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Mrs . Whitling Autistic Support Teacher Grades 7-12. Developmental Disorder. Appears *usually* in the first 3 years of life Affects brain development Social Skills Communication Skills. Causes, Incidence, & Risk Factors. Abnormal biology and chemistry in the brain Unknown!.

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Mrs whitling autistic support teacher grades 7 12

Mrs. Whitling

Autistic Support Teacher

Grades 7-12


Developmental disorder

Developmental Disorder

  • Appears *usually* in the first 3 years of life

  • Affects brain development

    • Social Skills

    • Communication Skills


Causes incidence risk factors

Causes, Incidence, & Risk Factors

Abnormal biology and chemistry in the brain

Unknown!


Possible causes

Possible Causes ….

Diet

Digestive tract changes

Mercury poisoning

The body’s inability to properly use vitamins and minerals

Vaccine sensitivity


How many children have autism

How Many Children Have Autism?

  • Unknown!

  • Autism affects 1 in 110 children.

    • 1 in 70 boys.


How many children have autism1

How Many Children Have Autism?

  • Why?

  • Unknown!!!

    • Is it due to an increasing rate of the illness?

    • Is it due to an increased ability to diagnose the illness?


Symptoms of autism

Symptoms of Autism

  • Difficulties

    • Pretend play

    • Social interactions

    • Verbal and nonverbal communication

    • Over sensitivity in sight, hearing, touch, smell, taste.

    • Distress when routines are changed

    • Perform repeated body movements

    • Show unusual attachment to something

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plPNhooUUuc


Signs and tests

Signs and Tests

Hearing evaluation

Blood lead test

Screening Test for Autism (CHAT, or the Autism Screening Questionnaire)

Physical and Nervous System exam


Autism spectrum

Autism SPECTRUM


Treatment

Treatment

  • Diagnosis

  • Early intervention

  • Particular needs

    • Medication?

    • OT?

    • PT?

    • Speech/Language?

    • Sensory Therapy?

    • Vision Therapy?

    • Diet?


In conclusion

In Conclusion …

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