children])- Popularizes
theorizes causes of autism
1960s: Experts start to believe autism is neurological/biochemical: NOT
the result of poor parenting.
1960s: Bernard Rimland: Refutes popular ideas and leads the advocacy
1997: IDEAestablishes autism as separate category in special education.
Autisim Spectrum Disorders Pervasive developmental disorder- not otherwise specified
Childhod disintegrative disorder
Temple Grandin: Thinking in Pictures
Observations/Interviews: Apply DSMV criteria, developmental History
Difficult to diagnose because
Behaviors are not unique to people with autism
Not one distinguishing characteristic or marker
Degrees of variation among people
Diagnosis must consider
Activities and range of interests.
Language skills vary from none to very