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Relating to a spectrum.


/spec·tral/ (spek´tral) pertaining to a spectrum; performed by means of a spectrum.


Relating to a spectrum.


1. Relating or belonging to a spectrum.
2. Relating to wavelength.

Patient discussion about spectral

Q. What is the difference between autism, and autism spectrum? Doctor states my child is autistic, school says he has autism spectrum disorder. What is the difference? Can medication help with any of this?

A. i agree with Lilian- it's just a way for schools to keep their behinds clean...

Q. What is a "spectrum disorder" mean? I just heard/read about spectrum disorder, What is a "spectrum disorder" mean?

A. Autism is a spectrum disorder where symptoms and characteristics can present themselves in a wide variety of combinations, from mild to severe and in any combination. A high functioning individual with autism might simply seem eccentric, a loner. More severely affected individuals may hardly communicate and prefer to function primarily in "their own world". Most individuals fall in the middle of the spectrum.

Q. What shall I do with my 3 years old son with autism spectrum disorder. What shall I do with my 3 years old son with autism spectrum disorder to increase on his Sensory Integration. I feel therapy is too costly to afford….Is there any alternative.

A. there are some computer software that can do that too, and it doesn't cost all that much.they combine hearing- seeing and feeling.
i saw a computer USB contraption that also work int hat method and i think it costs 150-200 $ ...not sure....

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The disavowal of spectrality in Smith becomes the necessary condition for preserving the status quo or, as Levin states, to sustain "the ontological stability of the bourgeois subject" (2013, 46).
I use this term to designate the poetics by which a literary work articulates its ethical concerns through tropes of spectrality.
While confirming the popularity of ghost plays on the Romantic-period stage, Mary Shelley's accounts testify to the sustained investments by playwrights and managers in new ways of combining spectrality with the acting style and increasingly striking spectacular effects of melodrama in the 1820s, the decade that, in Matthew Buckley's words, saw "the genre's emergence as a dominant dramatic form.
However, spectrality is not everything that can define what is not logocentric.
The theoretical vocabulary of Gothic Music, impacted by Jacques Derrida and his deconstructive interpretation of spectrality as a pervasive cultural condition in Specters of Marx: The State of Debt, the Work of Mourning and the New International (Routledge, 2006), is leveraged against a vast and heterogeneous archive.
However, Trowbridge (English, Birmingham City U) has carefully analyzed her work and called out its inherent spectrality.
This effect may heighten the haunting spectrality of the letter for the reader, but it also makes Ashley's version of the story of the South much more susceptible to Scarlett's particular brand of resistance.
Both forms of unworldly female eroticism must ultimately be exorcised from the text in the attempt to restore stability and banish a dangerously fluid spectrality, which threatens acceptable gender boundaries.
Following Peter Buse and Andrew Stott's line that "it is more rewarding to diagnose the persistence of the trope of spectrality in culture", questioning how tales of the ghost of Sarah Macready have been constructed, embraced and circulated reveals significant patterns of engagement between theatrical history and contemporary performance (3).
I read Faulkner's ghosts at the crossroads between Avery Gordon's theory of sociological haunting (which places the ghost as a repressed reminder of something that has been ejected from the social imagination, an absence that finds presence by speaking to the living) and Jacques Derrida's theory of hauntology or spectrality (which locates the ghost as the always contemporaneous, always present non-presence that reveals the fundamentally fractured condition of the present).
Reminiscent of the dead child in Oller's painting El velorio, Munoz refuses to remain dead, achieving a spectrality that returns to haunt the figure of the author, whose efforts to exorcise the specter concurrently turn into its conjuration, an invitation to inhabit the text.
Marx's (1977:128) theorization of the spectrality of the social (gespenstisch Gegenstandlich) predicates itself on just the historical specificity of "society" at stake here.