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    • Autism Mitchell Buckley Mr. Holley 3rd Period H.I. 2011
    • What is Autism?
      • “A group of neurobiological disorders that are characterized by deficits in social interaction and communication and by abnormalities in behaviors, interests, and activities” (Britannica).
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    • Autism’s Characteristics
      • Delay in language skills, play habits, or ability to interact with others.
      • Repeated movements such as flapping of the arms, rotating an object, or biting their hands.
      • Some children will have outbursts of laughter or cry for no apparent reason.
      • (Teen Health and Wellness).
    • Life-long Impacts of Disability
      • Greater difficulty with social interaction.
      • Trouble understanding others’ thoughts, feelings, and emotions.
      • (Teen Health and Wellness).
    • Assistance Needed
      • Structured, predictable schedule.
      • Special education programs.
      • (Salem Press).
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    • Therapy Needed
      • Speech, physical, and occupational therapies to help people with autism control their symptoms.
      • (Salem Press).
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    • How Can I Help?
      • Be understanding of those with autism because they have a hard time with social interactions and schooling. They cannot tell emotions or understand others’ feelings as well.
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    • The End
      • Autism is a terrible disorder, but it can be treated with assistance and therapy. While there are some low-functioning people suffering from autism, many are high-functioning and very productive members of society.
    • Bibliography
      • &quot;autism spectrum disorder (ASD).&quot; Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online . Encyclopædia Britannica, 2011. Web. 07 Apr. 2011. < http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1527208/autism-spectrum-disorder >.
      • Carothers, Krista. &quot;Autism.&quot; Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen, 2011. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. < http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/article/57/autism >.
      • Wood, Debra. &quot;Autism.&quot; Genetics & Inherited Conditions . Ed. Jeffrey A. Knight, 3d ed. 3 vols. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2010. Salem Health Web. 07 Apr. 2011.