autism spectrum disorder


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autism spectrum disorder

n.
A neurodevelopmental disorder starting in early childhood, characterized by impairments in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of behavior, with symptoms varying from mild to severe.
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Behavioral, perceptual, and neural alterations in sensory and multisensory function in autism spectrum disorder. Prog Neurobiol.
"May Institute and its National Autism Center respond to national and global demand for a broad range of needs and services, including the dissemination of best practices in applied behaviour analysis (ABA) treatment of autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities; training in applied behaviour analysis; and the start-up and operation of schools and programs for autism both nationally and internationally.
Comment: Children with autism spectrum disorder have been reported to have reduced ability to methylate DNA and to have elevated markers of oxidative stress.
Synopsis: The collaborative effort of Caroline Dipipi-Hoy (Associate Profess, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation, East Stroudsburg University, Pennsylvania) and Daniel Steere (Professor Emeritus, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation, East Stroudsburg University, Pennsylvania), "Teaching Time Management to Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder" presents ways to facilitate time-management skills for learners with autism spectrum disorder.
A brief summary of the courses that we are run are: Introduction to the Autism Spectrum Disorder; Behaviours that Challenge and the Autism Spectrum; How to Write Social Stories for People on the Autism Spectrum; Identifying Autistic Traits; Autism and Employment; PDA Introduction to Pathological Demand Avoidance; How to Write Care Plans for People on the Autism Spectrum; and Introduction to Social and Emotional Difficulties.
TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA -- Lurasidone has been proven effective in patients with autism spectrum disorder. This outcome of a retrospective chart review of the drug in seven patients from a developmental disability clinic was presented at the 168th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association from May 16 to 19.
The theme to be discussed at the conference is "Modern Scientific Trends in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Diagnosis, Rehabilitation and Therapy." Head of the conference Dr.
What has changed to cause this rapid rise in the incidence of autism spectrum disorder? Who s the most susceptible?
The Question: Is the induction of labor related to the incidence of autism spectrum disorder?
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a group of disorders that affect brain development.
Despite an increasing understanding of autism spectrum disorder, misinformation abounds.

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