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What is Autism?
by professornow.Autism is a neurological disorder that mainly affects social skills and language. It is almost always diagnosed by three years of age. It is defined in the DSM-4 Diagnostic Criteria of Mental Disorders under the category of Pervasive Developmental Di...
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Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention deficit disorder is a serious disorder and it is not going away. It causes depression, inattentiveness, relationship and behavorial problems, deviant behavior (crime), can lead to drug abuse, alcoholism and even suicide. To better understan...
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All About Aspergers Syndrome
If your child has recently been diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome, then you likely have more questions than answers about this little-known diagnosis. This article presents answers to some of parents' most common questions about Aspergers Syndrome. W...
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Child Autism How To Spot The Signs
by jonsav.This article which you are about to read on Child Autism has been written because I have become aware of a growing concern amongst parents about this disorder, and I want to try and answer a few questions that people have been asking.Child autism or ...
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Treatment for Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
by TheBusinessPro.Adult attention deficit disorder, or adult ADD, can be a very frustrating condition to have. Almost all of the initial research and focus for the attention deficit disorders was focused on children and adolescents, but adults are just as likely to h...
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The Autistic Child - Could It Be Mercury?
by encanthis.In 1993 my son was four years old and received a diagnosis of autism. It was probably the worst day of my life.At the time autism was quite rare. I couldn't find anyone in my local area who had it and most people had never heard of it. Those that ha...
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What is Autism and What Are The Treatments For It?
by autismteacher.Autism is a life long developmental disability that affects a person's ability to communicate and to make sense of our social world. The disorder usually appears before the child is three years old. People with autism often also have learning disabil...
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Children with Autism and P.E.C.S. Is It Any Good?
by autismteacher.PECS was created by Andy Bondy and Lori Frost as a systematic way to teach children with autism and other communication difficulties to initiate communication. It has been around since the mid 1980s and is widely used with children with autism.One of...
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Child Autism - A Plea to Play
by autismteacher.I have used elements of many different approaches over the years, but the one that I've found makes the biggest difference with young children with autism is simply that of playing.Parents are biologically adapted to respond to their developing infan...
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Understanding Attention Deficit Disorder
by secmit.Attention Deficit Disorder, otherwise commonly known as ADD, is a psychosomatic condition which is normally characterized by learning and behavioral disorders. ADD is generally diagnosed in children and it affects the male infant population more than...
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Broken Mirror May Cause Autism
by nweaver.When observing and imitating emotions, children with autism display virtually no activity in a key part of the brain's mirror neuron system, according to new imaging research published in Nature Neuroscience.The human brain has a matching system of o...
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Managing Attention Deficit Disorder: 8 Must-have Skills
by Garry Macdonald. If you're and adult diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), you likely become overwhelmed when dealing with the day-to-day tasks of every-day living. This can result in feelings of 'lack of achievement' in terms of those things that are im...
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Autism Disorders & Communication Disorders
by Cheri Florance, Ph.D..A child or adult with Autism or a Communication disorder will have difficulties fitting into our extremely verbal world. These difficulties can create isolation from others and threatening walls of silence. However, there is a specific sub group of...
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Autism - Signs and Symptoms of Autism
by peterhutch.Autism is a severe developmental disorder that begins at birth or within the first two-and-a-half years of life. Most autistic children are perfectly normal in appearance, but spend their time engaged in puzzling and disturbing behaviors which are ma...
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What are the Signs of Aspergers Syndrome?
by Sheryl Polomka.Aspergers is a syndrome in the Autism Spectrum Disorder family. People that have Aspergers syndrome are on the higher end of the spectrum meaning that their symptoms aren't as bad as Autism. The main problem with Aspergers syndrome is that people h...
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Autistic Children & Special Children
by Sheryl Polomka.It is a tough job being parents of autistic children and sometimes it can be hard to just let your child be a kid. It is easy to get wrapped up in everything to do with your child's treatment that you can sometimes forget to let them have some fun. ...
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Helping Aspergers Syndrome Children Cope in School
by Sheryl Polomka.One of the common symptoms of Aspergers is that they lack in social skills which can make it difficult for them to fit in with other children and therefore it is often difficult for them to fit in at school. If you have a child with Aspergers Syndro...
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Asperger Syndrome - is There a Cure for Asperger?
by Sheryl Polomka.If your child or any child that you know has little social and communication skills, shows some repetitive behavior and/or becomes overly involved in one topic, that child may have Asperger Syndrome. Aspergers is in the Autism Spectrum Disorder clas...
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