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    Topic: Autism General Purpose: Inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about autism. Autistic Introduction Attention Catcher: You notice a child throwing a tantrum‚ and you think to yourself‚ isn’t that child too old to be acting like that! Listener Relevance: What you may not know is that‚ that particular child is autistic. Today I am going to tell you what it means to be autistic. Thesis: Autism is real and affects many in various ways. My goal is to inform you on how it affects

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    Autism Autism or PPD (pervasive developmental disorder) is defined by the Columbia encyclopedia as a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by the inability to relate to and perceive the environment in a realistic manner. The onset of the disorder is in infancy or early childhood‚ generally before the age of thirty months‚ and males are affected four times as often as females. Symptoms include impairment in social interaction‚ fixation on inanimate objects‚ inability to communicate normally

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    paper appeared in Autism‚ 1998‚ 2‚ 296-301. Autism occurs more often in families of physicists‚ engineers‚ and mathematicians. Simon Baron-Cohen ‚ Patrick Bolton‚ Sally Wheelwright‚ Victoria Scahill Liz Short‚ Genevieve Mead‚ and Alex Smith Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry‚ University of Cambridge‚ Downing St‚ Cambridge‚ CB2 3EB‚ UK. To whom correspondence should be addressed. 1 Abstract The study reported here tests a prediction that autism should occur more

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    diagnosed with mild autism. His classroom was really small and tight spaced. It had a round table where each student sat. There are five students in that class. There were shelves which were well organized with different materials needed for the students. It had a sink far out from the working area‚ where they could wash up after themselves. There was a computer in the classroom which the instructor said she sometimes uses for lessons‚ music and looking at pictures. Autism is a complex developmental

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    Autism is a mental disease or disorder characterized by difficulties and problems in talking‚ interacting‚ communicating and performing activities. Autism is characterized in many different degrees‚ one worse than the other. The disorder is commonly established in the first 2 years of age; anyhow‚ they are autistic since the first day they were born. According to scientists‚ autism is much more likely in boys than in girls: one in 88 girls and I in 54 boys. Autism is the fastest growing disease in

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    Running head: Autism What is autism? This is a very good question‚ and my guess would be that it is a disorder that affects a person in the way that they communicate‚ socialize‚ and interact with others. The real definition according to Baron-Cohen (1995) follows: That autism is considered the most severe of all the childhood psychiatric conditions. Fortunately‚ it occurs only rarely‚ affecting between 4 and 15 children per 10‚000. It occurs in every country in which it has been looked

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    All About Autism The rate of autism has gone up dramatically in recent years. “Autism affects every 1 and 88 children” (Wen 1). Some may want to know what autism is‚ or how they can check their child for symptoms. Possibly thinking of having a child‚ find out what may increase the risks of having a child with autism. Want to know the differences between an autistic child and a non-autistic child? Or even the likelihood of having a child with autism. Autism is a broad spectrum and effects every

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    Shroug Al-Mutairi. ID#: 201100271. Major: Business Administration. Abstract: Autism is a disorder that is not restricted to a certain race‚ gender or to the scale of development of the country‚ and that’s what I want others to understand. For this research I have read and searched through a number of books‚ both hard cover and electronic‚ I have also read a lot of medical web articles‚ and looked through autism organization websites to validate the accuracy of my material. Through this research

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    Sam is a 16-year-old boy who struggles with autism every day. He was born six weeks premature. Weighing two pounds ten ounces‚ he remained in the hospital 6 weeks on account of his low birth weight‚ respiratory distress‚ and intraventricular hemorrhage. At the age of 12 months‚ his mom noticed that Sam was delayed on his speech‚ language‚ and cognitive development. At that time‚ he was placed in basic therapy. This therapy taught him to communicate with others through pictures‚ and gestures. Currently

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    Honors English 12 April 26th 2013 Autism Autism is a complex disorder of the brains development which can cause problems in an individual’s abilities to function normally in society (webmd). Autism generally is seen in males rather than females. It is known as the fastest growing developmental disorder today (autismspeaks). There are many signs and symptoms that people with autism have to cope with. There are also different types of autisms‚ such as Aspergers syndrome‚ Rett Syndrome and

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