Write a short paper (of four typed, double-spaced pages maximum) about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or a milder form of Autism called Asperger Disorder (AD). Then, choose three major characteristics or symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder that you would like to present and discuss in your paper. Summarize these three characteristics using your own words while comparing and contrasting the information presented in the textbook and in the two videos mentioned above. Also, use the other following videos (as many as you need) of specific cases of children suffering from Autism (also posted on Blackboard) to illustrate how these three characteristics marked these children’s life and language development. Make sure you provide a specific example for each characteristic or symptom that you choose to discuss. Subtle Signs of Autism 0-7 Years Old by Wonkido Autism: A Documentary by Paige Snider Severe Autism- Siblings- Pre-Meltdown Stage by AutismNewsDotCom Severe Autism: Meltdown Recovery by AutismNewsDotCom Jayden’s Meltdown Extreme Behavior by Amie Carter (Asperger and ADHD case) Jayden Talking by Amie Carter (Asperger and ADHD case) Finally, in your paper discuss what you have learned about this kind of Atypical Language Development. Connect your new insights with other course-related information that you have learned over the semester. ) Make sure that you write clear and developed paragraphs as well as correct English grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure. Due to time constraints, no revisions of this paper may be allowed.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)